Volunteer at the Wildlife Science Center

Wildlife Science Center
Volunteer Opportunities - Ongoing
Columbus, MN

Interested in sharing your love of Minnesota wildlife with adults and children? If so, then volunteering at the Wildlife Science Center may be for you.

The Wildlife Science Center is an independent non-profit organization located 30 minutes north of the Twin Cities. Each year, over 25,000 visitors take part in educational programs focused on our resident wildlife including gray wolves, black bears, mountain lions, raptors, gray fox, red wolves, and Mexican grey wolves. The Wildlife Science Center is a working education, research and training facility playing a part in the network of organizations working to conserve endangered and threatened species. Educational programming includes annual events, tours, school and scout programs, family programs, bonfires, overnights, and outreach programs.

If you are at least 18 years old and ready to make the commitment to wildlife education the Wildlife Science Center has volunteer opportunities that might be a good match for you.


  • Experience in program presentation and education preferred but not required.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions.
  • Be a team player and task oriented.
  • Must be able to take and follow directions.
  • Must be punctual and have regular attendance.
  • Possess a willingness to learn.
  • Willing to abide by the Wildlife Science Center's mission, vision and values.
  • Please check out the Wildlife Science Center for information about our animals, and programs (www.wildlifesciencecenter.org).

    For More Information Please Contact:
    Bob Ebsen
    Education Director
    Wildlife Science Center
    5463 West Broadway Avenue
    Columbus, MN 55025