Want to Help Protect the 1000 Islands?

Fill out TILT's Volunteer Questionnaire and email it to [email protected], or drop it off at the TILT office (135 John St. Clayton) - we'll help you figure out which volunteer opportunity is right for you! 

Want to get your feet wet ( mostly figuratively...)? Join the Land Trust at a Volunteer TILTrek!

Want to get out on the land? Become a Preserve Stewardship Volunteer!

We always need volunteers. Join us!

  • Office Help - Aid staff with mailings, making phone calls, writing articles, maintaining TILT's social media and other office needs Internships available.
  • Photographers - Photograph preserves, treks and events (we are happy to credit your work.)
  • Special Events Assistants - Help at events by taking tickets, serving food, directing parking, etc.
  • Steward Trail Maintenance Assistants - Help staff build bridges, benches and other trail amenities. Become a trained Preserve Stewardship Volunteer.
  • Kids Korner Garden & Natural Play Area Maintenance - Help staff and local kids maintain and expand the Kids Korner Garden and Natural Play Area at Zenda Farms Preserve. Internships available.
  • Trek or Event Hosts - Host a trek or fundraising events at your house or facility.
  • Trek Leaders or Lecturers - Share your knowledge and expertise with others through an outing and/or presentation.
  • Transportation - Provide boat transportation for treks and other events on the islands

Clubs, Scout Troops, Schools, Corporate Teams, Religious Organizations, etc are welcome to volunteer: Just call the TILT office to discuss which opportunity would be best for your group: 315-686-5345

Stewardship Volunteers

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Volunteer Opportunities

  • Aug5

    Volunteer Recognition Event at Northern Flow Vineyards

    Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Northern Flow Vineyards

    Join us while we celebrate all that our volunteers do for conservation and environmental education in the 1000 Islands!

  • Aug24

    Common Tern Nesting Grid Removal

    Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 8:30am to 2:00pm

    Eagle Wing Shoals & Tidd Island

    Volunteers are welcome to help TILT and conservation partner, Save The River, with the removal of the Common Tern Nesting Grid.

  • Sep25

    Fall Stewardship Day at Potters Beach Preserve

    Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

    Potters Beach Preserve - Grindstone Island

    Volunteer with TILT to help protect the natural beauty of Potters Beach and collect valuable data for the Alliance for the Great Lakes Adopt-a-Beach Program.