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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: Dennis Conservation Trust | Location: East Dennis, MA 02641 Environmental Animals Civic and Community
Dennis Conservation Trust is recruiting new volunteers to participate in its Land Steward Monitoring Program. Each steward is responsible for one or more of DCT's properties. Volunteers will inspect designated parcels to report any dumping, cutting or encroachment problems, record wildlife data, and make recommendations for property maintenance. Land stewardship is an essential part of our organization more
Sponsor: Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary | Location: So Wellfleet, MA 02663 Holiday Environmental Youth For Teens
Friday, October 24, 2014, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary will be hosting its annual Haunted Forest! Visitors are invited to explore our forest after dark and learn all about the creatures of the night. People are invited to wear costumes and refreshments and games will round out the evening. All ages welcome, but best for ages 6 - 12. We are looking for volunteers to lead groups on walks through 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: 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 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 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
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: Lyme Awareness Of Cape Cod | Location: Mashpee, MA 02649 Education Health Awareness/Advocacy Environmental Family Civic and Community For Teens
7th Annual Golf Tournament at Quashnet Valley Country Club August 25th, 2014 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 Trips Mill Brook (Mattapoisett): Spring, Summer and Fall Love the outdoors? We continually need assistance maintaining our properties, including litter pick-up, cutting back invasive vines and shrubs, and trail maintenance. If you have a group that is interested in spending a few hours helping us maintain one of o 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
Sponsor: Cape Rep Theater - Brewster | Location: Brewster, MA 02660 Hands on! Environmental Arts and Culture Civic and Community For Teens
Before we can begin rehearsing for our Summer Children's Shows, we will need to move the branches & limbs that have fallen this winter. We will need strong, capable people to help pick up, rake wood chips, pull weeds, stain benches, etc. This clean-up will be scheduled for some time in late May/early June. 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 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 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: Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod | Location: Barnstable, MA 02630 Awareness/Advocacy Hands on! Environmental Animals Arts and Culture Basic Needs
AmeriCorps Cape Cod members: - Partner with nonprofit organizations, governmental departments and community-based groups to conserve, protect and restore the unique and fragile ecosystems of Cape Cod. Projects include habitat restoration, water quality monitoring, invasive species removal, trail building and maintenance and shellfish propagation. - Prepare the Cape Cod community for disaster AND respon more
Sponsor: Cape Cod Maritime Museum | Location: Hyannis, MA 02601 Environmental Professional Animals Arts and Culture Civic and Community
The Cape Cod Maritime Museum is searching for a volunteer to help our Marketing Director fulfill daily tasks. A candidate would need to be able to use e-mail, word processing, and excel. Must be able to work independently and be self motivated. Creativity and marketing experience would be a plus. May be able to work remotely once projects develop. 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

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