Welcome Center Groundskeeping

Help care for and maintain the grounds at Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center. Volunteers and staff meet each week to maintain and beautify the welcome center grounds. Come out and explore beautiful areas while assisting in litter removal and other important tasks.

Date & Time
Mondays & Wednesdays, Flexible- 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Meeting Location
Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center

Individuals & Families
Drop-in individuals are welcome. Registration is not required for participation. Complete the volunteer application and bring with you. Our office is closed Friday and Saturday, so if you need more information, please contact us in advance.

Groups of five or more may require special arrangements and must be confirmed in advance. Fill out the Group Project Request Form.

Age, Skills, What to Bring
Volunteers ages 10 and up are welcome. Parent and/or legal guardian must accompany minors.

  • Bring your volunteer waiver (PDF). Volunteers under the age of 18 must have the parent/guardian approval section signed.
  • Please wear clothes that can get dirty, closed-toe shoes, layers for changing weather, and rain gear, if necessary. Also, bring a personal water bottle, sunscreen, and lunch.
  • No experience necessary. Training and tools will be provided.

Last updated: November 27, 2018

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33100 Tamiami Trail East
Ochopee, FL 34141


(239) 695-2000

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