Volunteers


Treehaven offers opportunity to work as a volunteer in almost any area of operations from education and programming to special projects, staffing our gift shop, office work and much more. New outdoor volunteer tasks are now available, including trail maintenance, habitat restoration, and invasive species control. Contact us to see how your skills may best benefit Treehaven! We could not exist without the thousands of hours of gracious help afforded by our dedicated volunteers, and you may become a part of that special group! Thank you to our Volunteers!!
Come on out and join the Treehaven team of trained environmental educators and volunteers, where the environment, lifestyle, and leadership are integrated!

Volunteer Project List

Are you interested in volunteering your time to help Treehaven? We have a wide range of projects that you could be involved in! Some projects are of general interest and other requires some experience. Please view the list below and contact Treehaven by phone at 715-453-4106 or by email to start volunteering today.

Indoor Projects
Assist in office with mailings (As needed)
Work in store and office; duties include: answer phones, copies, greet people, answer question, sell items, check in groups, etc.
Assist with researching and writing grants (Prior experience/background required)
Assist with newsletter production and distribution
Help with brochure development
Organize/prepare program room

Outdoor Projects
Assist teaching programs (prior experience background required)
Trail work and maintenance (As needed)
Help make firewood
Clean and fill bird feeders - feed and water (Bi-weekly)
Weed areas on grounds (weekly in spring and summer)
Weed/water "buterfly garden" (weekly in spring and summer)
Maintain/clear trails (fall and winter)
Stain wood work on building, cordwood cabin
Shovel Snow (winter)
Build shelter on property

Indoor/Outdoor Projects
Maintenance and custodial assistance (weekly)
Help maintain program equipment (weekly)
Spring cleaning of the entire property/equipment (annually, May)
Repair/Construct Leopold benches, paint and repair older benches (as needed)
Painting program equipment, buildings, signs, etc. (spring, summer and fall)

 

Thank you!

...A big thanks goes to UWSP student, Bryan Novak and UWSP's Multimedia Artist/Designer, Denise Deering for their work in designing our new webpage launched in November 2008!

...Elaine Dotter stands in front of the pile of weeds pulled by Elaine and Marie Schultz by Treehaven's front door to the Vallier Classroom Center.

...Thank you to a hard working group of volunteers from the Amelse Family replaced the large deck off the WinterBerry Dining Hall over the summer. A total of 123 man hours of work were contributed by Dick, Ted, Rob and bill Amelse; Jim, Phil and Virgel Brendt; and Matt Krueger, Ted Towle and Al Schult.