Large group of volunteers with a giant white bag of collected prairie seed.
Volunteers at Kankakee Sands Seed collecting at Kankakee Sands © Alyssa Nyberg/TNC

Stories in Indiana

Volunteer in Indiana

Join the dedicated team of volunteers and interns making a difference in Indiana!

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

As the pandemic continues to evolve, please review each volunteer opportunity or community event on the volunteer calendar for site-specific COVID-19 safety precautions. Thank you.

Welcome to the volunteering hub for the Indiana chapter of The Nature Conservancy!

We’re delighted that you want to get involved and give your time to help preserve the diverse landscapes and waterways of our Hoosier state.

This webpage is intended to be your central resource for finding volunteering opportunities and getting in contact with the Indiana volunteer team. To learn more, scroll through the sections or select a tab that will take you directly to a specific topic. 

Volunteering for Nature (4:45) TNC volunteer Cindy Leffelman loves trails and working with other volunteers; she's put her passion into trailmaking at nature preserves in Indiana. What's your passion for nature?

Volunteer Calendar

This volunteer calendar includes TNC workdays as well as Weed Wrangles. Click the link to open it and view opportunities across the state. Each event on the calendar includes details about the event, location and times and how to RSVP. Calendar isn’t working? Email Esmé Barniskis and she’ll get it sorted out.  


Volunteer Positions in Indiana

  • Volunteer helps collect seed at TNC preserve.

    Steering Committee Member

    Our steering committee is a mix of staff and volunteers who meet quarterly to provide high-level input and advice regarding TNC's statewide volunteer program. Email us to learn more and apply.

TNC volunteer Cindy Leffler hikes the forest at Green's Bluff nature preserve.
Cindy Leffelman Volunteer Cindy Leffelman at Green's Bluff nature preserve. © Fauna Creative

Get Started

Volunteers are integral in helping us accomplish our conservation mission to protect the lands and waters on which all life depends, so thank you for your interest. Use this Volunteer Interest Form so that we can better accommodate your skills and interests with our volunteer opportunities.

Contact Us

Esmé Barniskis (she/her/hers)
Volunteer and Events Coordinator
(920) 763-6762