Volunteering at Oxbow Meadows is both a fun and rewarding experience for everyone. You will learn new skills, meet new people, all while helping Oxbow Meadows fulfill its mission. Whether you are interested in gardens, animals, teaching children, or working behind the scenes, we have opportunities available for you. We also have volunteer opportunities for teens.
Those who need to meet a required set of volunteer hours for school, clubs, or an organization are encouraged to help at Oxbow Meadows. Those needing 10 hours or less are encouraged to volunteer at our special events throughout the year. Our staff will work with you to make sure that your hours are met. High school students interested in volunteering Oxbow Meadows can apply to our TNT program or volunteer at special events throughout the year.
Are you currently a student at CSU looking for volunteer hours? Oxbow Meadows is a great place to volunteer.
Oxbow Meadows hosts several events each year that provide volunteers with unique opportunities to become involved. Volunteers for our events must be at least 14 years old and have completed the appropriate paper work no less than one week before the day of the event.
Volunteers must be at least 18 years for our year-round volunteer positions. Volunteers looking for a year-round position must fill out an application and the appropriate volunteer waiver. Applications for all positions are accepted on an ongoing basis. Once you have submitted the proper documents, an Oxbow Meadows staff will contact you. Orientation for both Animal Care and Environmental Education will be offered only once per season. All other year-round volunteer positions will have several orientations through the year.
Wildlife, Environmental Education, and Summer Camp Volunteers are essential to Oxbow Meadows. Those seeking to become either a Wildlife or Environmental Education Volunteer must agree to work 4 hours each week for one season OR agree to work 16 hours each month for one season. Orientation for both Animal Care and Environmental Education will be offered only once per season. Volunteers must be 18 years of age and submit to background check. Please click link below to learn more.