Field Trips and Events


There are so many ways to get involved with nature. Choose the path that’s right for you.

Connect With Nature and join us for a volunteer workday or event.

Can't find an event near you? Be a digital volunteer:

A little elbow grease is worth its weight in gold at The Nature Conservancy's Delaware chapter. Throughout the year, we're looking for people to help out with invasive weed control, horseshoe crab surveys, tree planting, research projects, community events and general office assistance.

Please take a look at the current volunteer and event opportunities listed below. Get in touch with us at or 302-654-4707 for more information.

Special Events

  • Stream Stewards Fall Watershed Clean-up

    First State National Historical Park: Beaver Valley
    October 14, 2017

    Volunteers will help protect the watershed by picking up trash and debris in and around the streams that feed into the Brandywine Creek in First State National Historical Park. Participants will be provided with gloves, pickers and trash bags. There will also be... Learn more

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Office Assistant-Milton

    Milton, Delaware
    Join our team!

    The Southern Delaware Office in Milton is looking for a volunteer to assist with updating our online donor database and donor mailings. Volunteer must have good judgment, be comfortable using an online database, and commit to volunteer for at least one year. A volun... Learn more

  • Social Media Ambassador

    Join our team!

    We are seeking volunteers who use Facebook to actively share information about The Nature Conservancy. Facebook is an important part of our strategy to attract new audiences, increase visibility, promote conservation, and engage volunteers and other supporters. Inte... Learn more

  • Office Assistant-Wilmington

    Wilmington, Delaware
    Join our team!

    The Wilmington office is looking for volunteers to assist our staff with general office work which can range from helping organize our digital photo library to assisting with data entry in simple Excel worksheets and a membership database. Contact John Hinkson at jo... Learn more

  • Photography and Videography Volunteer

    All Locations
    Join our team!

    Encourage others to care for our natural world with your photos and videos! Send us your photos of the lands and waters in Delaware that inspire you most. We are in search of volunteers who are interested in providing high-quality pictures and/or video that will be ... Learn more

  • Special Events Support

    Around Delaware
    Join our team!

    Throughout the year, The Nature Conservancy hosts or attends numerous events and sometimes needs help with staffing these events. Qualified volunteers should have a strong commitment to our mission and values, and should be comfortable interacting with the public on... Learn more

  • Preserve Monitor-Sussex County

    Milton, Delaware
    Sussex County
    Join our team!

    Volunteers are needed to assist us in monitoring our two public preserves located near Milton in Sussex County. Preserve Monitors are asked to visit the preserve on a regular basis (approximately 6 to 12 visits per year) to assess the condition and needs of the pres... Learn more