• Conservation Education • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • Science
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Responsibilities vary depending on volunteer preference and may include; interpreting exhibits at the Coastal Discovery Center, presenting interpretive walks and talks to the public and to school groups at the pier or on the beach, directing the public to nearby points of interest, staffing the Coastal Discovery Center table at public events and supporting other partnering agencies involved in resource education and protection. Additional volunteer opportunities may be available in exhibit and program development and/or collecting data for citizen science programs.
Volunteers are representatives of California State Parks and the NOAA Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Volunteers must maintain a professional appearance and attitude. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and be able to take and follow instructions and directions from the Sanctuary Program Representative and must possess the ability to work at least two 3.5-hour shifts monthly. Volunteers will need a computer to access easy scheduling program and to recieve email updates.