Get involved by volunteering your time and energy at Tanglewood Nature Center! We have a variety of options for volunteers: whether you want to maintain the trails, lead museum tours, feed the turtles, or something else, we are sure to have something for you. 

Please email Bridget, our Community Relations Manager, if you are interested. 

Teenager looking for a summer volunteer opportunity? 
Become a Counselor-in-Training!

If you are 14+ and looking for a summer leadership experience, consider our Counselor-in-Training program! CITs are youth leaders who assist camp counselors in providing a safe and fun camp experience at Tanglewood. They will help lead environmental education activities, games, crafts, songs, stories, hikes, and more. Our CITs wil also assist with camp preparation, check-in and check-out, and will serve as a positive role model for children in camp. This is an educational position that will involve being placed with two counselors each session. 

CITs will have a dedicated weekly meeting with the CIT Coordinator, Bridget, to discuss topics such as: environmental education, camp curriculum design, leadership strategies, emergency protocols, child development and psychology, camp games and crafts, citizen science, and more. 

The CIT application (below) contains more details on our program. Contact Bridget with questions!

due by May 15th 2015
via email or postal mail 
to the CIT Coordinator, Bridget Sharry (volunteer.tanglewood@gmail.com)
Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum
443 Coleman Ave.
Elmira, NY 14903


443 Coleman Ave. Elmira, NY 14903 | 9:00am-4:00pm Tuesday-Friday, and Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm | (607) 732-6060


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