Volunteer Positions

To learn more about a listed opportunity, please contact Molly Dougherty at mdougherty@tnc.org or 503-802-8100 unless otherwise specified.


Social Media Ambassador
Enjoy social media? Looking for a fun and easy way to volunteer from the comfort of your own home? Become a social media ambassador for The Nature Conservancy! We're looking for people to help us spread the word about important news and events to their online friends, followers and family.


Camassia Preserve Steward 

Restore native vegetation on your own schedule! Our Camassia Preserve Stewards claim a plot of land to clear invasive plant species. Must be physically fit and able to work once a month for a year.    

On-Call for Camassia
Itching to get involved with restoration projects near Portland? Then join our on-call team to hear about ongoing volunteer restoration needs at Camassia Natural Area in West Linn. Projects include invasive species removal, trail maintenance and more. No commitment is required to join as projects occur on an "on-call" basis.


EDRR Survey Volunteer

Monitor for Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) species at Willamette Valley preserves. Training will be provided on targeted species identification and how to record data and report findings. Interested volunteers must have a smartphone, basic botanical knowledge and plant identification skills and the ability to work outdoors in varied weather conditions. Training and surveys will take place in May, June and July. Time commitment includes one training date in May and two or more survey days of 6-8 hours each.



On-Call for the Coast
Are you interested in learning about ongoing restoration projects on our coastal preserves? Then join our on-call team to learn how you can get involved. Projects include invasive species removal, trail maintenance and more. No commitment is required to join as projects occur on an "on-call" basis. Email Catherine at cdunn@tnc.org to join this team.

Cascade Head Volunteer Naturalist
Naturalists greet visitors, answer questions, and foster compliance with visitor guidelines at Cascade Head Preserve on weekend days from April- October. This year's Cascade Head Naturalist training is scheduled for Saturday, May 19. Learn more about this position on our Volunteer Training page


Administrative Assistant

Learn about the Conservancy’s work in Wallowa County and contribute to key conservation projects while helping with a variety of projects. Tasks include data entry, mailings, managing supplies and files and more. Time commitment is 6 to 10 hours/week for a minimum of 6 months.    


Thursday Crew
Volunteers are invited to join the Southwest Oregon Thursday Crew! This volunteer group meets weekly at local preserves, helping with projects like weed removal, rare species monitoring, fencing and more. Contact Molly Morison to join: sworegon@tnc.org or (541)770-7933 ext. 2.


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