Volunteer With Irvine

VOLUNTEER WITH IRVINE: Opportunities for Individuals, Groups and Student Interns

Volunteers are an essential part of Irvine’s operations; your efforts support our mission to provide the community with valuable experiences in nature. Share your enthusiasm for the environment with children, expand your own knowledge of the natural world, spend time outside, meet people with similar interests, and work with your team to make great things happen.

We welcome volunteers of all backgrounds and abilities who want to share their love of the environment and education with their local community. For individual volunteering opportunities, internships, group projects, or corporate volunteering click on the blocks below.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for a fun and impactful activity for your office, club, or group? Irvine has many of volunteer opportunities for groups both large and small (5-30.) All group activities focus on helping our Natural Resource Manager maintain our 211 acres of forests, meadows, and wetlands. Complete the Group Volunteer Inquiry Form below.

Group/Corporate Volunteers


Irvine Nature Center is a non-profit educational organization that offers hundreds of programs of environmental studies and natural science to children and adults of the greater Baltimore area. As the largest independent non-profit nature center in the region and a leader in environmental education our mission is to educate and inspire current and future generations to explore, respect and protect nature. Located on 211-acres in Owings Mills, Maryland, Irvine is the home to over 50 animal ambassadors and serves families in The Nature Preschool, Earth Friends Outdoors Homeschool, and hundreds of school groups with fieldtrips and in-school events. In addition to its educational programming, Irvine has an interactive exhibit hall and hiking trails and is available for special event rentals.

Irvine is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by federal state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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