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Volunteers Needed at Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
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Who can Volunteer

  • Age 14 and up – One 4 hour shift per week either 9-1 or 1-5
  • Age 16 and up – As many 4 hour shifts you want per week
  • Children under 14 are welcome for special events and projects such as clean-ups

Volunteer Opportunities Include

  • Helping with opening and closing procedures
  • Assisting inside the store and nature center
    • greeting customers and offering assistance and education
    • passing out rental forms and explaining rental procedures
    • straightening up store, folding t-shirts, wiping countertops, etc
    • watering plants in window boxes
    • preparing nature center for the visitors
  • Helping outside with canoe rentals
    • helping distribute life jackets & paddles
    • explaining the map and which direction to paddle
    • helping customers in and out of boat.
  • Leading tours (must complete appropriate training prior to leading)
    • marsh walks-1.5 hours
    • canoe tours-1.5 hours
  • Helping with special events Biodiversity Day, Snowy Egret Day, Labor Day Extravaganza, Bird Monitoring, Marsh Clean-ups
  • Miscellaneous
    • crafts, nature art
    • computers-data entry, making signs
    • carpentry & building and trail maintenance
    • and more
  • Special Internships and projects are available

Call 207-883-5100 for more information or e-mail [email protected]