Volunteer Opportunities

Indigo Mountain offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for all ages that have a sincere desire and commitment to wildlife education and conservation.

Indigo Mountain needs enthusiastic people who love animals to join the staff of volunteers in areas of Animal Care, Education, Fundraising, and Marketing. Volunteers are also needed for special programs including construction, maintenance and gardening. Check out our Volunteer Photo Gallery.

The Volunteer Program offers a broad variety of unique experiences for qualified people. There are many reasons why you should become a volunteer and share the joys that come with your involvement. Volunteering at Indigo Mountain offers a chance to enrich your life through a better understanding of the natural world and earth’s vanishing wildlife. You will have the opportunity to develop special relationships with others who share a common interest. You can gain valuable training and interact with some of the most unique animals in the world, as well as play an important role in the conservation of nature.

The Animal Care volunteer program consists of different levels carrying different responsibilities and commitments. There are a limited number of volunteer positions available. Therefore, each applicant must complete an application and an interview prior to acceptance into the program. Upon acceptance, all volunteers must complete a volunteer orientation prior to working at the center. The following list contains many of the volunteer opportunities with Indigo Mountain:

  • Animal Care
  • Animal Enrichment
  • Animal Sponsorship
  • Compound Cleanup
  • Construction and Maintenance Projects
  • Donation Pickups
  • Education
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing
  • Landscaping
  • Special Events

To apply for acceptance into the Indigo Mountain Volunteer Program please complete the application.

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Indigo Mountain Nature Center Volunteer Application


Indigo Mountain Nature Center

Release of Liability and Assumption of Risk

This document affects your legal rights, please read it carefully

I am aware that while volunteering, working at, or visiting Indigo
Mountain Nature Center, Inc. (IM), I may encounter certain risks, including risk associated with being
around the animals at IM. I am voluntarily participating in these activities with knowledge of the potential
danger and risk involved, and hereby agree to accept any and all risk of injury or death.

In consideration of IM allowing me to volunteer, work at, or visit the property and be around the animals,
I agree that I WILL NOT sue, or otherwise make any claim against IM, its directors, officers, employees,
agents, contractors, volunteers, or against any land owner or lessee whose property may be used, for
injury, damage, or death resulting from the negligence or other acts or omissions, however caused, by any
IM directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, volunteers, or any third person as a result of my
volunteering, working at, or visiting IM.

I also agree to release and forever discharge IM, its directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors,
volunteers from any and all actions, claims or demands for myself, my heirs or personal representatives,
for injury, death or damage resulting from volunteering, working at, or visiting IM. The terms of this
Release shall also be binding as to any of my minor children who may accompany me.

I hereby agree to follow any and all instructions given to me by any representative of IM. I agree to
remain behind designated safety barriers or in designated areas and will not attempt to approach an
animal or cage without express approval from IM and will not attempt to stick any item, including body
parts, into a cage. I further agree not to handle any animal or put myself or others in any type of jeopardy
by handling or provoking an animal.

IM expressly reserved the right to dismiss any person(s) or groups of persons if a representative of IM
determines, at his or her sole discretion, that said person(s) are exposing themselves, others, or the
animals to risk of injury.

If under 21 years of age, a parent or custodian must release IM of liabilitiy for that minor.


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