Members, Volunteers and Partners

We believe that by sharing our enthusiasm and knowledge we can preserve Ohio's heritage of wild birds for generations to come. There are many ways in which you can help!

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Volunteer Registration

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Contact Information

Do you have any of the following? Check the boxes that apply.

Volunteer Time, Expertise and Background

Tell us a little about yourself and we'll help you find a suitable match for your time and interests.

We hate to ask, but we have to! If yes, please explain the nature of the crime and the date of the conviction and disposition. Conviction of a crime is not an automatic disqualification for volunteer work.

Please read the following carefully before submitting this application

I understand that this is an application for and not a commitment or promise of volunteer opportunity.

By filling out and submitting this form, I certify that I am over the age of 18 and I have provided information that is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge. I certify that I have and will answer all questions to the best of my ability and that I have not and will not withhold any information that would unfavorably affect my application for a volunteer position.

I understand that The Ohio Ornithological Society will verify information contained on my application. I understand that misrepresentations or omissions may be cause for my immediate rejection as an applicant for a volunteer position with The Ohio Ornithological Society or my termination as a volunteer.

Become a Volunteer

Are you energetic, enthusiastic and wild about birds? The Ohio Ornithological Society would like to invite you to be an important part of Ohio's Birding Network! We are seeking individuals to join, connect and work with fellow birders towards our common goal of uniting Ohio's birding community.

Spread your wings with Ohio's Birding Network!


Being a member of our Cerulean Club (our volunteer program) offers you benefits as our thanks to you for helping us connect with Ohio's birders. These rewards include: exclusive merchandise, free attendance to OOS hosted events that you volunteer your time (excluding meals & lodging), $25 in Cerulean Cash and of course our never ending gratitude!