Boise WaterShed Environmental Education Center
Behind-the-Scenes Projects and Support
Individuals are invited to help with lesson preparation and basic behind the scenes tasks in an effort to help us prepare for school groups, events and programming. Gather supplies for lessons, organize or re-shelf library books, prepare craft supplies, etc.
Monday thru Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Assist center staff in the classroom with large school or daycare groups. No teaching experience necessary.
Help manage large groups, leading pre-determined activities and assisting the educator with various tasks tasks during a lesson.
Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. depending on the reservation schedule.
Landscaping and Facility Project Support
Groups or individuals are invited to help the Boise WaterShed with projects to beautify, maintain, or improve our outdoor River Campus, classrooms, interactive trail or other area that may need some work.
Opportunities will begin again this Spring weather permitting.
Open Space Division
The City of Boise Open Space Reserves are a diverse group of protected properties, each of which represents significant ecological, historical, recreational or cultural value to our community. Together they form strong connections to our natural environment and are worthy of lasting conservation. Simply stated, our open space reserves are the special places we go to reflect, to play, to learn and to live.
Ridge to Rivers
The Ridge to Rivers partnership consists of the City of Boise, Ada County, the Bureau of Land Management Four Rivers Field Office, the Boise National Forest and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. The Partnership exists under a multi-agency Memorandum of Understanding, with the City of Boise serving as the lead agency.
- Animal Care Volunteer (18+)
- Zoo Commissary Volunteer (18+)
- Conservation Cruise Captain (18+)
- Conservation Station Host (18+)
- Group Volunteer Project (Adults & Teens)
- Special Event Volunteer (Adults & Teens)
- Zoo Ambassador - Family Volunteer (Adults & Youth)
- Zoo Ambassador (18+)
- Zoo Naturalist Volunteer (18+)
- Zoo Teen Program (13-17)