UPCOMING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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Summer Camp Volunteer, July 8 – Aug 7

Go to: www.santacruzmuseum.org or email: volunteer@santacruzmuseum.org


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Cowell Main Beach Cleanup, July 21, 9  – 11 am

Join Save Our Shores for a cleanup of Cowell/Main Beach! Meet at the base of the stairs to Cowell Beach. We recommend that all volunteers dress in layers, wear sun protection, and bring a filled reusable water bottle. Volunteers under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult. There are restrooms and drinking fountains on site. Parking will be limited, so please plan accordingly. No RSVPs are necessary, but you can print and sign our waiver ahead of time to save time: saveourshores.org/waiver. [Be sure to bring your signed copy (1 per volunteer) to the event.] Info contact: Nia Carrico-Diener at nia@saveourshores.org.


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Seabright Community Restoration Day, July 29, 9 am – noon

Come join Groundswell Coastal Ecology and your local community in coastal restoration at Seabright Beach. Help make our coast a better place and learn about coastal ecology. We will be clearing invasive plants. Click HERE for project background. For info contact Jeb Bishop at jeb.bishop@groundswellecology.org or outreach@groundswellecology.org. Meet at Seabright Beach.


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Volunteer at Eat for the Earth Free Dinner & Presentation, Aug 15, 6 – 8 pm

Eat for the Earth transforms communities and empowers people to be agents of transformation, to confidently making dietary changes to reduce their contribution to climate change and other environmental disasters, and to influence others to do the same. At this event we will share a delicious, simple, organic, plant-based meal and have a presentation about Eat for the Earth, our work and how to get involved. To learn about specific volunteer jobs and shifts go to: Volunteer . More info: HERE . Event held at a home in Westside Santa Cruz.


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Sustain Supper Volunteers Needed, Aug 24, 3 – 4 hour shifts from 10:30 am – 9:30 pm

Volunteering at this unique event offers a meaningful experience for volunteers to attend a special evening at the farm and get to know more about our programs. We rely on over 80 volunteers to make this event a success! This dinner series helps support our Homeless Garden Project.
Volunteer Roles and Shift Times: Set Up 10:30am- 1:30pm; Parking 2:30 – 4:30pm; Kitchen Support 1 – 6 pm; Food Servers*  3 – 7:30pm; Wine & Beverage Servers* 3 pm – 7 pm; Dishes Shift 4:30pm – 7:30pm; Dishes/Clean Up Shift 6:30 – 9:30pm. (* Food, wine and beverage servers must attend an orientation!) Email: emilyr@homelessgardenproject.org to sign up! Shaffer Road at Delaware Ave.


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Volunteer Training for Año Nuevo Sate Park, Apply by Aug 31 for Fall 2019

Are you interested in learning and interpreting natural and cultural history of Año Nuevo? Our three-month training program that begins at the end of September (most Sundays in the fall) is one of the most comprehensive within California State Parks. We bring in resident experts to teach classes on a variety of subjects including elephant seals, marine mammals, park history, general wildlife, and more. Additional training is provided on interpretive techniques for educating visitors and logistical skills on working and leading tours inside the coastal natural preserve. For an application or more info, call (650) 879-2032 or email anovolcoordinator@parks.ca.gov. Training made possible by Coastside State Parks Association and California State Parks.