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Most of the projects that GWAS initiatives are run by volunteers. Volunteering with GWAS is a great opportunity to gain experience in the field of ecological restoration and environmental education and outreach, while getting involved in your community. We are pleased to offer a number of exciting opportunities for people from all backgrounds to gain experience in the field of ecological restoration, public outreach, and environmental education. Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information on how you can be involved.


References for Volunteers:

The Gorge Waterway Action Society is happy to offer personal or employment references to any of our volunteers that have worked 20+ volunteer hours for the society.


Volunteer Opportunities:


Gorge Waterway Nature House Educator


We are searching for outgoing and dedicated volunteers to volunteer at the Gorge Waterway Nature House. This position includes:


  • Enhancing overall visitor experience by providing assistance and information about the local area and numerous displays and activities;
  • Developing education programs and activities within the park;
  • Leading nature walks, leading touch tank demonstrations, leading watershed     demonstrations, and other interactive activities;
  • Operating a small concession stand and sales table.


No experience necessary, although interpersonal skills and familiarity with the area are assets! (Criminal record check required)


Time Commitment: 4-12 hours/month (1-3 shifts)