The Hunter Education Program would like to encourage Mississippi
outdoor enthusiast who want to pass on the passion and heritage of
hunting, fishing, or just enjoying the great outdoors to become a
Volunteer Hunter Education Instructor.
Many hunter education courses across the State of Mississippi
are taught by volunteers, who are the "backbone" of the program.
Being a Volunteer Hunter Education Instructor takes time and
dedication, but it provides many personal rewards.
Please read the following steps for becoming a volunteer
carefully. If you have any question, please contact your Regional
Hunter Education Coordinator listed below.
Step 1-prerequisites. All applicants must
meet the following requirements.
- Must be at least 21 years old.
- Must have successfully completed the basic student Mississippi
Hunter Education Course.
- Must pass a thorough background investigation.
- Must teach one Hunter Education class per year, once
Step 2- Application. If the applicants met the
prerequisites, they may then complete an instructor
application. Click here to download the application. Once
the application is complete, send it to your Regional
Coordinator listed below.
Once the coordinator has received your application
- It will be reviewed for accuracy
- A background check will be performed.
* Background checks could take up to one week
- You will be contacted by your coordinator once the background
check is completed.
Step 3 - Instructor Workshops. Instructors
must attend an instructor workshop. The Workshop dates for
instructors are listed below.
North and Central Regions
Northwest and Centralwest Alan Mumbower: (601) 941-1317
Northeast and Cenraleast Karri Fulton: (601)
Steve Parham: (601) 520-1692