Thank you for your interest in getting involved with the Amphibian Foundation, and joining us in our mission to protect amphibians and their habitats. We create, implement, and partner on many research and educational initiatives that depend on the committment of passionate people. Please see the available listings below for more information, or to apply.

Job Opportunities

Seasonal and permanent employment opportunities are listed here. If you are interested in joining our staff, please apply at the link below for one of these positions. Full job descriptions are listed below as well. Please contact us if you have questions.

AF Employment Application

All staff positions currently filled

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All positions at the Amphibian Foundation are currently filled. Please check back. You can inquire at

Volunteer Opportunities

No experience is necessary, as we fully train all volunteers. We provide volunteer opportunities for anyone wishing to get involved including weekly positions, seasonal opportunities, and if you would just like to help out whenever you can, we provide opportunities like that too.

Collections Application Educational Application

Live Collections Volunteer

Collections Department

Weekly positions are available in the live collections labs (amphibian and reptile) of the Amphibian Foundation, which consists of 5 labs and over 700 animals. Collections shifts are weekly, and are on Tues and/or Thurs and/or Fri mornings.

Collections Volunteer Position Descriptions

Volunteer Frog Botanist

Collections Department

We are looking for someone with a green thumb, and also who loves frogs to care for our large 8x6x3' planted frog exhibit. Caring for the plants, controlling volunteer plants, and fresh plantings as well. Requires a weekly committment on Tues and/or Thurs and/or Fri mornings.

Apply for Volunteer Frog Botanist position

Turtle Walker (Summer semester only)

Collections Department

We are looking for volunteers to take our lovely tortoise ambassadors (Norma, Ethyl, and Edward) out for walks during the summer. Our tortoises love the attention, excercise, and natural sunlight, and it is the perfect position for people wanting to spend their summer with us. Requires a weekly committment on Tues and/or Thurs and/or Fri mornings.

Apply to be a Volunteer Turtle Walker

Volunteer Systems Assistant

All Departments

The AF Facilities Manager is looking for a volunteer assistant on Tuesday mornings to assist in the maintenance of the systems providing photoperiod, thermoregulation, hydrology, and filtration in all animal holding, and educational facilities at the Amphibian Foundation. Facilities such as the Frosted Flatwoods Salamander Lab, Striped Newt Lab, Amphibian Research & Conservation Center (outdoor lab), Amphibian Lab, Squamate Lab, Venom Lab, and Special Collections.

Click here to apply

Education & Outreach Volunteer

Education Department

The Amphibian Foundation is seeking volunteers to join the AF Education Team and provide exciting and dynamic educational and outreach experiences for diverse audiences in and around metro Atlanta, as well as in online formats.

Educational Volunteer Position Descriptions

Special Projects Volunteer

All Departments

If you would like to lend a hand, but can't commit to a set schedule, then perhaps the Special Projects Team is for you. Ocassionally, opportunities arise for field work, or large projects at the Foundation and so we put the word out to the special Projects Team, and if you are available to help — great! There are generally less than 6 of these opportunities a year..

Sign Up for Special Projects


We currently do not have an official internship program at the Amphibian Foundation. Our research interns are now trained through our Conservation Research Bridge Program. In many cases, our volunteer positions listed above can be adapted to meet the internship requirements for an individual's school or credit needs. Inquire for more details.

Email re: Internships

If you are looking for hands-on, mentored, research and career-developing experiences ...

The Amphibian Foundation's Conservation Research Bridge Program offers unique 1 to 3 semester opportunities for adults to conduct conservation & biological research in a collaborative and mentored scientific environment, including opportunities to contribute directly to the conservation of endangered species.

Bridge Program student in the field

Learn more about the AF Bridge Program