Volunteers carry out the work of the Friends of Horicon Marsh Education & Visitor Center.  This work is coordinated by the Friends Executive Director and is supported by two DNR naturalists and wildlife staff educators.  You can help support the Education Center's wildlife and wetland education and conservation programs by volunteering as a member of the Friends. After an orientation and training you will be able to:

  • Provide visitor information at the Marsh.
  • Invite businesses and industries to support Marsh education.
  • Support the recreational uses of the Marsh.
  • Serve with staff at special local, state and community events.
  • Serve as a mentor to new member volunteers.
  • Volunteer in the Gift Shop
  • Help with fund-raising and development in support of the Horicon Marsh Educational Center
  • Help to build, restore and improve public access and recreational areas.
  • Assist wildlife education staff with school and community groups at the Center and on the marsh.
  • Assist with mailings, filing, call for volunteer help, publicity, donor records.
Benefits of volunteering: 
  • Contribute volunteer expertise to a leading local conservation and education organization.
  • You get to meet new people.
  • The opportunity to gain personal growth and satisfaction.
  • Build your resume.
  • Learn more about our work.
  • Contribute toward community enrichment by making our center available 7 days a week.
  • Private Horicon Marsh Tours just for our volunteers.
  • Volunteers enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes with giving of time and talent to further environmental education and the preservation of the Marsh, an international treasure.

Click here to complete our volunteer interest form

Click here to complete our contribution form

Click here to view current volunteer schedule