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Volunteer & Job Opportunities

If you have a paid position open or if you’re looking for a new, challenging career, let us know and we’ll share your information.  If you have a bit of time to donate, a very diverse menu of volunteer projects offer opportunities for service, fellowship and the good feeling of accomplishment that volunteering provides. 

Photo Courtesy of Ronna Haxby


Director of Environmental Services Search:  City of Rolla     For information, click here

Missouri Botanical Gardens--Shaw Nature Reserve
I’d like to share news of a position opening for the role of Native Horticulture Outreach Coordinator with the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Shaw Nature Reserve.

This role is integral to a long-standing cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Conservation to advance shared objectives of SNR and MDC to promote appreciation of native plants and their use in residential and commercial horticultural landscapes. This position requires horticultural expertise, knowledge of native plants, a passion for sharing knowledge with others, and exceptional communication skills to work with diverse partners throughout the Saint Louis region.  Please see the full position description for further details.

The opening is now posted on the MBG jobs website:

We would greatly appreciate your assistance with spreading the word to ensure that qualified applicants learn of this opportunity.

Quinn Long, Ph.D., Director
Shaw Nature Reserve |
307 Pinetum Loop Rd., Gray Summit, MO 63039 | O:(314) 577-9501

Missouri Prairie Foundation
MPF Job Announcement: Prairie Stewardship Assistant MPF wishes to fill a seasonal prairie stewardship assistant position, with hours ranging from 24 to 40 hours a week depending on the season. This position entails work in the field with no reporting to an office. Given the location of MPF's prairies, applicants should be based in the Springfield or Joplin areas, or in Lawrence, Dade, Benton, St. Clair, Barton, Vernon, Lawrence, Polk, or Hickory Counties. The Prairie Stewardship Assistant will work with and under the supervisor of MPF's Director of Prairie Management to identify and treat non-native, invasive herbaceous plants, identify and control invasive woody growth, and assist with prescribed burning preparation and execution. MPF will accept applications through December 31, 2022. Learn more about this job opportunity here.

James River Basin Partnership



















MEEA is hiring! Deadline:  Until Filled And opening the spring mini-grants! And offering PD! Click here for information.

Missouri Department of Conservation Careers

Missouri Department of Natural Resources: Careers

Springfield-Greene County Library: Jobs and Volunteers


Forestry Job Opening



empower: abilities 

Offers real world experience and volunteer opportunities to help people with disabilities. (a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  All proceeds benefit persons with disabilities.

If you would like to volunteer, contact 417-866-1188
Services:  Advocacy, information & referral, Peer support, Personal Care, Independent Living Skills, Assistive Technology, Community Access, Home Modifications, Transitions, Youth Services, and Volunteer Options.

Located 2864 S. Nettleton Avenue, Springfield, MO

Springfield-Greene County Library: Jobs and Volunteers

Ozark Greenways


James River Basin Partnership
James River Basin Partnership


MDC Volunteer Opportunities:

Keep America Beautiful: The Great American Cleanup Virtual Cleanup Experience

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