Ways to Get Involved

Discover for yourself what tens of thousands of volunteers have learned: Volunteering for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is fun and rewarding in many ways. Master new skills. Meet new friends. Enjoy a sense of accomplishment from doing your part to further wildlife conservation for the pleasure of generations to follow. Contact refuge headquarters to find out our station's latest volunteer opportunities.


Work camper opportunities – we have 2 camper pads located adjacent to the office/visitor center. 

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Volunteer Opportunities

Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge is 9,000 acres of land that is actively managed to create and maintain optimal wildlife habitat, which makes it a very attractive location for a diversity of wildlife as well as visitors. This refuge is a wonderful location for fishing, kayaking, wildlife...

Education Programs

Open the door to a potentially life-changing experience. If you land a student internship, a fellowship or a volunteer opportunity at a national wildlife refuge national wildlife refuge
A national wildlife refuge is typically a contiguous area of land and water managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  for the conservation and, where appropriate, restoration of fish, wildlife and plant resources and their habitats for the benefit of present and future generations of Americans.

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, fish hatchery or other Fish and Wildlife Service site, you’re bound to come away with new insights and excitement about conservation. 

UT Martin Intern Program – The refuge has an agreement with UT Martin to provide biological interns with our summer seasonal needs on the refuge.