Volunteering Opportunities



Trailside Nature & Science Center

Phone: 908-780-3670 Ext. 3420


Volunteers are needed all year round for after-school programs, summer programs
such as camps, and special events.

Volunteers are needed to assist with children’s games, crafts, face painting and nature hikes.

Trailside Nature & Science Center Annual Special Events and Programs

  • Wildlife Sunday, Earth Week – April
  • Summer Camps – July-August
  • Harvest Festival – September
  • Holiday Nature Boutique – December


Benefits of Volunteering at Trailside

  • Hands-on experience with children and the outdoors
  • Meeting lots of new people
  • Gaining knowledge of trees, plants and animals
  • Working outdoors in a natural environment
  • Great for college applications and resumes

Groups and/or individuals interested in adopting a trail must attend one of the four orientation meetings offered annually. Pre-registration is required.