Volunteer Projects List

More than 80 approved volunteer projects. You’re sure to find a project to love.

Read the list for projects’ descriptions. Use the VMS drop-down list to enter hours.

If in doubt about which project code to use to report hours, please read the project descriptions and/or check this chart to find the most appropriate project code.

If the volunteer activity is not specifically listed by name it is most likely not an approved project.  Please do not arbitrarily enter hours for an unapproved project under another code.  Contact us before volunteering to determine if an unlisted project qualifies for reportable hours.   Questions? Email the Director of Volunteer Projects.

Approved Projects 2019-1-11

condensed Approved Projects

(List changes as projects are updated, added, or changed during the year)

Our chapter’s approved volunteer projects list provides many opportunities for meaningful service.  Each member should find appealing projects where they can “make a difference”.   Members are free to volunteer on any approved project in any of our ten counties.  Provide service on as many or as few projects as you choose.

“Approved” volunteer projects have been reviewed by the Director of Volunteer Service Projects.  Approved projects meet the mission and standards established by the Texas Master Naturalist state program. Volunteer service project opportunities can be presented by various entities ranging from the state program sponsors, the chapter, local chapter partners, an individual volunteer, nature centers, schools, city, county, state, and federal agencies.  The majority of projects are activities of organizations, individuals, or locations, and are submitted for review by a chapter member who is willing to be the contact for the project.

  • Each approved project has a chapter coordinator.  Contact the project coordinator for information.
  • Each approved project has a chapter project ID code.  Use the code to report volunteer service hours online with VMS each month, including travel time in your hours.

Chapter project codes are used only by the Hill Country Chapter.

Key to understanding chapter project codes:


Ready to create and lead a brand new project?   Use the New Project Proposal form to submit your project for review.


New projects and active projects are featured in our newsletter and in Project Spotlights on our website.

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