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Sponsor: American Lung Association Of The Northeast | Location: Springfield, MA 01105 Hands on! Environmental Civic and Community
The American Lung Association of the Northeast is seeking bike mechanics for the 31st annual Autumn Escape Bike Trek on Cape Cod. We are looking for a 1-3 day commitment. The mechanic will provide mechanical support to broken down trekkers before, after and during the Trek. The bike trek runs from Friday, September 25th starting in Plymouth, MA and ending on Sunday, September 27th in Provincetown, MA more
Sponsor: Center For Coastal Studies | Location: North Truro, MA 02652 Environmental Animals Unpaid internships
Seeking volunteers to help process seafloor samples from Cape Cod estuaries. The work involves picking and sorting invertebrates (shellfish, crabs, worms, etc.) preserved in alcohol. Work is conducted at the Cape Cod National Seashore Atlantic Coastal Lab located at the Highland Center in North Truro. more
Sponsor: Center For Coastal Studies | Location: Provincetown, MA 02657 Environmental Animals Engage older adults
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: 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 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
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: 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 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 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 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: Cape & Islands Self-Reliance | Location: North Falmouth, MA 02558 Environmental Professional
We are looking for a volunteer to help up our staff catch up on filing. It's not the most intellectually challenging opportunity but our small staff is fun and friendly and will be very appreciative! Other opportunities to support Self Reliance may present themselves as the volunteer(s) become versed in the work we do. more
Sponsor: National Marine Life Center | Location: Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 Environmental Animals Arts and Culture Civic and Community For Teens
Junior animal care volunteers care for small turtles at the National Marine Life Center. Species cared for include endangered red bellied cooters (turtles) and diamondback terrapins (turtles). For safety purposes, junior animal care volunteers must be at least 14 years old. Specific duties include the following. ~ Clean headstart turtle tanks and feed the headstart turtles; ~ Maintain cleanliness of fo more
Sponsor: National Marine Life Center | Location: Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 Environmental Fundraising Animals Arts and Culture Civic and Community
Fundraising and events volunteers assist with all aspects of fundraising for the National Marine Life Center. ~ Help organize and assist at fundraising events (Mermaid Ball, Feet Fins & Flippers 5K, etc.); ~ Enter fundraising data into GiftWorks and other programs; ~ Conduct research into prospective donors and grantors; ~ Search for opportunities (events, kiosks) for NMLC to present itself; ~ Write gr more
Sponsor: National Marine Life Center | Location: Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 Education Environmental Animals Arts and Culture Civic and Community
Education and outreach volunteers assist the National Marine Life Center in developing and delivering on-site and off-site educational programs. Specific responsibilities may include the following. ~ Represent NMLC at festivals and fairs; ~ Present programs to student and community groups; ~ Run hands-on activities; ~ Develop education programs; and ~ Research new and exciting ways to construe informat more
Sponsor: National Marine Life Center | Location: Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 Hands on! Environmental Animals Arts and Culture Civic and Community
Animal care volunteers assist with all aspects of husbandry for the National Marine Life Center's marine wildlife patients. Animals cared for include red bellied cooters (turtles), diamondback terrapins (turtles), sea turtles (various species), and seals (various species). Specific duties include the following. ~ Clean tanks, weigh, measure and feed animals ~ Maintain cleanliness of clinic, animal hosp more
Sponsor: National Marine Life Center | Location: Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 Hands on! Environmental Arts and Culture Civic and Community For Teens
Administrative and office volunteers assist with a variety of office work around the National Marine Life Center. Specific duties may include the following. ~ Maintain press clippings archive of articles on NMLC and marine animals; ~ Mail newsletters, reports, letters, etc.; and ~ Assist with filing, answering the phone, inputting data, photocopying. more
Sponsor: National Marine Life Center | Location: Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 Education Environmental Animals Arts and Culture Civic and Community
Discovery Center docents assist with a variety of activities in the National Marine Life Center's public visitors' center. Specific duties include the following. ~ Greet the public; ~ Guide guests around the Discovery Center; ~ Explain NMLC mission statement, purpose and answer questions; ~ Present “Patient Update” talks about current and past marine animal patients; ~ Engage public in Discovery Center more
Sponsor: Three Bays Preservation, Inc. | Location: Osterville, MA 02655 Environmental Youth Animals Family Civic and Community For Teens
We are searching for volunteers to record the number of herring that make their way up the Marstons Mills River into Mill Pond in Marstons Mills. It is very easy and a great opportunity for children and retired folks alike! For just 10 minutes in any given hour, you stand at the entrance to the Mill Pond (located at the junction of Route 28 and Route 149 in Marstons Mills) and count how many herring more
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

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