Volunteer Opportunities: Summer 2018

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Volunteer Opportunities: Summer 2018 at the Environmental Education Center (Alviso, California).

If you have an interest in wildlife and their conservation, enjoy working with people, and are enthusiastic and dependable, the Environmental Education Center’s Volunteer Program is for you! As a volunteer, you’ll receive on-the-job training from staff and other volunteers in the project area you choose.

Project areas are: restoration projects, information desk on weekends, interpretive programs, school field trips, and citizen science/community service.

Prior to volunteering at the Environmental Education Center, you must attend a Volunteer Orientation. You can also attend the orientation just to see what opportunities there are, and if it is the right fit for you.

Upcoming Volunteer Orientations

Volunteer orientations will meet in the auditorium of the Environmental Education Center in Alviso from 11 a.m. to noon:

  • Saturday, June 9
  • Saturday, July 7
  • Saturday, August 11

Volunteer orientations in Fremont will meet in the Visitor Center.

  • Saturday, June 16 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Train to volunteer at the Fremont Visitor Center desk! Volunteers work a minimum of two shifts a month for a minimum of four months. You must be able to attend both training days to volunteer.
Training dates:

  • Sunday, July 15 | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 18 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

For more information and to register, visit https://donedwards_infodesk.eventbrite.com or, call 510-792-0222 ext. 361 for Paul Mueller, or ext. 476 for Carmen Minch.

Volunteer Requirements: attend a volunteer orientation; attend the scheduled trainings; meet the age requirements for the program. Volunteer applications provided at orientation.

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