Group Volunteers

A group volunteers at Audubon Nature Institute

Due to facility closures and state and local social distancing recommendations, some of our internship sessions have been cancelled. If you have any questions, please reach out to Audubon's Volunteer and Intern Resources Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Audubon Nature Institute welcomes corporate, school, and other volunteer groups to help us celebrate the wonders of nature. Volunteer groups make a powerful impact in our community by helping Audubon complete projects across our parks and facilities.

Group volunteer opportunities are available year-round, although availability is dependent on group size and interests, time of year, and current facility needs. See below to learn more about the parameters and categories for group volunteer opportunities at Audubon.

Group Volunteer Service Parameters

  • Please submit all inquiries at least 30 days prior to your preferred day of service.
  • Projects are typically scheduled in shifts of three to four hours.
  • Most projects cannot accommodate more than 25 volunteers at a time, and many are best suited for groups of 10 or fewer volunteers.
    Project availability for larger groups is limited.
  • Group participants must be age 13 or older. For groups with minors (under 18 years of age), a minimum of one chaperone per 10 minors must be provided by the group.
  • All participants must be willing to sign volunteer waivers prior to their service.

Volunteer Project Categories*

  • Horticulture, Gardening, and Grounds Maintenance
  • Park Beautification and Clean-Up
  • Minor Building Projects, Painting, Etc.
  • Creating Animal Enrichment (e.g. toys, puzzle feeders, etc. out of items such as cardboard and paper)
  • Wetlands Habitat Restoration at the Audubon Louisiana Nature Center
  • Special Events and Office Assistance

* Each project will vary depending on Audubon’s current needs, and group size and interests.

If you need any special assistance with the group volunteer application process, have any special needs or accommodations, or have any questions about volunteering at Audubon, please contact the Volunteer Projects Coordinator by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at (504) 378-2633.