Internships are available each summerJobs at TFC

Do you know someone who loves to work with people while sharing their enthusiasm for nature? We have seasonal positions which come available occasionally. For more information on these and other positions with the Oregon Department of Forestry check out the ODF Employment page.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

The Tillamook Forest Center invites you to consider sharing your passion and experience to help make the center a memorable place for visitors. Whether assisting with programs, meeting and greeting visitors in the exhibit hall or on the trails, working in the gift shop and at the information desk, or helping behind the scenes, volunteers bring their own special insights and know-how to the Tillamook Forest Center team.

Volunteer positions are available for most ages, and we are always open to new ideas. If you are looking for a rewarding way to share your love of forests, looking to get involved in your community, or need to complete a service project, then consider spending some quality time in the Tillamook State Forest.

A Variety of Volunteer Experiences 

  • Day Volunteers work a weekly schedule and must be able to commit to a 2 4 hour shift once a week for a minimum of three months. A commuter shuttle is available from Forest Grove and Tillamook.
  • On-Site Volunteer Hosts live in their own RV at a full-hookup facility on the center grounds. Two spaces are available. Hosts must be able to commit to working 20 - 30 hours per week for a minimum of 8 weeks (in the first year). 
  • Work Party / Event Volunteers join a group of other volunteers to complete various projects at the center, inside or out, for a single day or event.

Currently Seeking the Following Volunteer Positions for the 2019 Season: 

A few of the exciting opportunities at the TFC include:

  • Information Desk Greeters - helping answer questions about the local area, forests and history at our gift shop/reception desk
  • Volunteering is a work of hear
  • Trail Ambassadors and Facility Assistants - maintaining the beautiful buildings, trails, and native landscaping
  • School Field Trip Assistants - guide students on forestry field trips in the exhibit hall
  • Experience Guides - provide fun forest experiences for the public
  • Forest History Research Assistant- capturing, cataloging and archiving historic materials
  • Onsite Hosts for the summer and fall (RV onsite) - a variety of day volunteer duties

Download a volunteer application in Adobe Acrobat PDF format now

Contact us for more information on how you can join the fun Tillamook Forest Center team!