Opportunity Search Results

Back to Top

Overview //

Coastal Expo is a fun, family-oriented event with hands-on activities for all ages! Visitors see and touch crabs, sea stars and other coastal animals; view a glass-bottom stream; learn what washes up on Texas coast; fish for live catfish and participate in other great activities. In the process, they learn about Texas coastal ecosystems, why they are important and how to protect them.


Program: Coastal Expo

Contact Person: Holly Grand

Contact Phone: (361) 825-3993

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Volunteers are needed to help teach fishing basics to youth and families on Saturday, January 11, from 10am to 1pm.
Volunteers are needed to run anger education stations, help with tackle and bait, and assist with fishing.



Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Natalie Goldstrohm

Contact Phone: (325) 692-0921

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

This opportunity is for Ambassador Alumni to log all volunteer hours after the successful completion of their Ambassadorship.


Program: Ambassador Program

Contact Person: Louisa Torrance

Contact Phone: (512) 550-8425

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Thank you for your interest in becoming a certified Angler Education Instructor. To find a free workshop in your area, check the TPWD Calendar and contact the workshop coordinator listed to register. Upon completion of the workshop, your application will be processed and you will receive confirmation via email within 30 days.

If you do not see a workshop in your region, please contact our office.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Karen Marks, Aquatic Education Manager

Contact Phone: (512) 389-4732

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Volunteers are needed to help teach the basics of fishing to children and families on Saturday, January 11, from 9am to 12pm.
Volunteers are needed to run anger education stations - knot tying, fish habitat, casting, conservation and ethics, and more.

When: Saturday, Jan 11, 2020, 9:00am to 12:00pm

Volunteers should arrive at 8:45AM; Please plan to stay and help with clean-up.

Where: Copperas Cove Public Library
501 South Main Street
Copperas Cove, TX 76522


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Frank Aquilar, TPWD Volunteer Angler Education Instructor

Contact Phone: (254) 630-6440

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

The Friends of Fort Boggy State Park are seeking volunteers to help with their annual Family & Friends Fishin' Frenzy. Volunteers are needed to assist with fishing activities.

When: Sunday, March 1, 2020
Time: 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Fort Boggy State Park


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Betty Heffler

Contact Phone: (903) 322-3478

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Volunteers are needed to help with a family fishing event - basic education stations and water-side fishing will take place.

When: Saturday, Feb 29, 2020, 7:45am to 3:30pm

Volunteers should arrive at 7:45AM; Event runs 8:30am to 2:30pm. Please plan to stay and help with clean-up.

Where: Jesse Jones Park & Nature Center, 20634 Kenswick Drive, Humble

The event is hosted by Fishing's Future in partnership with Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The Take Me Fishing-First Catch Centers are events held at various locations throughout the state that provide hands-on basic fishing and boating skills for youth and adults.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Michael Scherer

Contact Phone: (832) 202-5221

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Join Friends of Inks Lake State Park with firewood sales, recycling, park interpretive programs,hikes and events.


Program: Inks Lake State Park

Contact Person: Monica Stewart

Contact Phone: (830) 637-9327

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Do you love McKinney Falls State Park? Are you looking for ways to be involved in directly supporting the only State Park in the city of Austin? Join passionate people like you in the Friends of McKinney Falls State Park!

Friends of McKinney Falls is a group of like-minded individuals who work together with Texas Parks and Wildlife in the shared vision of protecting and conserving this natural space for future generations. We want visitors to enjoy the unique experience McKinney Falls has to offer and inspire a lifelong appreciation and respect for nature and the legacy of Texas history.

Our activities include: helping with educational programs, trash clean-up, fundraising, community outreach, hosting fun events, and more!

Ready to help?

-Register as a volunteer with Texas Park and Wildlife by clicking the Sign Up button to the right.

-Contact Abby Rodgers - info@mckinneyfalls.org or

- Visit www.mckinneyfalls.org to see upcoming events and meetings.

-You will be subscribed to our mailing list which you can opt-out of at any time.


Program: McKinney Falls State Park

Contact Person: Abby Rodgers

Contact Phone: (214) 519-4394

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

This weekday opportunity is designed for those who have an interest in pursuing a career in the wildlife management field. Farm type work like pond sweeping, water quality testing and general assistance to hatchery technicians are some of the experiences with this volunteer position. Contact us to find out more.
Current wildlife management students, exceptional high school students and others with an interest in developing their skills in this field are encouraged to apply.


Program: Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Contact Person: Leslie Kessner

Contact Phone: (903) 670-2272

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Assist hatchery staff with maintenance, pond management and fish culture. Volunteer can select shifts during normal hatchery hours: 8am - 4pm, M-F. The hatchery is located in North Texas, approximately 23 miles west of Wichita Falls below Lake Diversion.


Program: Dundee Fish Hatchery

Contact Person: Michele Nations

Contact Phone: (940) 779-2301

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Assist hatchery staff with pond management, fish culture, and hatchery maintenance. Volunteer can select shifts during normal hatchery hours: 8am - 4pm, M-F. The hatchery is located in North Texas about 90 miles west of Ft. Worth.


Program: Possum Kingdom Fish Hatchery

Contact Person: Michele Nations

Contact Phone: (940) 779-2301

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

The Friends of Fort Boggy State Park are seeking volunteers to help with their annual Kids Fish (for ages 5012 yrs old). Volunteers are needed to help teach fishing skills, and assist with fishing activities.

Sign up for all day or a 1/2 day shift.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Betty Heffler

Contact Phone: (903) 322-3478

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Assist staff with hatchery operation (i.e. fish culture, maintenance, outreach & research.)


Program: CCA Marine Development Center

Contact Person: Ashley Fincannon

Contact Phone: (361) 939-7784

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Work with the Habitat Mapping team to conduct oyster restoration monitoring (oyster sampling and acoustic survey). Prefer experience on boats and gps units.


Program: Habitat Assessment

Contact Person: Stephanie Taylor

Contact Phone:

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Work with the Habitat Mapping team on oyster restoration projects. Tasks includes measuring barges and placing marker buoys. Prefer boat and gps experience.


Program: Habitat Assessment

Contact Person: Stephanie Taylor

Contact Phone:

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

This position will assist the park interpretive program. Duties may include leading nature walks, providing roving interpretation, maintaining park gardens and nature viewing areas. This position may also be asked to assist with light maintenance of park facilities and grounds based on park needs. Preferred experience would include knowledge of flora and fauna indigenous to the Piney Woods region of Texas, experience presenting to groups, and ability to walk trailways for 1-2 hours at a time. Shifts would primarily be weekend days or as needed.

Lake Livingston State Park is located in Polk County on the southeast edge of Lake Livingston, an 84,000 acre reservoir. The site is popular with fishermen angling for Crappie, Catfish, and Black, White, and Striped Bass. The park is heavily wooded away from the shore, and is home to approximately 300 species of native and migratory birds. All park host sites are equipped with 30 and 50 amp electrical, water, and sewer. Wi-fi is also available within the park. Park hosts must commit to a minimum of a one-month stay, though interested hosts are encouraged to stay for up to six months. Host positions are available year round. Please contact the park at 936-365-2201 ext 2058, if you have any questions or if you would like assistance applying. Follow-up emails directed to Joel.Janssen@tpwd.texas.gov are encouraged.
Volunteers must pass a criminal background check.


Program: Lake Livingston State Park

Contact Person: Joel Janssen

Contact Phone: (936) 365-2201 x2060

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Date/Time: Tuesday, Dec 3rd from 8:30am to 2pm

Location: Seguin Outdoor Learning Center

Activites: Help Bowie Elementary staff provide fishing for 4th grade students at the SOLC pond. Tasks will include preparing rods & reels, replacing bait, releasing fish, and ensuring a safe environment.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Jimmy Flores

Contact Phone: (830) 822-9278

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Starts: Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 at 1PM
Ends: Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 at 4PM

Volunteers needed to teach others fly tying or fly casting. Bring your fly tying vice and supplies.

There is always a wide range of fly tying experience levels from beginners to FFI Silver Award tiers. It's a casual group.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Gene Brown

Contact Phone: (940) 665-4741

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Assist with teaching fishing skills, catch and release and ethical fishing practices at Sea Center Texas. Most events are held on Wednesdays or Saturdays. Criminal History Background Check required. Must be 17 years old or accompanied by an adult and able to volunteer at least 6 hours per month.


Program: Sea Center Texas

Contact Person: Jennifer Butler

Contact Phone:

Click here for details or to sign up

Show more
  Search again