There are many exciting opportunities to become involved with the Living Prairie Museum. Hiring takes place in early spring, and volunteer events occur throughout the year.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Friends are seeking applications for five summer student Prairie Maintenance Technicians through Green Team and Canada Summer Jobs. These positions are dependent on funding, but would run from the end of May to the end of August. If you are between the ages of 15 - 30, or enrolled in university, contact the Living Prairie Museum prairie@winnipeg.ca for more information.


BECOME A VOLUNTEER

As a non-profit organization, volunteers are essential to the Living Prairie Museum.  From prairie management to festivals, volunteers are actively involved in public outreach and preservation of the tall grass prairie.

Volunteers have the opportunity to interact with the public, gain leadership skills, learn about prairie conservation issues, and enjoy the great outdoors!


WAYS YOU CAN HELP

  • Newsletter
    Contribute an article for our  quarterly newsletter, The Prairie Breeze   
  • Seeding and Transplanting
    Help grow native prairie plants by sowing seeds or transplanting seedlings.
  • Seed Collection
    Enjoy the autumn colours while gathering native seed. You can keep some of the seeds you collect.
  • Special Events
    Help out and celebrate during Monarch Fest in July and Spirit of the Prairie Celebration in September  
  • Prairie Maintenance 
    Remove litter and weed out invasive species to help keep the preserve beautiful  
  • Family Programs
    Be a kid again and help with summer theme days where we make crafts, play games and have fun  

Contact Friends of the Living Prairie Museum to learn more about upcoming opportunities.


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