UPCOMING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES


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Join The Seymour Center’s Volunteer Team As A Docent, January 2018

Docents serve as our major contact with the public and enhance visitor’s understanding of the world of a working research laboratory at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Course credit may be possible for UCSC students. Some of the docents’ responsibilities include: serving as guides in the center; giving special presentations; leading tours of the lab’s research and visitor areas; helping with community outreach events. Apply here.

Training is for 11-week course, begins each year in January
Minimum commitment: 1 year after course completion
Ongoing time commitment: 1 four-hour shift, every other week

Who can apply: Anyone over 18. Spanish speakers encouraged to apply.


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New Docent Training for Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, Jan 11, 9 am – 12 pm


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 Habitat Restoration Team at Quail Hollow Ranch, Jan 13, 10 am – 1 pm

We are a Santa Cruz Native Plant Society volunteer group working to restore native habitat in the parks and protected lands in Santa Cruz County. Our program provides an opportunity for people to learn about the natural systems that surround them while helping to restore special and wild places. No prior work experience is necessary, just show up at the park. We welcome individual volunteers from 8 to 80 years, as well as special group projects. Wear comfortable layered clothing, bring something to drink, and lots of enthusiasm! We work rain or shine, but if things get particularly unpleasant, we call it a day. Tools provided; bring gloves.

Contact: Program Leader, Linda Brodman 831.462.4041, redwdrn@pacbell.net
Chapter web site: http://www.cruzcnps.org


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Sanctuary Steward Volunteer Training, Jan 17, 5:30 – 7 pm

Want to join our dedicated team of ocean lovers? Become a Sanctuary Steward! Sign up below and attend all 4 training sessions to volunteer with us. Whether it’s beach cleanups, community outreach, data entry, or educational programming, the Save Our Shores Stewards program has something for you. Click here to sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/dmDtc1jbrgCuVQ5B2, meet at the Save Our Shores office on the Santa Cruz Harbor. All of our trainings happen, rain or shine. Volunteers under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult. As always, if you have any questions, please contact tucker@saveourshores.org. We look forward to meeting you all!