Volunteer & Internship Opportunities
Volunteering at our nature centers is fun, hands-on, and in all kinds of interesting natural areas. Community-service/service learning hours are available through this volunteer program.
Volunteers must be a minimum age of 16 and love nature. Interact with a variety of people, learn new skills, and enhance and share your knowledge about the environment.
If you are interested in joining the team, call 305-666-5885 for more information.
A variety of fun volunteer and internship opportunities are available.
Nature Center and Adventure Internship
Nature Center Interns help to care for our living collections of fish, reptiles and small mammals. You will assist with adventure programs, teach nature center environmental educational programs for audiences of all ages and provide interpretive tours, school programs, and more!
Summer Camp Internship (Counselor In-Training)
Help us teach a variety of environmental education programs, both on and off-site during an intensive environmental summer camp. Serve as a responsible counselor and positive role model for campers, lead games, activities, crafts and assist counselors with field trips to locations such as beaches, swamps and parks.
Sales and Business Internship
Assist in administrative operations of EcoAdventures. Schedule programs, work with staff and customers to specifically tailor programs and ensure that their needs are met.
Sea Turtle Internship
Monitor beaches within an assigned zone for sea turtle nesting activity. Report data to staff and enter information in computer system's database. Minimum of a college senior in a biological or environmental science, with BS or BA preferred. Interest in field biology and willingness to work under adverse field conditions at night or early hours.
Nature Center Volunteer
Welcome visitors and, provide information and guided tours, or assist with programs. Training is provided.
Fairs and Festivals Volunteer
Attend select community events to promote the work of Miami EcoAdventures, interact with attendees, distribute publications, and promote the importance and benefits of volunteering.
Assist with horticultural maintenance of our butterfly gardens, trails, and other select locations.
Deliver, place, and monitor collateral and promotional materials in various hotels, visitor centers, and other locations.
If you’re interested in a one-time experience, you can get involved by participating in one of our EcoAction days to help protect and restore natural areas at our nature centers and elsewhere in Miami-Dade County. Join our naturalists in restoring the park and its natural areas with projects that include weed/invasive exotic vegetation removal, planting, mulching, and garbage clean-up.
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