A variety of volunteer positions are available at parks and preserves throughout Manatee County.
Examples of volunteer activities include trail maintenance, trash retrieval, exotic species removal, gardening/planting, wildlife identification, seed collection, greeting the public, leading nature programs, and small carpentry projects.
By volunteering in Manatee County's parks and preserves you can:
- Preserve Manatee County's natural lands
- Discover and learn about Florida's natural environment
- Share your special skills and talents with others
- Take part in opportunities for special training and classes designed to expand your knowledge of Florida's environment
- Work as part of a dynamic and dedicated volunteer team
- Make new friends
- Help others learn to appreciate nature
- Learn new skills and trades
- Earn community service hours
For more information on our volunteer openings, to request a volunteer application, or to schedule a group volunteer event please contact the Manatee County Volunteer and Education Division.