Join Our Volunteer Team
We believe that every person can make a positive difference in protecting and preserving the environment. The Center at Fairfield and the adjoining 155-acre Larsen Wildlife Sanctuary were created by individuals who saw the value of preserving this special ecosystem for generations to come. Center staff strive to maintain and share the beauty of the fields, meadows, ponds, swamps and streams, through a variety of education and natural history programs.
Please consider using your talents to help us continue these efforts. By volunteering, you can help promote understanding, appreciation and stewardship of our natural world. In addition to the Animal Care Volunteer listing below, we have additional opportunities for people of all interests and experience levels to contribute, ranging from program leader to front desk greeter. Regardless of your age, interests, or skill level, there is one that is just right for you! Contact Colleen Noyes for further information. Thank you for your interest in supporting the Center at Fairfield.
Animal Care Volunteers Needed
Our Animal Care Program provides a unique opportunity for teenagers, ages 13-18 years old, to assist with daily feeding, habitat cleaning and general animal care housekeeping, as well as the handling of our animals under direct supervision. Our live animal residents include permanently injured or otherwise human-dependent reptiles, birds and mammals which are an integral part of our educational programming.
Volunteer hours during the school year are Tuesday through Friday from 3 – 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. – noon. Summer volunteer hours change to Tuesday through Friday from 2 – 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10.a.m. – noon.