Internship and Volunteer Opportunities
Gain valuable experience, earn a little bit of money and/or get university credit working with the University of Toledo's Stranahan Arboretum. For more information, please contact the Program Coordinator at 419.841.1007.
1) Research Experience
University students interested or enrolled in ecology or earth science related courses who would like to be involved with ongoing research projects or volunteer opportunities should contact the program coordinator.
2) Federal Work-Study and Internship Opportunities
Job duties may include: Mowing grass with riding mower, mulching leaves, line trimming, pruning trees, picking up litter, removing brush, chipping branches, irrigation work, blowing/raking leaves, painting, pulling weeds and other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Must have a valid driver’s license, as position is off-campus; must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work in hot, cold, noisy and dusty conditions. Please call Walter Schulisch at 419.882.6806 to inquire about openings.
3) General Volunteer Areas
General Land Management: General land management is always needed, from picking up sticks to pruning limbs. Contact the Arboretum's horticulturist for more information and to learn what training is needed.
4) Community Service Volunteer Hours
Volunteers willing to work as a part of a community service project or required work-hours (such as high school National Honor Society students) are welcome to call the Program Coordinator, Lisa Taylor, at 419.841.1007 to inquire about available opportunities.
Native Plant Garden Volunteer
Help maintain the Oak Openings native plant gardens. Duties could include planting, watering and weeding and all equipment will be provided.