Friends of Rogers welcomes all who wish to contribute time in helping Rogers Center reach its full potential. From maintaining our beehives, mulching trails, trimming hedges, picking up trash, or mending our animal costumes, there are many tasks to be accomplished. Check out the full list of volunteer opportunities below. Whether it be for an hour or a day, only once or a recurring commitment, any donation of time is appreciated.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Carpentry
Responsibilities: building bridges, boardwalks, fences, exhibit to add convenience, safety, and beauty to Rogers Center
Hours: to be arranged with staff

Feeder Maintenance
Responsibilities: fill fish food vending machines spring through fall and bird feeders fall through spring as well as
cleaning feeders once a year
Hours: 2-3 times per week– 1 hour

Horticulture
Responsibilities: plant, weed, and water a section of our gardens designed to attract wildlife
Hours: as many as you have in spring to prepare beds and one or two days in the fall to weed beds at season’s end

Nest Boxes
Responsibilities: inventory and record use, check condition, and clean out bluebird boxes and wood duck boxes
Hours: one to two days in each season

Office
Responsibilities: greet visitors with a big smile and friendly demeanor, answer the phone, sell bookstore/giftshop
items, maintain inventory and office organization and help provide answers for visitor questions
Hours: anytime during regular Visitor Center hours: Wednesday through Saturday 10-4:30, and Sunday 11:00-3:00

Trail
Responsibilities: clip branches, spread mulch, pick up litter, and check signs along the trails; tools are provided
Hours: weekly, as you have time and as often as you’d like