Volunteers make a positive impact by assisting with activities such as biological sampling and monitoring, habitat restoration, laboratory work, education and outreach and many others.
There is a wide array of volunteer opportunities available with the FWC. For more information or to sign up, see the list of volunteer opportunities below.
Regional Volunteer Programs
Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center Volunteer Program
Location: Jefferson County (Capps)
Chinsegut Conservation Center Volunteer Program
Location: Hernando County (Brooksville)
Florida Bass Conservation Center
Location: Sumter County (Webster)
Northeast Region Volunteer Program
Location: Marion, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Brevard, Volusia, Flagler, Putnam, & St. Johns counties.
Southwest Volunteer Program
Location: Charotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Manatee, and Sarasota
Quality Assurance/Quality Control - Bear Management Program
Location: Leon County
Location: Polk & Highlands counties (Lake Wales Ridge)
Marine Stock Enhancement Research
Location: Manatee County (Port Manatee)
Highlands Lakes Volunteer Program
Location: Highlands County
Statewide Volunteer Programs
Derelict Trap and Trap Debris Removal Program
FYCCN Paddlesports Program
Kids' Fishing Clinics
Project WILD-K-12 Education Programs
Red Tide Offshore Monitoring Program
Reserve Officer Program
Sport Fishing Education
Youth Hunting Program of Florida
For additional information on the volunteer programs listed on this website, or to sign up as a volunteer, please contact the program coordinators by clicking on the links above.
For general information on the FWC Volunteer Program, please email the FWC Volunteer Program Manager.