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
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
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. Dog Caregivers provide hands-on care and exercise to the dogs, ensuring their living environment remains safe, clean and as comfortable as possible. Along with walking, petting, cuddling and playing w more
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! Animal caregivers provide hands-on care to the animals, ensuring their living environment remains safe, clean and as comfortable as possible. Along with petting, cuddling and playing with the animals, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
NESAA is looking for families to open their homes and hearts to homeless animals. Foster homes provide daily care to a variety of animals, including pregnant cats, litters of kittens, animals with injuries or need socializing. The biggest need for fosters is in the Spring and Summer. more
NESAA needs help raising money to help care for all of the homeless animals we care for each year. Help with planning fundraisers, working at fundraising events, and more! Have experience with grant writing? We need your help! more
Do you love animals? Become a volunteer Animal Care Assistant! We are searching for hard-working, motivated and compassionate people to help care for homeless animals. Volunteers must be willing to clean, scoop litter, do laundry, sweep and wash floors, do dishes and love every minute of it. This job requires hands on physical labor and help is needed everyday.
Our strongest need is mornings from more
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