Road Impact Survey Volunteer

Looking for biological survey experience? We are looking for a team of volunteers to conduct weekly road impact surveys from May to October (one month minimum commitment). Tasks include: Safely walking along roadway, collecting wildlife observation data Identifying and photographing DOR [Dead-On-Road] species from various taxa Taking GPS coordinates at various locations Completing and submitting […]

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Vegetation Sampling Protocol Volunteer

Tasks: Assist the Terrestrial Monitoring Intern with field work following the vegetation sampling protocol Measure DBH (diameter at breast height) Identify plants and estimate percent covers within a plot (sampling in dry sugar maple/deciduous forests and diverse mineral/organic swamps) We are asking volunteers to commit a minimum of 4 hours at a time. Ideally volunteers […]

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Benthic Macro-invertebrate Lab Assistant

Are you interested in working in a lab and getting experience working with an environmental research institute? Volunteer as a Benthic Macro-invertebrate Lab Assistant with rare. Tasks: Assist in picking benthic macro-invertebrate from spring samples Assist in sorting and identification of benthic macro-invertebrate samples onto petri dishes We are asking volunteers to commit a minimum of […]

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Social Media Ambassador

Do you love social media, photography and the environment? Do you want to get some experience working with an environmental charity? We are looking for a volunteer Social Media Ambassador to assist at volunteer events. Tasks include: Take video footage and/or photographs for rare events that can be shared on social media (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) Post […]

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Sustainable Indigenous Foods Garden Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers who are interested in supporting the growth of Indigenous knowledges at rare by volunteering their time to assist with the creation of the Sustainable Indigenous Foods Gardens. The Indigenous Foods Garden at rare is an ongoing Indigenous knowledges project founded and directed by Mkomosé (Bearwalker) – Dr. Andrew Judge. The project […]

Community Outreach and Organizer Volunteer

If you’re interested in working within a team of volunteers who are making a positive difference locally through community outreach — we’re looking for you! Tasks: Canvass neighbourhoods with a rare staff member and other volunteers to spread the word about rare and our plans to grow as a land trust Ask people to sign […]

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Landscaping Volunteer

Do you love being outdoors and want to lend your helping hands to keep our publicly accessible areas clean and beautiful? We’d love your help! Tasks: Every other week – Mowing and weed whacking the grass in the Resource House back yard, in front of the silo, along the snake fence and the picnic table […]

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Butterfly Monitoring Assistant

We are looking for volunteers who are interested in local wildlife, enjoy nature, and are interested in contributing to essential conservation efforts at the rare Charitable Research Reserve. Tasks: Accompany Ecological Monitoring Assistant on weekly walk of butterfly monitoring transects Record all observations on data sheets Assist with photography and identification of unknown butterflies Take weather […]

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Food Bank Gardens Volunteer

Do you love to garden? We have exciting opportunities for enthusiastic nature lovers with a passion for gardening and landscaping, ideally already equipped with hands-on experience or able and willing to learn. Join us in the Food Bank Gardens! We are looking for volunteers to join us between May 30 and October 3. Tasks: The […]

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Land Management volunteer opportunities, tall grass

Help Us With Our Ecological Restoration Efforts

Spring 2018 Land Management Volunteer Opportunities Summer 2018 Land Management Volunteer Opportunities To register for volunteer opportunities, please visit our events calendar.

rare Charitable Research Reserve
1679 Blair Road
Cambridge, ON N3H 4R8
(519) 650-9336
Charitable Registration:
#8776 15914 RR0001