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The Wildlife Resources Division needs your help to promote the conservation and wise use of Georgia’s natural resources.

Enthusiasm and time are all you need to become a volunteer. Choose the level of commitment that works with your location, schedule, skills and interests. Most volunteer opportunities allow participation by anyone. However, involvement in some programs is restricted.

Learn more about the volunteer opportunities listed below, and learn what additional volunteer opportunities might be available by contacting Michael Sellers at Michael.Sellers@dnr.ga.gov or (706) 557-3101. 

Current Opportunities

Hunter Education Instructor Training - Are you interested in becoming a hunter education instructor? Each year around 14,000 individuals pursue hunter education in Georgia. With over 500 active instructors in the state, you will be a part of a large team of dedicated volunteers teaching safe and responsible hunting. Review the 3-step process to become a volunteer instructor. The volunteer application can be completed here. Contact Georgia’s Hunter Education Coordinator Jennifer Pittman at 770-761-3010 or Jennifer.Pittman@dnr.ga.gov for more information. 

Campground Host: Clybel WMA at Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center is looking for hosts to monitor camping activities on a primitive campground, pick up litter at the campground, and provide services or information to the campers. Hosts must have cleared criminal background check. For more information on the roles and hosting opportunity at Clybel WMA, contact: Bobby T. Bond, Wildlife Resources Division by phone at (478) 825-6354 or email at Bobby.Bond@dnr.ga.gov.

Bat Roost Monitoring

Breeding Bird Survey Routes 

Volunteer Application 

Volunteer Waiver - Adult

Volunteer Waiver - Minor

Background Consent Form for Volunteers and Unpaid Interns (once complete, submit to michael.sellers@dnr.ga.gov)

Sponsor a Kids Fishing Event 


Past Volunteer Projects 

Not finding a volunteer opportunity that fits your interests and abilities? Email Michael Sellers at michael.sellers@dnr.ga.gov, or contact a regional office or Regional Education Center near you. Local offices may have tasks that require volunteer help.


NRA Volunteer Opportunities

NRA and Wildlife Resources are partnering to expand hunting and shooting opportunities in the state.

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