Volunteers are making a difference in Galena Creek Park!
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Galena Creek Visitor Center, a unique collaboration between Washoe County and the Great Basin Institute. Volunteers are a vital part of the sustainability of the visitor center and the programs offered for the community. Without you, the visitor center would not be able to continue connecting our community with nature.
Visitor Center VIP
The Galena Creek Visitor Center VIP is the front desk attendant at the Visitor Center. This role entails customer service through retail sales, public education, outreach, enforcing park rules & regulations, general facility maintenance and possible administrative work.
Environmental Inspirer VIP
The environmental inspirer will be placed and scheduled accordingly to support Galena Naturalists in field trips and camps. This person is upbeat and enjoys being around elementary-secondary students. They have knowledge in environmental subjects such as outdoor safety, water ecology, fire ecology, wildlife ecology, and plant ecology.
Environmental Leader VIP
The environmental leader is someone who is willing to lead their own GBI/Galena programs in the park. These programs will be based out of the Visitor Center and are typically a guided hike, watershed exploration, wildlife presentation and more. This person will have an open schedule and will need to create/prepare their own program and is allowed to use Visitor Center materials.
The docent vip position is for someone who is willing to participate/help with everything that is needed. They take on the Visitor center, environmental leader and inspirer role. This person is someone who is a passionate steward of the environment and supporter of GBI programming at Galena.
Ready to volunteer?
Submit a volunteer inquiry below, and we will contact you!