Get Involved in Ohio

A mother and daughter enjoy the sights and sounds of Big Darby Headwaters Preserve.
Get Involved From seasonal hikes to volunteer stewardship events, there are many ways to get involved with The Nature Conservancy. © Grant Beachy

Whether big or small, every action we take can make a difference for nature in Ohio and beyond. Discover ways to get involved today.

Volunteer With Us

When you sign up to volunteer for The Nature Conservancy in Ohio, you will be welcomed into a family of dedicated individuals committed to protecting our state's finest natural areas. Whether you are interested in getting your boots dirty on our trails or organizing data at our office, we have a role for you.

Volunteers hold bags of garlic mustard in forest.
Volunteer Work Day Volunteers pull garlic mustard at Big Darby Headwaters Nature Preserve © David Ike

Getting Started

Use this Volunteer Information form to tell us about your interests and let us know the best way to reach you. Send this form to our Volunteer Coordinator, Angela Burke, at ohvolunteer@tnc.org. You will then be added to our volunteer email list and will receive updates on events in your area. Learn more about our volunteer program by reading our Volunteer Handbook.

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Virtual Volunteer Orientation Join TNC Ohio staff for a virtual orientation to learn more about volunteering opportunities near you. © Unsplash

Virtual Volunteer Orientation

Knowing what to expect and what to do when you first start volunteering can be overwhelming. The Nature Conservancy has many online resources that can help get you started. Craving more? Join us for a virtual volunteer orientation to get an insider's look at what participating in a volunteer project or event is like. Learn more about our virtual orientations and register for an event by visiting our event page.

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities by Region

Community and Conservation Specialist Angie Burke headshot.
Angie Burke Ohio Community and Conservation Specialist © David Ike

Get in Touch!

Our energetic Community and Conservation Specialist Angie Burke will help you jump right in to becoming a volunteer. Whether you've done conservation work before or you are just learning how to get started, Angie can help you find your footing and will welcome you into our community.