Parks and Recreation

To preserve, protect, maintain and enhance the city's parklands and recreational facilities and engage people in leisure activities that contribute to their quality of life.

Boyd Hill Volunteers & Internships

Volunteer and Intern Application

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For more information call (727) 893-7326.



Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Boyd Hill as a beautiful place to see and appreciate nature but sometimes mother nature could use a little help. We are always accepting volunteer applications.

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Related Areas

VOLUNTEERS

Community members looking for meaningful experiences to connect with nature and share their passion with others are always welcome. Listed below are the general categories of volunteer opportunities available:

  • Program Animal Care
  • Special Events
  • Environmental Education
  • Land Management
  • Birds of Prey (Steward)
  • Gardening
  • Pinellas Pioneer Settlement

How to get started

Becoming a volunteer is easy. Follow these two steps:

  • Step 1: Fill out the volunteer application
  • External links navigate away from official city website to provide additional information. Content may not be directly under city control nor is any endorsement implied

  • Step 2: Attend an orientation. Sign up for an orientation by calling the preserve at (727) 893-7326.

Students and Service Learners

Students needing to complete hours for academic requirements or scholarships, such as Bright Futures, are accepted.


Friends of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Friends of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, Inc. was formed in 1981 to promote awareness, educate the public, and uphold and protect the preserve and surrounding areas. The Friends' mission is to provide volunteer and financial support for environmental education and advocacy.
For details please call (727) 893-7326.

Enjoy the benefits of Friendship...

  • Become a member 
  • Stay informed with our monthly newsletter, Keeping Track
  • Friends of Boyd Hill members receive a 50% discount on annual passes. Annual Passes are for admission to the trails only.
  • Get special discounts on various nature camps at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve.
    Visit www.FriendsOfBoydHill.org for more information.
  • External links navigate away from official city website to provide additional information. Content may not be directly under city control nor is any endorsement implied


Pinellas Pioneer Settlement

The Pinellas Pioneer Settlement Organization is a non-profit, volunteer organization whose mission is to authentically recreate the life styles of Pinellas County pioneers through the relocation or recreation of period buildings and education about the skills, crafts, and social customs of early settlers.

External links navigate away from official city website to provide additional information. Content may not be directly under city control nor is any endorsement implied

Internship Program

Gain knowledge and experience in the field of environmental science, ecology, forestry, or even recreation. Internships offer opportunities for hands-on experience and a curriculum that bends to suit the needs of your program. Please note internships are unpaid.


Get Started

  • Step 1: Fill out the volunteer application
  • External links navigate away from official city website to provide additional information. Content may not be directly under city control nor is any endorsement implied

  • Step 2: Attend an orientation. Sign up for an orientation by calling the preserve at (727) 893-7326.

Court Adjudicated Community Service Workers

We occasionally accept workers fulfilling court ordered community service hours.

Work days: Monday - Friday starting at 7 a.m. Ask to speak to a ranger regarding court adjudicated community service. Acceptance at discretion of supervisor.