Volunteer

Current Opportunities

NATURE TOUR LEADERS
If you are interested in or knowledgeable about native Florida flora and fauna, we need your help. Our boardwalk through five native habitats is a break from the everyday world and a reminder of what once was. Lend a hand in our guests learning experience. Contact (941) 322-1000.

CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP LEADERS
Children have a thirst to learn more about nature. They get deeply involved in the fact that there are places with no sidewalks or traffic. Taking home a nature craft adds to their enjoyment. Take part in this satisfying experience as a leader or helper. Contact (941) 322-1000.

GIFT SHOP ATTENDANTS
Crowley offers the chance to interact with guests who have an interest in the real Florida. We are in need of a few outgoing folks who can come to the Center to collect admissions, do small sales, have fun arranging stock and chit-chatting with guests in our gift shop to satisfy their thirst to find out a little information about native Florida.
During season, we need gift shop attendants during the week Tuesday – Friday during fall thru spring. Your time is appreciated even if you can offer only a day or two each month. We need greeters and general office assistance. Your time is appreciated even if you can offer only one or two days each month. We would love to have your help. Call (941) 322-1000.

KITCHEN GARDEN AND FARM INTERNS AND VOLUNTEERS
Do you love to grow food but find Florida growing challenging? Or are you interested in learning how to grow food in our area? Our instructors have over 30 years experience in growing fruits, vegetables, and herbs in Florida. We accept groups and individuals interested in a one-time or on-going activity. Call (941) 322-1000.

TATUM RIDGE SCHOOLHOUSE RESTORATION
Join our team in restoring the historic Tatum Ridge Schoolhouse! We take a break during the hot summer months but will resume in the fall. No experience is required- full training is provided. It’s easy to swing a hammer so we can use your help. If you will be available for 1/2 day on Saturdays, please register now. Call (941) 322-1000.

BE A VIRTUAL VOLUNTEER
Volunteer data entry from your home by entering events on internet calendar sites, doing research, preparing document/fliers or help distribute Crowley information pamphlets. Contact us for projects that fit your schedule and interest. Call (941) 322-1000.

TRAIL AND BUTTERFLY GARDEN MAINTENANCE
Do you love the outdoors? Volunteer for a great cause. Help keep the trails and butterfly garden maintained for our visitors to enjoy. We accept groups and individuals interested in a one-time or on-going activity. Call (941) 322-1000.

SPECIAL EVENTS VOLUNTEER
Lend a helping had for our special events, including the Southwest Florida Heritage Festival, Starry Nite, and “Crawleyween". Positions and hours vary but we always need extra help for planning, preparation, event day, and clean–up. These are great opportunities for family, friends, and groups to work together to produce a successful event. Call (941) 322-1000.

We greatly appreciate the contributions from our dedicated volunteers who volunteer at Crowley and assist us with quality educational programs and interpretive exhibits.

Here is what a little momma love can do (Mother Nature of course):