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ODFW Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for a way to help protect and enhance Oregon’s Fish and Wildlife Resources – Volunteer

ODFW’s Volunteers donate more than 200,000 hours of service annually. Their skills, devotion and willingness to help where needed provide enormous support to our agency.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Opportunity Category Dates Description Questions Register to Volunteer

Whitefish Copepods Research

Fisheries

Continuous

Volunteers needed to help OSU Department of Fisheries and Wildlife in conjunction with ODFW conduct research looking at where these parasites are on Whitefish and how many Whitefish are infected.

Emma.l.garner@state.or.us

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Siletz Falls Adult Fish Trap

Fisheries

Year Round

Work with ODFW staff to monitor steelhead and Chinook populations, evaluate hatchery programs, collect broodstock and pass wild summer steelhead and spring Chinook above the falls. Dates vary throughout the year, but generally run the trap M/W/F Volunteers will need to pass a State Fish and Wildlife Violation Check as well as attend a Confined Space Training.

Christine.m.clapp@state.or.us
541-265-8306 x253

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Angler Education Instructor

Fisheries, Education

Continuous

Share your passion for fishing by promoting sport fishing and the enhancement, conservation and stewardship of Oregon’s aquatic resources.

Amanda.m.boyles@state.or.us
503-947-6081

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RV Host

Habitat Restoration, Fisheries, Wildlife

 2020 Site Availability

Join other RV owners from across the nation who live and work for a month or more at one of our hatcheries, wildlife areas or offices.

Donna.l.Schultz@state.or.us
541-757-5255

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Fern Ridge Wildlife Area Tuesday Crew

Habitat Restoration, Fisheries, Wildlife

Tuesdays

Variety of tasks associated with The Volunteer Tuesday Crew meets at the wildlife area every Tuesday. The crew assists with a variety of tasks associated with wildlife area operation and Maintenance.

kevin.j.roth@state.or.us
541-985-2591

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Hunter Education Event Support

Hunting, Education

Continuous

Help with Hunter Education classroom and field day logistics. Learn more

Jered.w.goodwin@state.or.us
503-947-6053

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Hunter Education Junior Instructor

Hunting, Education

Continuous

Under the supervision of a Certified Hunter Education Instructor, help with classroom & field day logistics as well as teach Hunter Education curriculum and field day activities. Learn more

Jered.w.goodwin@state.or.us
503-947-6053

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Hunter Education Instructor – Trainee

Hunting, Education

Continuous

Begin the Hunter Education Instructor Training while helping with classroom and field day logistics. Learn more

Jered.w.goodwin@state.or.us
503-947-6053

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Hunter Education Instructor – Apprentice

Hunting, Education

Continuous

Teach Hunter Education curriculum and field day activities under the supervision of a Certified Hunter Education Instructor. Learn more

Jered.w.goodwin@state.or.us
503-947-6053

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Hunter Education Instructor – Certified

Hunting, Education

Continuous

Teach Hunter Education curriculum and field day activities. Learn more

Jered.w.goodwin@state.or.us
503-947-6053

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Hunter Education Lead Instructor – Certified

Hunting, Education

Continuous

Teach Hunter Education curriculum and field day activities. Create, schedule and manage Hunter Education classes and field days, mentor other volunteers and support Area Coordinators. Learn more

Jered.w.goodwin@state.or.us
503-947-6053

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Hunter Education Assistant Area Coordinator

Hunting, Education

Continuous

Support Area Coordinator to ensure consistent application and implementation of the Hunter Education program. Learn more

Jered.w.goodwin@state.or.us
503-947-6053

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Hunter Education Area Coordinator

Hunting, Education

Continuous

Liaison between volunteers and ODFW.  Ensure consistent application and implementation of the Hunter Education program. Learn more

Jered.w.goodwin@state.or.us
503-947-6053

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