Volunteer Jobs

Looking for something to do on your next volunteer day at the Park? Look no further, we have a list of tasks we need help with! Please get in touch with the person listed as the contact for each volunteer job for further information or to start the Job.

Date PostedJob DescriptionType of JobRequirementsContactNeed Help On:
2/13/2019Volunteer OrientationCome learn about the many volunteer opportunities at Wildlife Prairie Park! All ages welcomeEllé LeClaire
(309)-676-0998 ext. 102 or eleclaire@wildlifeprairie.org
Saturday, March 9th 10-2 PM in the Hespell Deck
1/22/2019Boy Scout Merit Badge ProgramAssist staff with the boy scout merit badge activitiesMust be 21 years of age or older to volunteerEllé LeClaire
(309)-676-0998 ext. 102 or eleclaire@wildlifeprairie.org
First Saturday of every month from 10 am-4 pm
2/13/2019St. Patrick's Day Float CrewSpread St. Patrick's Day cheer alongside Wildlife Prairie Park's Elk Mobile13 years + or accompanied by an adultEllé LeClaire
(309)-676-0998 ext. 102 or eleclaire@wildlifeprairie.org
Sunday, March 17th 1-4 PM
2/25/19Giant Easter Egg HuntEgg Sorting - Help us prepare for our Giant Easter Egg Hunt by cleaning, sorting, and filling eggs. This opportunity is an easy and fun way to complete service hours!13 years +Ellé LeClaire
(309)-676-0998 ext. 102 or eleclaire@wildlifeprairie.org
April 7-19th
2/25/19Apply to Become a Trail GuideLearn the latest information on our animals and help educate visitors through scheduled, seasonal programming.
Time Commitment: 3+ hours/week
18+ years old
-Must attend a training session
Ellé LeClaire
(309)-676-0998 ext. 102 or eleclaire@wildlifeprairie.org
Daily, March-September
2/25/19Small Engine Mechanic Diagnose, repair, and make recommendations on various vehicles and equipment throughout the Park. 21+ years old
-Training and experience in small engine repair
Ellé LeClaire
(309)-676-0998 ext. 102 or eleclaire@wildlifeprairie.org
2-10 hours/month or as-needed
2/25/19Adventure Trek Drivers and NarratorsDrive and/or narrate the Park's famous tour vehicle, the "Adventure Trek." Help educate visitors as you explore WPP and meet Mike the Bison.18+ years old
-Must have valid driver's licence
-Must attend training session
Ellé LeClaire
(309)-676-0998 ext. 102 or eleclaire@wildlifeprairie.org
Starts daily May 27th
2/25/19Hospitality- Visitors Center, Schoolhouse, and Historic Cabin Attendants Greet guests and answer questions about different exciting features at the Park. 18+ years oldEllé LeClaire
(309)-676-0998 ext. 102 or eleclaire@wildlifeprairie.org
Buildings open to visitors daily starting March 30th