Internships & Volunteers
The World Forestry Center is 501(c)3 non-profit organization which often relies on the generosity of volunteers and interns to help us fulfill our mission to educate and inform people about the world's forests and trees, and their importance to all life, in order to promote a balanced and sustainable future.
Located in Washington Park in Portland, Oregon, the World Forestry Center operates several programs including the Discovery Museum, Tree Farms, and the World Forest Institute.
World Forestry Center, contact: Rob Pierce, Director of Education firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Education Department internship program offers great opportunities and job experience for those with a forestry, education, or a natural resources background.
Duties for the Education Department may include but are not limited to, assisting teachers and students with reservations, curriculum, guided tours, answering phones, filing, copies, and other general office tasks.
Days and hours of internship are flexible. But interns must be able to work a minimum of 300 hours. Start and end dates are flexible.
This is an unpaid, volunteer position. Although the intern will not receive monetary compensation, benefits include: professional experience in a diverse and international work environment; opportunity to learn about local and global forestry; natural resources and tree farm management; experience working in non-profit organization in marketing, administrative, special programs and organizational work; networking and making contacts in forestry throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Email a letter of interest and resume to: Rob Pierce, Director of Education, email@example.com
Organizations and businesses can volunteer as a group. Dates, hours, and projects are aligned to the interests and abilities of each group. A representative of the group should contact the Acting Education Director at 503-488-2118.
Call our Tree Farm Manager to arrange a project for your group 503-625-7471.