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Service alert - COVID-19

Some volunteer programs are available but running at reduced capacity with modifications in place to follow public health guidelines. Scheduled programs are subject to change or cancellation based on the status of the pandemic. Volunteer coordinators will be in contact with registrants in the event that a program is impacted.

COVID-19 information and resources

Help keep your parks beautiful, preserve natural resources and connect visitors to nature by volunteering with Parks & Recreation. Most positions are based at Tamarack Nature Center in White Bear Township. View the current openings below. 

Buckthorn Brigade work days

Junior Assistant Naturalist

Garden tender

Naturalist volunteer (school and group programs)

Animal care volunteer

Invasive plant patrol volunteer

View all available volunteer positions (PDF) at Tamarack Nature Center, by season. 

How to apply

To apply for a volunteer position at Tamarack Nature Center, download a volunteer application (PDF) and submit a completed application by email or mail to:

Tamarack Nature Center
Attn: Volunteer Coordinator
5287 Otter Lake Road
White Bear Township, MN 55110
651-266-0360
v[email protected]

Group volunteer opportunities

Tamarack Nature Center

Other opportunities through Ramsey County Parks & Recreation