Belwin volunteers contribute in a positive and meaningful way to our mission of inspiring connection and engagement with the natural world. Volunteers support staff in connecting people and the land through land management and stewardship, public events, administrative tasks, and special projects.

Volunteer Positions

Administration Volunteers help Belwin Conservancy’s Development Director, Operations Associate and Executive Director with a variety of office tasks to support the operational success of the organization. Tasks may include tracking event attendance, thanking donors, and general office support. This position may also work with Belwin Conservancy’s SalesForce database management system.

Public Event Volunteers help staff with welcoming and supporting individuals at a variety of programs throughout the year. This position can include greeting visitors at information tables and entrances, assisting with parking and set-up, stocking or distributing refreshments, working at merchandise tables, and directing visitors to event locations.

Land Management Volunteers help Belwin Conservancy staff restore the ecological processes that enable the native species of our region to thrive. This position can participate in a variety of outdoor restoration activities such as removal of non-natives, seed collection and seeding, and trail maintenance.

Trail Guides & Monitors support the health and accessibility of Belwin’s public hiking trails. This position can include walking the trails to clean up litter and natural debris on walking paths and assisting visitors with directions if needed.

Volunteer Groups

We love groups of volunteers! Belwin has many large projects that could really use your help. Because of our small staff we count on groups of volunteers to help us tackle our large land and facilities projects. If you have a group ready to go, please sign up via our Volunteer Form below. Thank you!

Belwin Conservancy celebrates diversity. We strive toward an inclusive and equitable culture and environment for our staff, volunteers and visitors. We partner with those who share these values with the knowledge that we our lives are richer and our impact is greater because of those values and partnerships. We do not and will not tolerate harassment or racial profiling at Belwin Conservancy.

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Why Belwin Matters

We spark passion for wild places through conservation, education, and immersive experiences on more than 1,500 acres in Minnesota’s Saint Croix Valley.


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Afton, MN 55001

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