Hassayampa River Preserve Volunteering

AmeriCorps Stewardship Assistant

Join the Conservancy as a 6-month AmeriCorps Stewardship Assistant. You will be working with staff on the Verde River Projects near Camp Verde, AZ in March and at beautiful, cool Hart Prairie Preserve April through August 2017. You will receive a cost of living stipend, housing and medical insurance are provided at no cost to you, and upon successful completion of your service term you will receive an education award.  Selection is dependent upon review of a background check. Applications are accepted at through Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Download job description.

Ongoing Opportunities

Visitor Center Host
Welcome visitors to Hassayampa River Preserve and introduce them to The Nature Conservancy and the natural and human history of the preserve. Desired commitment of one or two shifts per month, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday - Sunday.

Preserve Steward
Maintain, reroute and stabilize trails, clear brush, repair fencing, eradicate invasive plants, and spruce up the desert garden. Bring gloves, hat, water, and snacks in a day pack that you can carry.  Be prepared to get dirty.  We often hike into areas of the preserve that are not open to the public.  Children must be 12 or older to participate. Please notify us in advance if you have any medical or physical limitations.  One-time individual and corporate and organizational groups are always welcome.  Limited to 20 people per shift. Desired commitment of one or two shifts per month, from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.

Trail Docent
Lead adult and student groups on interpretive nature walks within the preserve to provide a high quality visitor experience. Tours are scheduled Wednesday - Saturday as requested. 

Assist with general office tasks, help with the quarterly newsletter and event publicity.   

Building Maintenance
Assist with general repair and maintenance of the Visitor Center and other buildings within the preserve complex. 

Start Your Adventure Now

Download a volunteer application (.pdf, 209 kb) and return it to the address below.

HRP Times

Download news for Hassayampa volunteers (.pdf, 178 kb).

Hassayampa River Preserve
49614 N. US Highway 60
Wickenburg, AZ 85390


Call (928) 684-2772 or e-mail


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