Volunteer Opportunities

When you become a volunteer at BJNC, you help our organization continue to be one of the best nature centers in the Metroplex. Each year, thousands of visitors come to experience the Nature Center’s spectacular programs, educational exhibits, and beautiful natural setting. Our volunteers play a large part in making the Nature Center such a unique and worthwhile place to visit and support our mission to restore and preserve the Eastern Cross Timbers Ecosystem through environmental leadership, education and compatible outdoor activities.

Volunteer Benefits

 Current Volunteer Opportunities

  • Summer Day Camp Counselor
  • Instructors Aid
  • Marketing/Social Media Support
  • Environmental Education/Naturalist
  • Master Gardener Support
  • Special Event Volunteers
  • Office Assistant

Click here for a full list of opportunities and the descriptions.

Are you a new volunteer?

All BJNC Volunteers are asked to complete a Volunteer Application and attend Volunteer Orientation. Volunteer orientations are generally held at 1:00pm on the last Saturday of every month. Adult volunteers (18 & up) must also complete a background check. Please see the links below to download the forms appropriate to your situation:

Adult Volunteer Application
Teen Volunteer Application
Group Volunteer Application(PDF)
Background Check Form for Adult Volunteers

Please send completed group application form(s) to admin@bjnc.org or call 817.491.6333 for more assistance.

Current/Pending Volunteers

To access our volunteer network, please click following link:

Access VicNet

How to use VicNet

VicNet is only available to:

  • ACTIVE or PENDING volunteers
  • Have completed a current volunteer application
  • If over 18, have completed a background check
Instructions on the use of VicNet are available at admin@bjnc.org upon request. If you have any questions or any problems signing in to VicNet, please call 817-491-6333.