Friends of Five Rivers provides a variety of volunteer opportunities.

We are currently looking for volunteers in the following areas.




Administrative:   Support Friends of Five Rivers with database management, bookkeeping and various office administrative tasks.   Please reach out to Carolyn Dunn at: or by phone at 518-475-0339.  

Guided School Program Volunteer Instructor:  Teach Pre-K through 8th grade students on weekdays throughout the school year. Friends provides the training.  Bring a love of the outdoors and a desire be with children to experience hands-on activities. For specific information on becoming an instructor, click here.  You may reach out directly to Nancy Conway, Director of Programs at: or by phone (518) 475-0297 for more information.  Click here to see why our volunteers share their time with Friends.

Center Greeter:  Help staff the Center reception desk and bookstore on weekdays & Saturdays, 9 am – 12:00 p.m. or 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Committee Member:  Support and uphold the values and mission of the committee and Friends of Five Rivers. Contribute an average of 2 hours monthly. Attend scheduled committee meetings. Maintain an annual membership with Friends of Five Rivers.

Board Member:  Support and uphold the mission and values of Friends of Five Rivers.  Contribute an average of 6 hours monthly.  Attend monthly board meetings and participate in at least one Board Committee.  Support fundraising efforts and maintain an annual membership with Friends of Five Rivers.

Special Events Volunteer:  Help with special, once a year functions such as

The Annual Fall Festival (September)

The Annual Birdseed Sale (October)

For further information on the above opportunities, please call Friends of Five Rivers at (518) 475-0295 or email


56 Game Farm Rd., Delmar, NY 1205

For Program Information email:

For General Information email:

Phone: (518) 475-0295
Fax: (518) 475-0293

Charitable Tax ID# 23-7309978