Current Opportunities

Good Gardens

The Gardens Team seeks annual volunteer support from May to October to assist in our education garden, hoop house, and compost area with native plantings, garden design and more.
You'll learn herb and vegetable gardening techniques and the benefits of using native plants.

Mabel's Garden

Help keep Mabel’s Garden beautiful!
Volunteers can play a critical role in the upkeep of our native herb and pollinator garden from May to October.

Properties & Conservation

With 300 acres and 7 miles of trails, our Properties and Conservation Teams are in need of year-round volunteer stewards to assist with trail maintenance, stone wall repair, weeding, raking, invasive removal, and more.

Curiosity Lab

The Curiosity Lab is a place-based, hands-on, self-led, STEAM-focused learning space on campus. With support from volunteer Naturalist Ambassadors from early September to early June, the Lab offers environmental exploration for all ages.

75th Anniversary Lecture Series

Thursday Evenings (January – May, September – October), 4:30 – 8:00 pm. Indoors.

Event set-up, attendee check-in, event clean-up.


Join our team! NBS is recruiting interns to help us in a variety of positions. All internships are unpaid, but we will work with you to obtain academic credit from your college or university.
Explore opportunities below:

The Good Gardens educational garden (spring-fall)

Third Beach Education Center (summer)

Education Program Support (year-round)

Conservation Research (summer)

Summer Camp (summer)