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Volunteer Opportunities

Community Science Project

Participate with researchers in actual scientific field research. As an assistant in a Community Science project you are really connected to the natural world.

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Three ways to get involved:


If you are a university professor, graduate/undergraduate student or an interested community member you could initiate a project within Riverside or Washington Park. The Research Coordinator assists with project selection, design and arranging of volunteer research assistants.

Research assistant

Work side-by-side with researchers collecting data.

Research observer

Watch research in action. In addition to area researchers, you could also get involved in a national research project with one of our partners. For example, you could monitor nesting birds for Cornell University Lab of Ornithology.

Upcoming Events

Event Listings

Cross-country Skiing for Beginners (Menomonee Valley)

Menomonee Valley

Saturday, March 17th

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Washington Park Volunteer Orientation

Washington Park

Saturday, March 17th

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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