Volunteer at Columbia Springs
If you enjoy working outdoors or inspiring children, Columbia Springs is the place for you! Volunteers are essential to the success of every Columbia Springs program and event, as well as the continued restoration of our 100-acre natural area. We have a wide variety of opportunities available and many unique programs to get involved with that cover an extensive range of skills, interests, and expertise.
If you know which opportunity or opportunities interest you and you are ready to commit to learning more, we invite you to complete our online Volunteer Application
If you aren’t quite sure which opportunity is for you, or if Columbia Springs is even your best volunteer fit, we invite you to send us an email at email@example.com.
Volunteer Opportunities at Columbia Springs
Join us for our longest running community service day where all volunteers are welcome! Stewardship Saturdays are offered the second Saturday of February, May, June, July, August, and November. Learn more.
Are you passionate about saving northwest forests from the onslaught of invasive plant species? If so, or if just curious to learn more, join us for an Invasion on the fourth Saturday of most months to help with habitat restoration efforts at Columbia Springs. Learn more.
Volunteer Leads are the key to success for Columbia Springs’ restoration efforts. With an annual leadership training day and regular enrichment activities, becoming a Volunteer Lead is a great way to learn or further develop restoration, communication, and leadership skills. Learn more.
Calling all high school students interested in or passionate about the environment! Columbia Springs offers students opportunities to complete their Civic Action or Senior Projects through experiences in restoration, education, fish rearing, and much more. Learn more.
Whether working towards a Merit Badge or looking to complete an Eagle Scout or Gold Award, Columbia Springs warmly welcomes partnership opportunities with local Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. Learn more.
Outdoor, experiential education is a field blossoming with new ways to ignite curiosity and inspire wonder in children of all ages. Consider gaining experience in this incredible career field through an Environmental Education Internship at Columbia Springs. Learn more.
Coordinating and facilitating restoration projects for the community is a powerful and rewarding experience for everyone involved. Restoration Interns are given ample opportunity to develop and refine leadership, project management, and facilitation skills. Learn more.
The Vancouver Trout Hatchery has been operating since 1938, producing hundreds of thousand rainbow, brown, and steelhead trout each year. Out hatchery staff are eager to pass on the joy of fish rearing to new generations through volunteer opportunities and internships. Learn more.
Columbia Springs host a number of special events each year to engage the community in environmental education. Each event would not be possible without the help of dozens of volunteers. Learn more.
None of these quite fit the bill? No worries. We always have lots of new, exciting, and important one-time and long-term opportunities arising. Learn more.
For questions about volunteering with Columbia Springs, please contact Carissa Thomas at (360) 882-0936 ext. 230 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.