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Sustainable Honeybee Program, Inc. depends entirely on volunteers to help us with all the work—from beekeeping to bookkeeping—required to maintain our operation.

We have opportunities to help directly with the bees which leverages any beekeeping experience, as well as general maintenance, building equipment, repairing equipment and administration.

Apply to be a Sustainable Honeybee Program Volunteer

Do you want to spend your time learning about the amazing honeybee? If finding ways to save the honeybee population, catching swarms, or learning about colony collapse disorder sounds like a good time, APPLY TODAY!


As a beekeeping volunteer, you will learn the art of beekeeping.  

You will work side by side with our head beekeepers.

During the volunteer time your hands-on beekeeping experience will involve:

catching swarms, pulling honey frames, catching queen bees and assisting in inspections.

This part of an volunteer experience may take place in our apiary or in/around Northern Loudoun county.


Before you apply for our volunteer program, make sure you qualify.

First, you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age

  • have no known fatal honeybee allergies

  • have a passion for honeybees


To apply for our beekeeping volunteer program, please fill out and submit an online application below.

We are looking for someone who is not only passionate for learning about honeybees,

but also someone that would like to educate others about their findings.  

Tell us about yourself...

What is the level of your bee keeping experience?

Why are you interested in becoming a volunteer?

Why are you interested in the Sustainable Honeybee Program?

What do you want to learn?


If we approve your application, we will create a volunteer agreement which outlines the conditions of your beekeeping volunteering.

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