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
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
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
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
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
The New England Society for Abandoned Animals (NESAA) is looking for Volunteers and Interns to support all NESAA programs and activities.
NESAA is currently looking to fill the following volunteers or intern positions:
• Website ‘geek’ to help with web site updates (Word Press experience desired) and research free software for volunteer tracking/shelter tracking-stats, more
On May 24th, please join us and help us clean up Pilgrim Bark Park in Provincetown. The park is an acre in size and we need help raking leaves, picking up winter's debris, shoveling and raking the peastone and sand and spreading mulch.
Come for as long as you can, there's plenty to do! more
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
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
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
The Friends of Mashpee NWR and the Falmouth Rod and Gun Club are starting a new Tree Swallow Nest Box monitoring program for the Mashpee Refuge. We will be installing 40 nest boxes in the South Cape Beach area and will be needing monitorers to document the nesting success of these nest boxes over the summer.
Training how to monitor these boxes and then assigning people, in groups of two,for being resp more
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
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
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
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
Facilities volunteers assist with construction and maintenance projects around the National Marine Life Center facility. Specific duties may include the following.
~ Build and update educational exhibits, wildlife enclosures, husbandry equipment (tool and boot racks), etc.
~ Maintain the physical plant (e.g., painting, plumbing, light construction).
~ Provide landscape services (e.g., yard work, weedin more
Friends of Falmouth Dogs relies on volunteers to accomplish its mission. If you have a particular talent or if you simply love dogs, we can use your assistance. Volunteers are always needed to help exercise the dogs and spend time socializing them.
There is also laundry to be done, other housekeeping chores, yard maintenance, and dog supplies to be sorted and stored. Shifts are two hours in the morning more
On Saturday, August 9, 2014 we are hosting 700 guests at one of the largest summer celebrations on Cape Cod, the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance Hookers Ball. We are currently seeking volunteers to help procure auction items for both our live and silent auctions. We also need help selling ads for our event program. These volunteer opportunities would begin in March and run through the begin more
The Edward Gorey House celebrates and preserves the life and works of Edward Gorey, an American author, illustrator, playwright, set and costume designer. Located in Yarmouth Port, the House seeks volunteer docents for its 2014 season which runs from April to December.
Call 508-362-3909 or email email@example.com for more information. more
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