The Wildlife Resources Division needs your help to promote the conservation and wise use of Georgia’s natural resources. Enthusiasm and time are all you need to become a volunteer. Choose the level of commitment that works with your location, schedule, skills and interests. Most volunteer opportunities allow participation by anyone. However, involvement in some programs is restricted. Learn more about the volunteer opportunities listed below, and learn what additional volunteer opportunities might be available by contacting Michael Sellers at michael.sellers@dnr.state.ga.us.


Current Opportunities

Free Kid’s Fishing Event

  • What: Volunteers needed to help kids fish, techniques of fishing, casting, baiting, and cleaning fish.
  • Where: Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center (Boar Pond)
  • When: June 10, June 11, June 17, June 18, June 24 and June 25, 2015
  • Time: 9 a.m.-noon

Contact Michael Sellers if you are interested in volunteering at Michael.Sellers@dnr.state.ga.us or call (706) 557-3101.

Clybel WMA at Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center is looking for hosts to monitor camping activities on a primitive campground, pick up litter at the campground, and provide services or information to the campers. Hosts must have cleared criminal background check. For more information on the roles and hosting opportunity at Clybel WMA, contact: Bobby T. Bond, Wildlife Resources Division by phone at (478) 825-6354 or email at Bobby.Bond@dnr.state.ga.us.

Bat Roost Monitoring

Breeding Bird Survey Routes


Volunteer Application


Background Consent Form for Volunteers and Unpaid Interns


Sponsor a Kids Fishing Event


North American Amphibian Monitoring Program




Past Volunteer Projects


Not finding a volunteer opportunity that fits your interests and abilities? Email Michael Sellers at michael.sellers@dnr.state.ga.us, or contact a regional office or Regional Education Center near you. Local offices may have tasks that require volunteer help.

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