Forever Volunteer

The Alachua County Forever Volunteer Program helps volunteers get hands-on experience maintaining and improving their preserves. While assisting our knowledgeable staff, volunteers play a critical role in enhancing the natural beauty, habitat and visitor experience in the preserves. 

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For further information call (352)264-6868

or email Land@alachuacounty.us

Eligibility Requirments

Eligibility Requirments

  • All ages are welcome
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Clothing comfortable for outdoors and walking 
  • Sunscreen, water, and closed-toed shoes are advised
Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Site Monitors

Volunteers will assist staff by monitoring preserves and documenting visitor usage, wildlife sightings, vandalism, trash, looting, hazardous situations, and management or maintenance needs, in addition to filling brochure boxes. 

  • Special Project Volunteers

Volunteers will assist staff by monitoring preserves and documenting visitor usage, wildlife sightings, vandalism, trash, looting, hazardous situations, and management or maintenance needs, in addition to filling brochure boxes. 

  • Volunteer Workdays

​​Groups of volunteers come together to help with a specific staff-led event. Events can include exotic plant control, planting vegetation, trail building/repairs, or trash clean-ups. Volunteer workdays for particular groups may be requested. 

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