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:

Jamie Minnaert-Grote
Collections Manager

Andrew Miller
Herbarium Director

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