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STEM Organizations

There are many ways you can get involved in local STEM organizations. Learn more below.

Audubon Southwest

Summer camp volunteers are fun ways to work with kids, develop leadership experience, and gain service hours. Camp volunteers (unpaid; ages 14-17) work 8:30-3:30, Monday through Friday, for at least two weeks over the summer. Interns (paid;18+) are hired for the spring and fall to help run field trip and public programs.

Age: 14-17 (unpaid) and 18+ (paid)

Programs offered: Internships, Volunteer opportunities Nature Summer Intern Programs, Spring and summer internships Some English language ability required, but bilingualism is encouraged

Contact: Katie Weeks

Director of Community Education,

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New Mexico Wildlife Center


Currently we do not offer a "teen" program. However, we do have opportunities in both our education and wildlife rehabilitation departments for unpaid internships and volunteering. In the education department, interns and volunteers assist with the care of over 40 resident ambassador animals alongside staff. On the wildlife hospital side, interns and volunteers work under close supervision of staff in the rehabilitation and re-release of injured and orphaned wildlife.

Age: 18+

Programs offered: Internships, Volunteer opportunities, Nature Summer Intern Programs, internships also available all year in both education and wildlife rehabilitation departments

For volunteering opportunities contact:


For wildlife hospital internships:
for education internships:

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