Friends of Paynes Prairie, Inc.


Volunteers are needed at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park


We are currently seeking Visitor Center volunteers


Volunteer for a weekly shift on Saturday mornings or afternoons.  Openings beginning in November.



We are currently seeking Ranger Station volunteers


Volunteer 4 hours per week, on Fridays, Saturdays, or Sundays. 



Please contact Amber Roux to learn more about these positions.







The park is also assembling a resource management team for seasonal maintenance along the Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail and selected trails, and fence repair and removal.


Additional positions include grant writer/coordinator, fundraiser, and event coordinator.


There are lots of ways that you can help. Come be a part of the team!






For more information, email Amber Roux at or 352-466-4966.

  • For forms, information and benefits of volunteering visit Get Involved.

Friends of Paynes Prairie seeks a volunteer with web management skills to assist in management of this webpage and membership database.  Please contact the President at Contact Us


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