Our dedicated volunteers are integrated into every area of operations, providing meaningful service and expanding our impact and reach.
Explore your interests, and learn about our invertebrate animals, their habitats and their importance in the global environment. Receive quality training, ongoing support and opportunities for personal and professional growth and development. Receive invitations to engage with fellow staff and volunteers through Butterfly Pavilion meetings, social events, volunteer appreciation dinners, field trips, and more!
Core Volunteer Opportunities
Become a core member of our team! From engaging with guests at our exhibits, to helping care for our plants and animals, we have a variety of opportunities for regular, ongoing volunteer service. Positions are available for those age 14 and up.Learn More
Event and Short-Term Volunteering
Help Butterfly Pavilion with special events or with other special projects!Learn More
Summer Teen Volunteer Program
Gain experience and build skills while learning about our awesome invertebrate animals and having a great time with your peers! Summer Teens volunteer weekly from June to early August each year.Learn More
Corporate and Community Giving Volunteering
Bring your group to Butterfly Pavilion for a morning of fun, hands-on volunteer service! Engage in team-building while making an impact in invertebrate conservation. Opportunities are available for groups from high schools, colleges, corporations, service organizations, and more.Learn More
Butterfly Pavilion offers a number of internships throughout the year, allowing students to obtain real-world experience in the fields of entomology, horticulture, education, exhibit interpretation, and more.Learn More
Butterfly Pavilion is certified as a Service Enterprise, an organization that fundamentally leverages volunteers and their skills to successfully deliver on its social mission. As a certified Service Enterprise we have fully integrated our volunteers into our team, becoming more adaptable, sustainable and impactful.Learn More