Make a Difference for Arizona’s Wildlife

If you have a passion for wildlife and want to help us conserve and protect it, we’d love to have you on our team! Find volunteer opportunities that are your best match.

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Conserve and Protect arizona’s wildlife through volunteering

Volunteers play a critical role in the Department’s mission to conserve and protect the state’s more than 800 species of wildlife! Last year, volunteers donated over 100,000 hours to support Arizona’s wildlife and wild places.

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about AZGFD volunteers

From scouts to retirees, our diverse volunteers support events, projects, programs, shooting ranges and regional offices. Opportunities are available for individuals, groups and partner organizations. Learn how you can help!

types of opportunities

Shooting Range Support
Promote range safety, build targets and help with maintenance projects at shooting ranges.

Share your knowledge and expertise as an instructor. We have diverse opportunities including on the topics of wildlife, hunting, trapping, fishing, boating safety and off-highway vehicles.

Community Outreach
Increase awareness of the Department’s mission in your community.

Wildlife Conservation
Restore habitats, count and observe wildlife and help with project improvements on ranches to help wildlife thrive.

Send Water
Help deliver life-saving water to wildlife by checking water levels and building, repairing or filling water catchments.

Watchable Wildlife
Bats, bighorns and bison! Help with up-close wildlife experiences.

Scholastic Programs
Teach future generations archery or clay target shooting skills through the National Archery in the Schools Program or Scholastic Clay Target Program.

Wildlife Care and Transportation
Help transport desert tortoises to their adopted home or care for animals.

Construction and Maintenance
Help maintain vehicles and build or repair facilities, fences and trails.

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Find ways to experience and support our state’s unique species of wildlife.

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