Hobe Sound Nature Center
Nature Center Open Monday - Saturday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Refuge Trail Open 7 days, Sunrise to Sunset

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Volunteer Opportunities


The Hobe Sound Nature Center offers a variety of volunteer opportunities. Applications for summer are now being accepted!

Minimum age for volunteering is 14 years old.

Areas where volunteers are needed:

Animal Care -Perform routine & specialized duties associated with animal care including feeding, cleaning, and maintaining displays~ Docent

Docent- Conduct guided tours of the Exhibit Hall ~ Handle Live Animals~ Must be enthusiastic, cheerful & willing to learn~ should have an interest in working with people & animals

Greeter- Welcome all guest to the exhibit hall~ Keep track of visitors~ This duty includes being able to speak to the general public about the Refuge and Center ~ May be expected to help docent or work in the gift shop

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - There are various opportunities with Hobe Sound Wildlife Refuge~ Train maintenance~ Invasive Exotic plant control~ Beach clean-up & monitoring

If you are interested in applying or would like more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at (772) 546-2067 or hobesoundnaturecenter@gmail.com . Volunteer forms can be downloaded from our Volunteer Page.

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