We appreciate your interest in volunteering with Kids In the Woods Initiative--K.I.W.I.! Our programming would not be possible without our dedicated volunteers. We value and respect the contributions of our volunteers and seek to provide an experience that is welcoming, educational and, of course, fun!


Who are we are looking for? Well...check out the qualities below:

  • Someone who enjoys working with children
  • Someone who enjoys being outside in all seasons and weather conditions (no joke!)
  • Someone who has a strong appreciation for nature
  • Someone who is mature, responsible & able to make decisions independently
  • Someone who enjoys learning new things and is enthusiastic about life                       
  • If that sounds like you and you are at least 16 years old, keep reading...


What are the responsibilities of a K.I.W.I. Volunteer?

  • Commit to volunteer for a minimum of 3 hours per week on a per season basis
  • Assist staff with the delivery of our outdoor programs
  • Prepare to lead various programs and/or assist children on a one-on-one basis
  • Commit to the K.I.W.I. “HIGHER” set of values
  • Be on time for your volunteer shift and be reliable (the kids are counting on you!)

If you can handle that, then here’s what we need from you:

  • Fill out a volunteer application form & supply a copy of your resume
  • Meet with our Executive Director for an in-person interview
  • Sign a volunteer agreement
  • Undergo a police record check

How to Apply?

Please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and tell us why you would like to volunteer with us. We’ll get back to you as soon as we can. Thanks for your interest! 

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