Volunteer

Why volunteer?

      • Develop new skills
      • Gain professional experience
      • Build a CV or resume
      • Explore a career
      • Earn academic credit
      • Develop a career network
      • Enhance your education
      • Do something different from your job or schooling
        • Reduce stress
        • Fight boredom
      • Donate your skills to a valuable community service
      • Freedom of schedule
      • For FUN!

Who can volunteer?

We are looking for people with these qualities:

      • Interested in plants and/or fungi
      • Attention to detail
      • Ability to work independently or in a group
      • Willingness to ask questions
      • Ability and willingness to follow instructions and guidelines
      • Minimal computer skills

Available volunteer activities

      • Databasing plants and/or fungi
      • Sorting specimen backlogs
      • Filing specimens
      • Barcoding
      • Digitizing
      • Curation

How to volunteer

You may contact us at:

Jamie Minnaert-Grote
Collections Manager
minnaert@illinois.edu
217-244-7332

Andrew Miller
Herbarium Director
amiller7@illinois.edu

or fill out this form and we’ll contact you!