Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge RV Volunteer

Facility

Green visitor center building with orange sunrise reflected in the pond in front.
Established in 1961, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge protects a network of wetlands, grasslands and forests to provide habitat for a variety of migratory birds, resident wildlife and threatened and endangered species. This network of land covers more than 8,000 acres and when combined with the...

Location

Address

14000 West State Route 2
Oak Harbor, OH 43449
United States

Volunteer Position Overview

Volunteers Needed
-
Recruitment Start Date
Recruitment End Date
Training Required
No
Security Clearance Needed
Yes
Virtual
No
Suitability
Adults, Family, Seniors
Difficulty level
Average

About This Position

RV Volunteers at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge typically spend their time assisting with maintenance of the public areas mowing, maintenance, VC operations, and visitor program support. Volunteers with FWS trainings such as Ag tractor/UTV and/or construction or carpentry skills are currently highly desired. 


As an RV Volunteer we have a flexible start date of mid-April through July and ending by the end of September and we request at least 20 hours of volunteer work per week, per volunteer, in exchange for an RV site with electric, water and sewer hookups.

Duties/Activities

Conservation Education
Construction/Maintenance
General Assistance
Tour Guide/Interpretation
Trail/Campground Maintenance
Visitor Information
Weed/Invasive Species Control

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