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Sponsor: Thornton Burgess Society | Location: East Sandwich, MA 02537 Civic and Community Hands on! Environmental
Join a group of fun loving gardeners on Monday morning in the Shirley Cross Wildflower Garden at Green Briar. We meet at 9AM and go until 11AM with a coffee and chat break with homemade goodies too! Learn while you work and get some great hints for your own garden or patio. No experience necessary and any age is welcome! more
Sponsor: Thornton Burgess Society | Location: East Sandwich, MA 02537 Civic and Community Hands on! Environmental
Thornton Burgess Society/Green Briar Nature Center is in need of help with "handyman" projects around the buildings and gardens. Flexible schedule - hours depend on what you can spare. No heavy lifting or climbing high ladders! General clean up of grounds. more
The Truro Agricultural Fair is an old-time community fair celebrating Barnstable County agriculture, aquaculture, fishing and farming while teaching about the health of our community and environment. We have 2 hour shifts available at classic events such as Pie-Eating Contests, Harvest Contests, Barnyard Beauty Contests (where people bring their farm animals and fairgoers vote with fava beans for the m more
Sponsor: MSPCA | Location: Centerville, MA 02632 For Teens Animals Unpaid internships Environmental
Love animals? Want to devote your time to helping homeless animals in need? Volunteer at the MSPCA! We care for over 1,000 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 Animals Environmental
Love animals? Want to devote your time to helping homeless animals in need? Volunteer at the MSPCA! We care for over 1,000 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 - Property maintenance - S more
Sponsor: National Marine Life Center | Location: Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 For Teens Animals Civic and Community Environmental Arts and Culture
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 Animals Civic and Community Education Environmental Arts and Culture
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 Animals Civic and Community Education Environmental Arts and Culture
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: National Marine Life Center | Location: Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 Animals Civic and Community Hands on! Environmental Arts and Culture
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: Thornton Burgess Society | Location: East Sandwich, MA 02537 Civic and Community Environmental Youth
Volunteers are needed at the Green Briar Nature Center, East Sandwich to greet visitors. This is a great opportunity to meet people from all over who are visiting the Cape over the summer. If you have a few hours each week to help it would be wonderful! We also need help in our Gift Shop, stocking shelves and greeting and assisting customers. If you are interested please contact Christine McCrann more
Sponsor: Hostelling International USA | Location: Hyannis, MA 02601 Civic and Community Environmental Arts and Culture
Are you passionate about the Cape Cod community? Would you like to share that passion with travelers from all over the world visiting Hyannis? Then become a volunteer for HI Hyannis this summer and take people on local tours of the Hyannis and Barnstable areas! Volunteers will have the chance to work with the Hyannis staff to develop their own activities for travelers staying at the hostel. Dependi more
Sponsor: Hostelling International USA | Location: Hyannis, MA 02601 Civic and Community Environmental Family
Do you enjoy being outside during the summer? Is garden maintenance or basic sustainability a personal passion for you? Then contribute your gardening skills to Hostelling International Hyannis this summer! HI Hyannis is Hyannis’ only hostel and experiential accommodations for travelers, and is centrally located across from the Hyannis Harbor on Ocean Street. HI Hyannis is seeking local gardening en more
Sponsor: American Lung Association Of The Northeast | Location: Springfield, MA 01105 Civic and Community Hands on! Environmental
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 Animals Unpaid internships Environmental
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 Animals Engage older adults Environmental
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 Animals Environmental 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 Animals Environmental
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 For Teens Environmental Youth
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

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