Our mission is to build a passion in our community for nature and the environment through education, experience and action.

10 Woodside Lane Westport, CT 06880   203-557-4400 Earthplace Preschool: 203-557-3638

Volunteer Opportunities

The Earthplace community relies heavily on support from volunteers. There are a variety of ways volunteers can get involved here at Earthplace. Whether it is through regularly volunteering in our animal hall or day-of event assistance; it all makes a huge impact in Earthplace’s success.

Below are some of our examples of possible volunteer opportunities, some restrictions may apply:

·         Animal Care: must be 16 years or older, orientation required

·         Connecticut Birds of Prey Exhibit: must be 18 years or older, orientation required

·         Garden maintenance

·         Grounds maintenance

·         Trails maintenance  

·         Harbor Watch Dissolved Oxygen  (DO) profiling: Must be 18 years or older, May- September ONLY

·         Harbor Watch Field Sampling and Water Quality Monitoring: Must be 18 years or older, May & September

·         Harbor Watch Fish Trawl: Students 14-17 years old, June-August

·         Marketing

·         Office maintenance

·         Special Events

o   Earthplace Festival Weekend-October

o   Cocktails & Clams-June

o   Green Gala-March


For more information, please send a brief email to Devan Shulby at volunteers@earthplace.org or call 203.557.4332


Thank you for your interest in supporting Earthplace.