Marsh Haven Nature Center, Waupun Wisconsin. This is a 46-acre private, non-profit environmental education facility with nature center, overnight bunkhouse and tent camping accommodations, hiking trails, and educational programs.
Marsh Haven Nature Center is located adjacent to the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge and the Horicon Marsh, a Wetland of International Importance and the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the US. Over 300 different species of birds have been seen in the area, so it is a prime birding location. Nearby canoeing/kayaking in the Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area and miles of hiking and biking trails.
The volunteer should be comfortable speaking to the public, outgoing, energetic, professional, enjoy meeting new people, and physically able to conduct light maintenance duties. Duties are flexible but could include upkeep of visitor facilities, staffing visitor center, assisting with public events, and performing maintenance duties such as trail work, general cleanup, and landscaping, – weekend work required.
The season runs from April 13-December 6. Looking for volunteers during peak visitor time of May 1 – Labor Day. Timeframe commitment is flexible.
Required: 20-30 hours/week. Provided: gravel pad, 50-amp RV site, 300-gallon holding tank, water hookup, picnic table. This is an unpaid position.