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Build your resume or just enjoy a productive and rewarding experience. Become a Moosehorn volunteer!
Who can volunteer?
No special skills are needed. Job training is provided, if necessary. There is no age limit, though volunteers under 18 need written parental approval. Organized group participation is welcome. Anyone under 16 may want to volunteer as part of a supervised group, such as a Scout troop or a 4H Club. Volunteers are welcome regardless of race, religion, age, gender, nationality, or disability. U.S. citizenship is not required.
What do volunteers do?
Volunteers perform a wide variety of tasks, including:
The amount of time you volunteer is up to you. You may work full-time, a few hours per week or month, or during a particular season.
The mission of Friends is to promote the use, understanding, knowledge, growth, development, operation, and management of Moosehorn NWR and the refuge system of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Friends is an independent non-profit organization committed to the programs and activities of Moosehorn NWR to accomplish its goals and objectives for the enhancement of of wildlife populations and their habitats.
To get more information about the Friends Group please visit the Friends of Moosehorn Web site.
During the summer months, several full-time (40 hours/week) positions are available. Interns receive a stipend and housing near the refuge headquarters.
Public Use Assistant
Greet the public and answer visitor questions, lead interpretive and educational programs, assist in planning and staffing special events. Oppotunity to develop programs and education materials, if desired. To learn more about the Public Use Aide position, click here (pdf - 61KB).
Conduct wildlife observations and species counts, bird banding, and habitat monitoring; collect water and soil samples; assist with habitat maintenance and improvement projects. To learn more about the Biological Aide position, please click here (pdf - 56KB).
Assist refuge staff with controlled burns, fire suppression, and maintenance of fire equipment. To learn more about the Fire Management and Forestry Aide position, click here (pdf - 63KB).
For more information, call the refuge office at (207) 454-7161 or email us at email@example.com.