Volunteering at the Education Center
The Cedar River Watershed Education Center depends on volunteers like you to make its award-winning programs a success. A variety of positions are open for all different levels of interest and experience. Browse the volunteer descriptions to see how you can contribute your time to sharing the wonder and beauty of the Cedar River Watershed. Contact Chris Holland at (206) 615-0831 for more information or to sign up.
Center Hosts - Volunteers needed now - Tuesday to Sunday
Inspire and inform visitors about the numerous opportunities at the Center and assist staff in the successful completion of projects. Meet and greet visitors, answer questions, assist in the sales area and other reception duties
Be instrumental in helping to preserve the history of the municipal Cedar River Watershed. Archive photos, greet visitors and partake in Watershed research. Volunteers needed Saturday and Sunday to open the library for visitors on the weekends.
Cedar River Watershed Programs Host
Attend high quality Cedar River programs for free! Volunteer hosts greet visitors, assist the instructor and may drive vans into the closed Cedar River Watershed. Examples of programs topics include: Historic towns, Old Growth Forests, Wetlands, Railroads, Geology and Wild Mushrooms
If you like to dig in the dirt you can help maintain the beauty of the grounds around the Center. Landscape volunteers help manage weeds and native plants, inventory gardens and maintain the rain drums as needed.
Stewardship and Restoration
Earth Day Education Center Event- Saturday April 20, 9 - 3
Get outside, get dirty and gain a deeper connection to the habitat restoration efforts within the Cedar River Watershed. Projects include invasive plant removal, tree planting, trail improvements and riparian restoration. Check out the calendar of events and sign up with the Friends of the Cedar River Watershed for Earth Day Event.
Volunteers are sometimes needed to help with special projects. Some past project examples include an Eagle Scout trail improvement project, administrative assistance and the creation of a rain drum inventory.