Volunteer at My Nature Lab

My Nature Lab is now accepting applications for volunteers to help out at the Lab. Fill out an application today: https://forms.gle/CQh5dAbjJzkoGKL67


Volunteer Qualifications

  • Must be 14 years of age or older. Younger volunteers may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

  • Must have an interest in working with reptiles and amphibians.

  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of two hours per week, for at least three consecutive months.

  • Must be a current member of My Nature Lab (membership may be purchased upon acceptance into volunteer program).

  • Must be comfortable working around the public, including young children.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with reptiles & amphibians

  • Experience working with children

  • Strong knowledge of ecology, biology and/or herpetology

  • Current enrollment in High School, College, or a graduate program


Primary Responsibilities:

  • General husbandry; scooping poop, changing bedding, washing/refilling water bowls, misting, spot-cleaning glass

  • Feeding animals when applicable

  • Helping to set up/build new enclosures

  • Sweeping and occasionally mopping Lab floor


Education Assistants:

After three successful months of volunteering, interested individuals may begin training with My Nature Lab educators to become education assistants. Education assistants may teach lessons during open lab.