Volunteer with Us!


From the friendly Visitor’s Center Greeter at the welcome desk, to the informative Instructor teaching a lesson to a third grade class for the Guided School Program, to Special Event Assistance, they all make up a very important and much needed volunteer team with Friends of Five Rivers.

Many people you see at Five Rivers are indeed volunteers, and we couldn’t operate efficiently and effectively without them.

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer by joining our team?

If so, we have many opportunities year-round. Read more in this brochure, then complete this Volunteer Interest Form, and we will be in touch.

Friends of Five Rivers considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

For any questions or to return initial Interest Form, please contact volunteer@friendsoffiverivers.org


Volunteer Positions Available

Note that all volunteers must be at least 18 years old. Student volunteers must be at least 14 years old for these special, limited spots.

EDUCATIONAL INSTRUCTOR: Guide ecology lessons for kindergarten through 8th grade students on weekdays. Training provided. Set your own schedule.

GREETER: Staff the Visitor’s Center reception desk and gift shop for 3.5-hour time slots either in the mornings or afternoons Monday through Saturday. Training provided.

SPECIAL EVENT ASSISTANCE: Support social functions by volunteering at the event or providing refreshments or other items as called upon.

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT: Support Friends of Five Rivers with database management, mailing, and filing. We are currently looking for a volunteer with document management/retention experience.

BOARD MEMBER: Provide your time and talents by supporting and upholding the mission and values of Friends of Five Rivers. Contribute an average of six hours monthly. Support fundraising efforts and maintain an annual membership with Friends.

STUDENT VOLUNTEER: Assist with week-long programs in July & August. Students will receive volunteer hours for Honor Society and other club requirements. Must be at least 14 years and older with proper papers. Space is limited. If interested, call 518-475-0295 instead of completing this form.


56 Game Farm Rd., Delmar, NY 12054
For Educational Program Information, email:  education@FriendsofFiveRivers.org
For General Information, email:  info@FriendsofFiveRivers.org
Phone:  (518) 475-0295                 Fax:  (518) 475-0293

Charitable Tax ID# 23-7309978