We are always looking for good people like you..

The strength of Allan Brooks Nature Centre is in our volunteers and donors, in fact we couldn’t do it without you! Many hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars are donated every year to help maintain and sustain our public programming, bringing quality interpretive experiences to the lives of youth and their families. You do not have to give a lot of time or money to make an impact at ABNC. There are a wide range of opportunities – for the nature lover, weekend explorer, good neighbour, community builder, and handy persons. We’d love to have you on our support team!

Current Volunteer Opportunities Include:

Raptor Weeks Volunteers – July 18-Aug 20 

Tuesday-Sunday 9:30am-12:30pm

Friday & Saturday 3pm-6pm

Parking Assistants, ticket booth assistants and more! Contact Janice at [email protected] to sign up today!

Program Assistants/Interpreters       

  • School Groups
  • Summer Camp & Birthday Parties
  • Tours for General Public
  • Display Maintenance

Minimum 4 hours per month

Special Events

  • Assisting in the organization and hosting at events
  • Art/Photography/Videography
  • Sign/Posters/ Writing
    • Garage sale – organizing, assisting, driving

As required: 4 – 8 hours per event

Visitor Services

  • Greet visitors
  • Admissions / Cashier
  • Customer Service
  • Gift Shop & Concession

Minimum 4 hours per week

Grasslands and Naturescaping

  • Invasive Plant Control
  • Gardening
  • Trail Maintenance

2 – 4 hours per month

Office and Resource

  • Computer/Database Maintenance
  • Library/Research

3- 6 hours per month

Buildings and Maintenance

  • Construction & Light Mechanics
  • Carpentry
  • Painting and general building upkeep

2 – 4 hours per month

Special Skills

  • Social Media/Marketing
  • Engineers (structural, civil, etc)
  • Drafting
  • Photography/Videography

Time commitments according to project needs


  • Festival Planning
  • Stewardship
  • Fundraising
  • Buildings & Grounds

Approximately 3 – 4 hours per month


To learn more about our Volunteer Opportunities we welcome you to drop in during our open season April 15-October 31, or call the Nature Centre year-round at 250-260-4227.

To apply now save the .pdf below to your computer, type into the saved .pdf, save again, and email it to us at [email protected].

ABNC_Volunteer_Application_Form (.pdf)*