Jester Park Nature Center Volunteer

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Polk County Conservation

  • 8 people are interested
Jester Park Nature Center
Gateway to the Outdoors

Volunteers are Needed at the Nature Center

Give back to your community in a beautiful park setting at the Jester Park Nature Center! We are seeking dynamic volunteers to donate their time and talents as well as fulfill a much-needed niche at the Nature Center.

Whether you are seeking an inspiring backdrop in which to give back to the outdoor community; are a college student looking to fulfill internship credit hours; a senior looking to enjoy retirement; all are invited to share their unique talents and passion for the outdoors with park visitors entering into their adventure at Jester Park.

What Will You Do?

Volunteer Duties

  • Welcome Visitors
  • Provide information regarding events and programs
  • Register Visitors for programs
  • Direct Visitors towards trails, recreation locations, and specific habitats throughout the park

Shifts are available year-round on both weekdays and weekends:

Nature Center Hours:
April 1st - November 1st

Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM

Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: 12 - 5 PM

November 2nd - March 31st

Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM

Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM

Sunday: 12 - 4 PM

Holidays Closed:
  • Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
  • Easter Day
  • New Year's Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
Recruitment is currently taking place for those interested in donating their time and talents. Training sessions will occur on the second Tuesday of each month from 9 - 10:30 a.m. We realize that this time frame may not work for all. Please contact Melissa at to secure your spot today or to request a time that works best in your schedule for training!

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Community Environment Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


12130 NW 128th StreetGranger, IA 50109



  • Office Reception
  • Environmental Education
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekly and Monthly Shifts Available

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