Winneshiek County Conservation Trail Count

Volunteers will keep track of the number of people using the trail at a given time along with other data as requested by Winneshiek County Conservation. Volunteers staff a counting station for one hour shifts. Where: Trout Run Trail in Decorah When: once per year, usually a Friday & Saturday in July or August  

Seed Savers Exchange

There are three jobs available at this station: 1. General Activities: These positions will always be short-term and volunteer can sign up for as much or as little of them as they like; Ongoing – different times of year 2. Herman’s Garden Seed Mailing Organizer: Herman’s Garden Seed program assemble and package packets of seed; … [Read More]

Driftless Half Marathon

There are two jobs available: 1. Registration:  hand out assigned materials to the runners, provide instructions for the event, and answer registrant questions. 2. Water Station Attendant: Set up water stations along the race route with the help of the race committee, hand out water and Gatorade to runners, cleaning up after the race

Decorah Park & Rec Butterfly Garden

RSVP volunteers will work to enhance the quality of the City of Decorah Butterfly Garden in the city community prairie. Duties: 1. Pulling weedy plants 2. Applying mulch 3. Transplanting plants 4. Pruning The position will require: 1. Bending 2. Walking 3. Kneeling 4. Digging Where: Decorah When: during the growing season

Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation

Two opportunities are available at this station: Docent/Guide – Provide 1 1/2 hour tour of Boyhood farm, schoolhouse, and birthplace. Grounds person – Hoeing, pulling weeds,  painting, clearing brush, landscaping, cleaning Where: Between Cresco & Protivin When: Ongoing; Ground sperson job hours are flexible. Museum Hours: 1st Saturday of the month from 10 am-4 pm … [Read More]

Porter House Museum

Two opportunities available: 1. Docent/Tour Guide – Staff the museum, open and close, provide an excellent tour experience for visitors with a welcoming attitude and conversational storytelling 2. Flower Gardening – Volunteers will help to maintain the historical gardens at the Porter House Museum which attracts tourists and visitors from all over the Nation. Volunteers … [Read More]