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VOLUNTEER AT BLACKACRE!

Blackacre Conservancy is fortunate to have many talented and energetic volunteers helping us in all aspects of our work, indoors and outdoors. We invite you to join them: get involved, have fun, and make a difference! Volunteer times and hours are flexible, and there’s a job for almost every interest and skill level. We encourage teenagers, community groups, and families to volunteer. Our youngest volunteer is 6 years old! For more infrormation call 502-266-9802 our email us at office@blackacreconservancy.org

Become a part of this wonderful group of volunteers who welcome guests to the Presley Tyler Visitors Center on Sundays from 1-4 pm. Docents greet visitors, lead tours, and share information about Blackacre’s past, the historic buildings, the nature preserve, trails, programs, and more. Reenactors share information while dressing and playing the part of a pioneer settler. Reenactors may also demonstrate a period skill, such as quilting, weaving, or making butter. Docents and reenactors are especially essential for our historical events.

For ages 13 and older. Training is provided. 

When: Sundays from 1-4pm, April – November. (Closed on Saturdays)

The Weed and Restoration Team works around the preserve to remove invasive plants, clear fallen trees, maintain numerous trails and fences. They also help around the homestead with maintenance and repair tasks.

Weekday grounds and trail maintenance  Come join us! Each week we send out a list of volunteer opportunities from trail maintenance, caring for our historical features, landscaping, etc.  For outdoor activities,  Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! Gloves and limited of tools available for sign out at Blackacre so best to bring your own.  

For more information email the office at office@blackacreconservancy.org or call 502-266-9802

Farm Feeders help us feed and water our farm animals (horses, mules, and goats). This is a perfect opportunity for families to volunteer together!

When: Mornings before 10 am.

Assist with community programs and events, help in the office, and design and lead interpretive hikes and educational programs.

*All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information about any of the jobs we have listed and to find out the date of our next volunteer orientation, please call
502-266-9802 or email us at blackacre3200@gmail.com.

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