A person wearing a hat and gloves hauls wood at a forest restoration site in Arizona.
Preserve Volunteer Hauling wood from forest restoration sites is an important volunteer activity in Arizona! © Alan W. Eckert, Alan Eckert Photography

Volunteer with Us

Thank you for your interest in volunteering! Volunteers allow us to increase our effectiveness and complete more critically important work while developing lasting friendships. We also have a lot of fun!

The health and safety of our volunteers is our top priority. We will make decisions on future events and volunteer opportunities based on guidance and information from the CDC. Please contact Dorothy Boone by email with any questions.

Volunteer Positions in Arizona

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    Ramsey Canyon Preserve (RCP) Greeter

    RCP has 25,000 annual visitors from all parts of the world. This position interacts with visitors on a regular basis and is above all else responsible for welcoming visitors and representing The Nature Conservancy in a positive and professional way. Contact Dorothy at for more information and to apply.

  • Two orange queen butterflies face each other while sitting on a small purple flower.

    Pollinator Garden Volunteer—Tucson

    Work with others to maintain the pollinator garden at the Tucson office. The garden supports the property’s sustainability features and honors the memory of a beloved staff member who was passionate about birds, butterflies and wildlife. Contact Dorothy at for more information and to apply.

  • A group a hikers stand in a single-file line with the guide points in the direction ahead.

    Ramsey Canyon Preserve (RCP) Nature Walk Guide

    Lead visitors in small group settings on nature hikes on RCP's trails to help raise awareness of the importance of conservation, enlighten visitors about the beauty and value of the desert and highlight The Nature Conservancy's work. Contact Dorothy at for more information and to apply.

  • View of the visitor center building, which sits on a green lawn with mountains behind it.

    Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve Visitor Center Host/Admin. Assistant

    Serve as visitor center host at the Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve and support the preserve manager with administrative tasks. Volunteers are asked to commit to a 5 hour shift the same day each week. Contact Dorothy at for more information and to apply.

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    Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve Special Volunteer Projects

    Looking for an occasional volunteer project that will make a positive environmental impact? There are upcoming special-project workdays at Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve. Projects include species monitoring, trail maintenance & species removal. Contact Dorothy at for more information and to apply.

  • View of a nature trail in the forest during autumn, with trees full of orange and yellow leaves lining the path.

    Hart Prairie Preserve Stewardship Projects

    These projects may include invasive species control, piling slash for forest health fire risk reduction, infrastructure repairs and facilities upkeep, fence maintenance and assisting with firewood giveaway program. Dates and times may be flexible. Contact Dorothy at for more information and to apply.

We are continuing to minimize volunteer opportunities at this time. Stay connected with nature and TNC by following us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.