Become a Volunteer!
Tucson Audubon Society is a diverse, conservation-focused organization with a variety of opportunities to volunteer. Whatever your interest, we have a role for you! To learn more, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 520-209-1811.
OUR VOLUNTEERS ARE GREAT! Share a memorable experience you had with a Tucson Audubon volunteer.
Current Positions and Projects Available
We have some exciting volunteer opportunities happening over the next few months. Please email email@example.com for more info.
Nature Shop Attendant at the University Blvd. Location
Thursday shifts (10am – 1pm; 1pm – 4pm) both open
Volunteers for the Tucson Audubon nature shops are truly faces of the organization, and often the primary contact between Tucson Audubon and members/the public. A Nature Shop Attendant rings up customers, restocks materials in the shop, answering questions from visitors, and managing the main phone line for Tucson Audubon. A Shop Attendant is responsible, dependable, has some knowledge of birds in Southeastern Arizona, enjoys working in a shop environment and sharing their love of birds and conservation! Opportunities to further your learning about binoculars and birding.
Questions? Please contact Luke Safford, firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
Paton Center for Hummingbirds, Feeder Fillers and Birding Ambassadors
Wednesday afternoon shift is open.
This is a fun volunteer assignment in a beautiful environment! We need volunteers who are willing to spend 4-6 hours at the Paton Center for Hummingbirds filling feeders and greeting visitors. Interested in getting trained? Contact Tina Hall (email@example.com) and/or Luke Safford (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Restoration Crew Volunteer
Tuesdays 6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Your opportunity to work in Patagonia at the Paton Center for Hummingbirds or along the Sonoita Creek with the Restoration Crew! Work is variable and may include removal of invasive weeds, planting of native grasses, and much more. Please contact Andy Bennett (email@example.com) and/or Luke Safford (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested.
Important Bird Area Surveys
Bird surveys are slowing down but we could still use your help to input data or get prepared for the next survey season. If interested in joining the survey team please contact Jennie Macfarland for more information.
Tucson Audubon Programs
Check out our programs to see if you are interested in contributing as a program volunteer.
- Nature Shops – Cash register sales, product display, web sales
- Birding field trips – Trip leader, children’s birding programs
- Youth Education – Field naturalists, program organization, office support
- Habitat restoration – on-site field work, research planning
- Arizona Important Bird Areas – Bird surveys, site stewardship, data entry
- Membership and development – Fund raising, grant writing, mail and office support, events planning
Calendar of Volunteer Events
Check this calendar for up-to-date postings of episodic, schedule-specific, and event opportunities. To view ongoing positions, or those with flexible schedules, please refer to above postings. Unless otherwise noted, please email email@example.com to get more details or sign up for any of these roles.
What’s Next? The Application Process
- Complete the volunteer application: PDF application (printable)
- Attend an orientation meeting with the Volunteer Coordinator
- Pick an area of interest
- Meet with department head for further training and discussion of your role
Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120 Tucson, AZ 85705
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742
Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624