|Volunteer Opportunity Pages|
The majority of the information on this page came from the Volunteer Opportunities at-a-Glance booklet put out by the United Way of Greater Lafayette Volunteer Center . If you would like to be included in our catalog, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (765) 496-2450. For bus schedules, go to the gocitybus.com site.
Chamber of Commerce
337 Columbia Street., Lafayette, IN 47901 - 765.742.4044
Help beautify our community by planting greenery and flowers in your very own Adopt-a-Spot plot. Also, occasionally the Parks department will ask the Chamber of Commerce for help with trash clean-up around Lafayette and volunteers will be needed to assist with those projects.
City Foods, Inc
PO Box 236, Lafayette, IN 47902 - 765.742.4041
City Foods is a local/natural non-profit food co-op looking to open a storefront in downtown Lafayette. We are looking for motivated individuals to join our planning committee. Visit our web site here.
Lafayette Parks Department
1915 Scott St., Lafayette, IN 47904 - 765.807.1500
Volunteer for seasonal gardening and other maintenance work in local parks. Also the Columbia Park Zoo accepts volunteers for help with maintenance work.
Lafayette Tree Fund
1915 Scott Street, Lafayette, IN 47905 - 765.449.7908
Volunteer to help clean-up litter, plant and prune trees, and maintain green areas.
NICHES Land Trust
PO Box 2790, Lafayette, IN 47996 - 765.1605
Volunteer to be a steward of one of NICHES properties by helping to maintain and improve it's ecosystems and infrastructure (remove invasive plant species, pick-up trash, mow, put in plants, water plants, clear trails, etc.). Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and be able to work outside and handle the necessary equipment.
Tippecanoe Soil & Water Conservation
1812 Troxel Dr., Suite C3, Lafayette, IN 47909 - 765.474.9992
Volunteers are needed to stencil "Dump No Waste - Drains to Stream" on area drains. Families, groups and kids are welcome to help with this project. The Tree and Plant Sale Fundraising event needs volunteers in March. Also, volunteers to become water quality monitors by testing local streams.
Waba-Shika Nature Center
4448 St. Rd. 43 North
West Lafayette, IN 47906 - 765.567.2993
West Lafayette Parks and Recreation
609 West Navajo, West Lafayette, IN 47906 - 765.775.5124
Assist with outdoor projects involving park upkeep throughout the year.
West Lafayette Tree Fund
1700 Lindberg Rd., Apt #122, West Lafayette, IN 47906 - 765.463.7417
Volunteer to help clean-up litter, plant trees, and maintain green spaces.
Wildcat Creek Foundation
PO Box 193, Lafayette, IN 47902 - 765.497.3583
Help preserve the natural heritage of the Wildcat Creek Valley. Plant trees, install tree protectors, remove invasive plants and weeds, do general clean-up.