Do you enjoy teaching others and sharing your love for the Maine outdoors? The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is looking for volunteer instructors to assist with the delivery of our safety programs.

The IFW annually offers safety classes to approximately 10,000 students statewide in the following disciplines: Firearms Safety; Bow Hunter Safety; Trapping; Crossbow; ATV Safety; Snowmobile Safety                        ; and Watercraft.

Interested ethical sportsmen or women who have the desire to keep the Maine tradition alive, promote a safe outdoor experience, and deliver a well structured basic safety class with other team members, should apply.  Giving back to the sport that you have a passion for is a major part of being a true, ethical, sportsman or woman.

We have a growing interest from the public in all of the above disciplines, with major growth in Firearms Hunter Safety and Bow Hunter Safety.  The increase in youth and women in these programs over the last few years has been tremendous.

 If you are interested in becoming an instructor, please visit:

 To apply, contact the local Regional Coordinator in your Area. Regional Coordinators are listed on the IFW website at

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