Thanks for your interest in volunteering with the Dubuque County Conservation Department! We are excited that you are considering becoming a part of our team! Annually the Dubuque County Conservation Board works with over 200 volunteers in various positions.
Why Volunteer with Dubuque County Conservation? Volunteering can be both rewarding and challenging. It offers the chance to give something back to the community or make a difference to the people around you. Volunteering also provides an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge.
Trail Ambassador Volunteer: Volunteers act as a liaison for Dubuque County Conservation and provide trail maintenance. Possible duties include: litter removal, pruning vegetation, informing staff of items needing attention such as downed limbs, washouts, graffiti, and provide feedback from trail users.
Special Projects Volunteer: Assist Dubuque County Staff with special projects such as trash cleanups, seed harvesting, trail projects, tree planting, river cleanups and more.
Fundraiser Event Volunteer: Friends of Dubuque County Conservation host several special events each year with many opportunities for volunteers. Tasks may include setting up, food preparation, parking cars, leading walks, assisting with gear, and more! Some of the special events include the Trail Run, Chili Feed, Halloween Hike, Santa’s Workshop, and more!