Let Us Put You to Work for Elachee

We Value Your Help!

Elachee benefits from the time and talents of our committed volunteers whose efforts make our campus visually appealing, the hiking trails safe and accessible, and help us achieve specific conservation initiatives within Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve.

Elachee’s Natural Resource Volunteers contribute over 2,800 hours every year working on a variety of conservation projects. VOLUNTEERING AT ELACHEE

Get Outside with Us

Elachee’s natural resource staff identifies projects, schedules and provides supervisory oversight for individual volunteers and groups seeking community service opportunities.

A Match Made Outdoors

If outdoor, physically-demanding projects interest you, we welcome volunteers for the following:

  • Trail Crew
    Performs conservation and trail maintenance activities within the Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve. We’ll supply the tools and training. You bring water, lunch, gloves and rain gear. Children/teen volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. EMAIL the Elachee Natural Resources Manager if interested in applying to join the Trail Crew.
  • Trail Stewards
    Walk the trails to share information with visiting hikers, monitor the trails and collect data.
  • Garden Crew
    Helps maintain Elachee’s grounds.
  • Scout Projects (Eagle or Gold Award)
    CONTACT US to identify a suitable project.

Ready to Volunteer? 

Volunteer Perks

Individuals who complete 16 hours of documented volunteer work at Elachee Nature Science Center may receive a complimentary CWAPC Annual Parking Pass.

To be eligible for this program, you must contact the Elachee Community Relations Manager by calling 770-535-1976 or SEND A MESSAGE. Upon approval, you will receive instructions and a tracking form to log your volunteer hours. After you have completed 16 hours of volunteer work, as directed and approved by the Elachee Community Relations Manager, return the completed form to receive a CWAPC Annual Parking Pass.