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Become a Tucson Audubon 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 volunteer@tucsonaudubon.org or call at 520-209-1810.

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Tucson Audubon Society Volunteer Positions

These positions require participants to be Tucson Audubon Society Volunteers. The first step in this process is filling out our volunteer application

Elegant Trogon Survey Volunteers

Objective: Help us monitor Elegant Trogon populations in 5 Sky Island IBA (Important Bird Area) Mountain Ranges in SE Arizona.
Position description: Volunteers will be assigned a route and spend the morning moving through the area looking and listening for Elegant Trogons. Check out this video for a taste of what to expect!
Requirements: Volunteers must be able to identify Elegant Trogons by sight and sound and have the ability to hike along a trail. Some routes are advanced hiking, many are moderate trails, and there are limited “easy” hiking opportunities.
Location & Date: 5 Sky Island Mountain Ranges in SE Arizona – each on it’s own survey date:
Saturday May 28 – Huachucas (near Sierra Vista)
Sunday May 29 – Chiricahuas (near Portal)
Number of openings: There are many openings available! 
Who to contact: SIGN UP HERE and please email Jennie MacFarland with questions (jmacfarland@tucsonaudubon.org).

Children’s Learning Adventure Summer Camp Volunteers—NEW!

Objective: Help us teach a new generation about birds by conducting lessons and activities at Children’s Learning Adventure summer camp.
Position description: Volunteers will help Tucson Audubon education staff members run lessons and activities for students at the summer camp. We expect a total of ~150 children ages 4-12, broken up into groups. 
Requirements: Volunteers must be comfortable working with young children and standing on their feet for ~3 hours.
Location: Children’s Learning Adventure, 2190 W River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741
Date: June 23, 2022, 8-11am
Number of openings: We are looking for 2 volunteers.
Who to contact: Please email Taylor Rubin (trubin@tucsonaudubon.org) to volunteer.

Digital Archivist/Data Management Volunteer—NEW!

Objective: Lend your expertise to Tucson Audubon, and help us formulate a data management plan that fits our growing organization!
Position description: This volunteer will help Tucson Audubon administrative staff catalog our digital archives and develop a data management plan for the organization moving forward.
Requirements: This volunteer must have experience in managing digital archives and/or electronic filing systems.  
Location: Tucson Audubon’s Mason Center, 3835 W Hardy Rd, with potential for work at the volunteer’s home.
Date: Summer/Fall 2022
Number of openings: We are looking for one volunteer.
Who to contact: Please email Taylor Rubin (trubin@tucsonaudubon.org) to volunteer.

Community Volunteer Positions

These positions are open for anyone to apply, no volunteer application necessary!

Southeast Arizona Birding Festival Volunteers—NEW!

Objective: Help us make the 2022 Southeast Arizona Birding Festival possible! Come meet some great people, get a behind the scenes peek at how the festival is made, and get a free festival T-shirt, to boot (if you sign up before June 30!).
Position description: There are many different types of positions open!

Step 1: Read over this list of currently-available volunteer positions and take note of which positions        appeal to you.
Step 2: CLICK HERE to sign up for as many positions as you’d like (as long as you don’t double-book yourself…)! You can edit your sign ups at any time, but please try and only sign up for positions you are relatively certain you can commit to.
Step 3: Sit back, relax, and wait for all the nitty gritty details, which you can expect at the end of June

Who to contact: Please email Taylor Rubin (trubin@tucsonaudubon.org) with any questions.

Purple Martin Filming Volunteers

Objective: Help us film Desert Purple Martins in their beautiful Sonoran Desert habitat!
Position description: The Desert Purple Martin Project needs some footage of Purple Martins hanging out in their desert habitat. They have already begun to arrive and more will be in our area soon. The project coordinator will provide you with locations to check out. The birds are much easier to approach in May-June and become very difficult to get near when they start nesting in July. 
Requirements: Volunteers must have camera and filming experience and own their own camera equipment. This can be done with a SLR camera on a video setting. Photos are very welcome but video is what we have a great need for! You must be willing to allow Tucson Audubon to use your photos and video clips to promote the project and these awesome birds.
Location: Tucson, Sahuarita and Green Valley are all possible. Coordinator will supply you with locations.
Date: Mornings or evenings May and June. Any time that suits you, personally!
Number of openings: We are looking for 1-5 volunteers.
Who to contact: Please email Jennie MacFarland (jmacfarland@tucsonaudubon.org) to volunteer.

External Volunteer Opportunities

These opportunities are managed by some of our external partners, but we like to spread the word about other ways our volunteers can help in our community!

 We do not have any external volunteer opportunities to share at this time. Check back later!

 

Tucson Audubon Programs

Check out our programs to see if you are interested in contributing as a program volunteer.

 

 

 

Tucson Audubon Society Volunteer Positions

These positions require participants to be Tucson Audubon Society Volunteers. The first step in this process is filling out our volunteer application

Elegant Trogon Survey Volunteers

Objective: Help us monitor Elegant Trogon populations in 5 Sky Island IBA (Important Bird Area) Mountain Ranges in SE Arizona.
Position description: Volunteers will be assigned a route and spend the morning moving through the area looking and listening for Elegant Trogons. Check out this video for a taste of what to expect!
Requirements: Volunteers must be able to identify Elegant Trogons by sight and sound and have the ability to hike along a trail. Some routes are advanced hiking, many are moderate trails, and there are limited “easy” hiking opportunities.
Location & Date: 5 Sky Island Mountain Ranges in SE Arizona – each on it’s own survey date:
Saturday May 28 – Huachucas (near Sierra Vista)
Sunday May 29 – Chiricahuas (near Portal)
Number of openings: There are many openings available! 
Who to contact: SIGN UP HERE and please email Jennie MacFarland with questions (jmacfarland@tucsonaudubon.org).

Children’s Learning Adventure Camp Volunteers—NEW!

Objective: Help us teach a new generation about birds by conducting lessons and activities at Children’s Learning Adventure summer camp.
Position description: Volunteers will help Tucson Audubon education staff members run lessons and activities for students at the summer camp. We expect a total of ~150 children ages 4-12, broken up into groups. 
Requirements: Volunteers must be comfortable working with young children and standing on their feet for ~3 hours.
Location: Children’s Learning Adventure, 2190 W River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741
Date: June 23, 2022, 8-11am
Number of openings: We are looking for 2 volunteers.
Who to contact: Please email Taylor Rubin (trubin@tucsonaudubon.org) to volunteer.

Community Volunteer Positions

These positions are open for anyone to apply, no volunteer application necessary!

Southeast Arizona Birding Festival Volunteers—NEW!

Objective: Help us make the 2022 Southeast Arizona Birding Festival possible! Come meet some great people, get a behind the scenes peek at how the festival is made, and get a free festival T-shirt, to boot (if you sign up before June 30!).
Position description: There are many different types of positions open!

Step 1: Read over this list of currently-available volunteer positions and take note of which positions        appeal to you.
Step 2: CLICK HERE to sign up for as many positions as you’d like (as long as you don’t double-book yourself…)! You can edit your sign ups at any time, but please try and only sign up for positions you are relatively certain you can commit to.
Step 3: Sit back, relax, and wait for all the nitty gritty details, which you can expect at the end of June

Who to contact: Please email Taylor Rubin (trubin@tucsonaudubon.org) with any questions.

Purple Martin Filming Volunteers

Objective: Help us film Desert Purple Martins in their beautiful Sonoran Desert habitat!
Position description: The Desert Purple Martin Project needs some footage of Purple Martins hanging out in their desert habitat. They have already begun to arrive and more will be in our area soon. The project coordinator will provide you with locations to check out. The birds are much easier to approach in May-June and become very difficult to get near when they start nesting in July. 
Requirements: Volunteers must have camera and filming experience and own their own camera equipment. This can be done with a SLR camera on a video setting. Photos are very welcome but video is what we have a great need for! You must be willing to allow Tucson Audubon to use your photos and video clips to promote the project and these awesome birds.
Location: Tucson, Sahuarita and Green Valley are all possible. Coordinator will supply you with locations.
Date: Mornings or evenings May and June. Any time that suits you, personally!
Number of openings: We are looking for 1-5 volunteers.
Who to contact: Please email Jennie MacFarland (jmacfarland@tucsonaudubon.org) to volunteer.

External Volunteer Opportunities

These opportunities are managed by some of our external partners, but we like to spread the word about other ways our volunteers can help in our community!

 We do not have any external volunteer opportunities to share at this time. Check back later!

 

Tucson Audubon Programs

Check out our programs to see if you are interested in contributing as a program volunteer.

 

 

 

Tucson Audubon Society Volunteer Positions

These positions require participants to be Tucson Audubon Society Volunteers. The first step in this process is filling out our volunteer application

Elegant Trogon Survey Volunteers

Objective: Help us monitor Elegant Trogon populations in 5 Sky Island IBA (Important Bird Area) Mountain Ranges in SE Arizona.
Position description: Volunteers will be assigned a route and spend the morning moving through the area looking and listening for Elegant Trogons. Check out this video for a taste of what to expect!
Requirements: Volunteers must be able to identify Elegant Trogons by sight and sound and have the ability to hike along a trail. Some routes are advanced hiking, many are moderate trails, and there are limited “easy” hiking opportunities.
Location & Date: 5 Sky Island Mountain Ranges in SE Arizona – each on it’s own survey date:
Saturday May 28 – Huachucas (near Sierra Vista)
Sunday May 29 – Chiricahuas (near Portal)
Number of openings: There are many openings available! 
Who to contact: SIGN UP HERE and please email Jennie MacFarland with questions (jmacfarland@tucsonaudubon.org).

Children’s Learning Adventure Camp Volunteers—NEW!

Objective: Help us teach a new generation about birds by conducting lessons and activities at Children’s Learning Adventure summer camp.
Position description: Volunteers will help Tucson Audubon education staff members run lessons and activities for students at the summer camp. We expect a total of ~150 children ages 4-12, broken up into groups. 
Requirements: Volunteers must be comfortable working with young children and standing on their feet for ~3 hours.
Location: Children’s Learning Adventure, 2190 W River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741
Date: June 23, 2022, 8-11am
Number of openings: We are looking for 2 volunteers.
Who to contact: Please email Taylor Rubin (trubin@tucsonaudubon.org) to volunteer.

Community Volunteer Positions

These positions are open for anyone to apply, no volunteer application necessary!

Southeast Arizona Birding Festival Volunteers—NEW!

Objective: Help us make the 2022 Southeast Arizona Birding Festival possible! Come meet some great people, get a behind the scenes peek at how the festival is made, and get a free festival T-shirt, to boot (if you sign up before June 30!).
Position description: There are many different types of positions open!

Step 1: Read over this list of currently-available volunteer positions and take note of which positions        appeal to you.
Step 2: CLICK HERE to sign up for as many positions as you’d like (as long as you don’t double-book yourself…)! You can edit your sign ups at any time, but please try and only sign up for positions you are relatively certain you can commit to.
Step 3: Sit back, relax, and wait for all the nitty gritty details, which you can expect at the end of June

Who to contact: Please email Taylor Rubin (trubin@tucsonaudubon.org) with any questions.

Purple Martin Filming Volunteers

Objective: Help us film Desert Purple Martins in their beautiful Sonoran Desert habitat!
Position description: The Desert Purple Martin Project needs some footage of Purple Martins hanging out in their desert habitat. They have already begun to arrive and more will be in our area soon. The project coordinator will provide you with locations to check out. The birds are much easier to approach in May-June and become very difficult to get near when they start nesting in July. 
Requirements: Volunteers must have camera and filming experience and own their own camera equipment. This can be done with a SLR camera on a video setting. Photos are very welcome but video is what we have a great need for! You must be willing to allow Tucson Audubon to use your photos and video clips to promote the project and these awesome birds.
Location: Tucson, Sahuarita and Green Valley are all possible. Coordinator will supply you with locations.
Date: Mornings or evenings May and June. Any time that suits you, personally!
Number of openings: We are looking for 1-5 volunteers.
Who to contact: Please email Jennie MacFarland (jmacfarland@tucsonaudubon.org) to volunteer.

External Volunteer Opportunities

These opportunities are managed by some of our external partners, but we like to spread the word about other ways our volunteers can help in our community!

 We do not have any external volunteer opportunities to share at this time. Check back later!

 

Tucson Audubon Programs

Check out our programs to see if you are interested in contributing as a program volunteer.

 

 

 

Tucson Audubon Society Volunteer Positions

These positions require participants to be Tucson Audubon Society Volunteers. The first step in this process is filling out our volunteer application

Elegant Trogon Survey Volunteers

Objective: Help us monitor Elegant Trogon populations in 5 Sky Island IBA (Important Bird Area) Mountain Ranges in SE Arizona.
Position description: Volunteers will be assigned a route and spend the morning moving through the area looking and listening for Elegant Trogons. Check out this video for a taste of what to expect!
Requirements: Volunteers must be able to identify Elegant Trogons by sight and sound and have the ability to hike along a trail. Some routes are advanced hiking, many are moderate trails, and there are limited “easy” hiking opportunities.
Location & Date: 5 Sky Island Mountain Ranges in SE Arizona – each on it’s own survey date:
Saturday May 28 – Huachucas (near Sierra Vista)
Sunday May 29 – Chiricahuas (near Portal)
Number of openings: There are many openings available! 
Who to contact: SIGN UP HERE and please email Jennie MacFarland with questions (jmacfarland@tucsonaudubon.org).

Children’s Learning Adventure Camp Volunteers—NEW!

Objective: Help us teach a new generation about birds by conducting lessons and activities at Children’s Learning Adventure summer camp.
Position description: Volunteers will help Tucson Audubon education staff members run lessons and activities for students at the summer camp. We expect a total of ~150 children ages 4-12, broken up into groups. 
Requirements: Volunteers must be comfortable working with young children and standing on their feet for ~3 hours.
Location: Children’s Learning Adventure, 2190 W River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741
Date: June 23, 2022, 8-11am
Number of openings: We are looking for 2 volunteers.
Who to contact: Please email Taylor Rubin (trubin@tucsonaudubon.org) to volunteer.

Community Volunteer Positions

These positions are open for anyone to apply, no volunteer application necessary!

Southeast Arizona Birding Festival Volunteers—NEW!

Objective: Help us make the 2022 Southeast Arizona Birding Festival possible! Come meet some great people, get a behind the scenes peek at how the festival is made, and get a free festival T-shirt, to boot (if you sign up before June 30!).
Position description: There are many different types of positions open!

Step 1: Read over this list of currently-available volunteer positions and take note of which positions        appeal to you.
Step 2: CLICK HERE to sign up for as many positions as you’d like (as long as you don’t double-book yourself…)! You can edit your sign ups at any time, but please try and only sign up for positions you are relatively certain you can commit to.
Step 3: Sit back, relax, and wait for all the nitty gritty details, which you can expect at the end of June

Who to contact: Please email Taylor Rubin (trubin@tucsonaudubon.org) with any questions.

Purple Martin Filming Volunteers

Objective: Help us film Desert Purple Martins in their beautiful Sonoran Desert habitat!
Position description: The Desert Purple Martin Project needs some footage of Purple Martins hanging out in their desert habitat. They have already begun to arrive and more will be in our area soon. The project coordinator will provide you with locations to check out. The birds are much easier to approach in May-June and become very difficult to get near when they start nesting in July. 
Requirements: Volunteers must have camera and filming experience and own their own camera equipment. This can be done with a SLR camera on a video setting. Photos are very welcome but video is what we have a great need for! You must be willing to allow Tucson Audubon to use your photos and video clips to promote the project and these awesome birds.
Location: Tucson, Sahuarita and Green Valley are all possible. Coordinator will supply you with locations.
Date: Mornings or evenings May and June. Any time that suits you, personally!
Number of openings: We are looking for 1-5 volunteers.
Who to contact: Please email Jennie MacFarland (jmacfarland@tucsonaudubon.org) to volunteer.

External Volunteer Opportunities

These opportunities are managed by some of our external partners, but we like to spread the word about other ways our volunteers can help in our community!

 We do not have any external volunteer opportunities to share at this time. Check back later!

 

Tucson Audubon Programs

Check out our programs to see if you are interested in contributing as a program volunteer.

 

 

 

Thanks to Splendido for sponsoring Tucson Audubon’s Volunteer program. 

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120 Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120
Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447

color_square_face_right

Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120
Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447