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Sponsor: Buzzards Bay Coalition | Location: New Bedford, MA 02740 Environmental Civic and Community
Sunday, October 4, 2015- Calling all volunteers... The Annual Watershed Ride is a scenic 75 mile bicycle ride from Westport to Woods Hole and volunteers are needed along the entire route. Volunteers are an essential part of all of our major fundraising events. Opportunities are available at the Start Line, Lunch Stop, Water Stops, On the Road and the Finish Line. Start and end times vary according to more
Sponsor: Buzzards Bay Coalition | Location: New Bedford, MA 02740 Environmental
Volunteer at the Buzzards Bay Swim on Saturday, June 20th, 2015. Volunteers are needed at the start line in New Bedford to check in participants and help with people flow and parking. Volunteers are also needed at the finish line in Fairhaven for help with parking, people flow and to help staff hospitality tents. more
Sponsor: Buzzards Bay Coalition | Location: New Bedford, MA 02740 Environmental
Baywatchers are volunteers that help assess and evaluate water quality and long-term ecological trends in all of Buzzards Bay's harbors and coves from Westport to Woods Hole. Each year approximately 100 volunteers measure water quality at nearly 130 places Bay-wide. The purpose of the program is to: 1. Establish baseline water quality in approximately 30 harbors and coves. 2. Document long-term trend more
Sponsor: Buzzards Bay Coalition | Location: New Bedford, MA 02740 Awareness/Advocacy Hands on! Environmental
Ongoing Stewardship Days at Acushnet Sawmill (Acushnet), Marsh Island (Fairhaven) and Tripps Mill Brook (Mattapoisett) – Spring, Summer and Fall, we continually need assistance maintaining our properties, including litter pick-up, cutting back invasive vines and shrubs, and trail maintenance. Please dress appropriately for trail work or trash cleanup. If you have a group that is interested in spendin more
Sponsor: Buzzards Bay Coalition | Location: Woods Hole, MA 02543 Awareness/Advocacy Environmental Civic and Community
Are you passionate about Buzzards Bay and want to share your knowledge with others? We are looking for enthusiastic, dependable members of the community to be part of our volunteer docent team at our Woods Hole Discovery Center in the heart of Woods Hole. Training and enrichment programs are provided. This is also a great way to earn Community Service Hours! more
Sponsor: Luke Vincent Powers Foundation | Location: West Barnstable, MA 02668 Environmental Family Civic and Community For Teens
B.Y.T. & F. Bring Your Tools & Friends! Join us for weeding, sweeping, raking, planting annuals, spreading fresh mulch, etc. Simple garden tools such as wheelbarrows, rakes, shovels, weed-pullers, clippers and gloves are all that is necessary. If you don't have garden tools, no problem! Sharing is always encouraged at Luke's Love :) This is a RAIN, unless torrential! or SHINE event. Come for an hour or more
Sponsor: Cape Cod National Seashore Fire Management Program | Location: Wellfleet, MA 02667 Environmental
The Cape Cod National Seashore Fire Management Program is focused on reducing fuel loads in targeted areas of the National Seashore in order to mitigate future forest fires, as well as to assist with research efforts and vista management. Volunteers will be asked to assist with cut-pile-and-burn projects. Normal projects include removing excess trees and brush from targeted areas by cutting, piling, more
Sponsor: Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary | Location: So Wellfleet, MA 02663 Environmental Animals
Volunteers needed to check terrapin nesting sites on the sanctuary and other Outer Cape locations, and to put up predator exclusion cages, as part of a long term conservation project for this species. Requires a once per week commitment during nesting season (June and July). In late summer and fall, volunteers are needed to check the cages for terrapin hatchlings. The hatchlings are collected, weighed more
Sponsor: Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary | Location: So Wellfleet, MA 02663 Environmental Animals
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary is organizing the annual census of adult spawning horseshoe crabs in April through July on multiple beaches in Wellfleet and Orleans. Surveys take place on full and new moon high tides,including days, evenings and nights. Rapid assessment surveys and tagging to monitor movement patterns are also done. You may sign up for the season, or for just a few specific dates and more
Sponsor: Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary | Location: So Wellfleet, MA 02663 Environmental Animals Family
Join an active program that is mapping and monitoring osprey nests on Cape Cod. If you live near a nest and are willing to collect data for us on the number of chicks fledged and other nesting activities, please contact us. Data collection sheets will be provided. more
Sponsor: Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary | Location: So Wellfleet, MA 02663 Environmental Youth For Teens
High school and college students: Become a Leader-in-Training (LIT) and experience Cape Cod natural history through explorations and investigations with children from Pre-School through Grade 5. It’s an opportunity for you to positively impact a child’s growth and environmental awareness through education. You will be helping Natural History Day Camp Teachers plan, implement, and deliver lessons focusi more
Sponsor: Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary | Location: So Wellfleet, MA 02663 Environmental
Monitor a bayside beach once a week for piping plover and least tern nesting activity April through July. Volunteers are especially needed for Truro beaches. more
Sponsor: Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary | Location: So Wellfleet, MA 02663 Hands on! Environmental Animals Civic and Community
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary is looking for Greeters to staff our Front Desk year round, or in the summer only. You will greet visitors and orient them to the Sanctuary resources. You will need to be comfortable with computers as you will ring in admissions and gift shop purchases. One shift per week, morning (8:30am - 12:45pm) or afternoon (12:45pm - 5pm). If you love people and the outdoors, more
Sponsor: Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary | Location: So Wellfleet, MA 02663 Environmental
Volunteer in our exhibit hall. Docents help our visitors with bird sightings at the feeder observation windows, questions about the salt water tanks and varied exhibits, information about our green building design, and general sanctuary orientation. Shifts are 3 hours long, once a week in summer, flexible winter hours. more
Sponsor: MSPCA | Location: Centerville, MA 02632 Environmental Animals Unpaid internships For Teens
Love animals? Want to devote your time to helping homeless animals in need? Volunteer at the MSPCA! We care for over 1,500 animals every year, including cats, dogs, rabbits, hamsters, birds and more! We rely on our volunteers to help us with everything from cleaning to fund-raising events and everything in between. We always need volunteers to help with the variety events put on at the shelter or more
Sponsor: MSPCA | Location: Centerville, MA 02632 Environmental Animals
Love animals? Want to devote your time to helping homeless animals in need? Volunteer at the MSPCA! We care for over 1,800 animals every year, including cats, dogs, rabbits, hamsters, birds and more! We rely on our volunteers to help us with everything from cleaning to fund-raising events and everything in between. Our volunteer opportunities include: - Animal caregivers - Animal photographers - S more
Sponsor: Thornton Burgess Society | Location: East Sandwich, MA 02537 Environmental Family For Teens
We are looking for greeters for our Nature Center and also the wonderful Jam Kitchen. Help with answering the phones too. Two shifts available Monday through Saturday and also Sunday afternoon. more
Sponsor: Center For Coastal Studies | Location: Provincetown, MA 02657 Environmental Animals Engage older adults
Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies is looking for outreach volunteers to work at our kiosk on beautiful MacMillan Wharf. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Center's programs and delve into a topic of your own choosing, if you so desire. more
Sponsor: Chatham Marconi Maritime Center | Location: North Chatham, ME 02650 Environmental Technology Civic and Community
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center(CMMC) occupies the larger two of seven historic structures built for Guglielmo Marconi in 1914. This year we are opening a new Education Center and additional museum exhibits within the newly renovated "Hotel Nautilus" Residence Building, in addition to our unique wireless telegraphy museum in the former Receiving Station Operations Building. The Marconi-RCA Wireless Mu more
Sponsor: Cape Cod Museum Of Natural History | Location: Brewster, MA 02631 Environmental Arts and Culture For Teens
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is looking for indoor assistance at the Front Desk, Gift Shop, membership, in the History Hall, Marshview Room, Aquarium and John Hay Room. Field Guide and Mudflat Mania! guides are trained in April and late May. We are open 7 days a week and have 2 shifts, 9:15-12:45 and 12:45 - 4. The web site is a wealth of information. The volunteer application can be accesse more

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