Volunteering at Big Cypress
Each year hundreds of volunteers contribute approximately 30,000 hours of service to Big Cypress National Preserve. Volunteers are involved in virtually every aspect of preserve operations. Some work full-time during the winter season, while others may work one day a week or even for a few hours on a special project. Some are students and others are retirees looking for adventure during their "golden years." Some maintain and/or patrol trails while others work as campground hosts or as visitor center personnel.
Regardless of age or background, these folks share a desire to make a positive contribution to the management of the preserve. Volunteers are a valuable and valued part of our operation and our community.
For more information regarding the Big Cypress National Preserve volunteer program, please contact the preserve Volunteer Coordinator at 239-695-1229, or by email.
Preserve Interpretation VolunteerDates: 04/01/2019-09/30/19
Help visitors discover and experience their National Preserve. Volunteers will operate visitor centers, provide visitor orientation and planning information, interpret Preserve resources in a meaningful manner for the public, and present formal programs for public enjoyment. Training is provided!
Last updated: March 29, 2019