Are You Interested In . . . .
- Helping the environment?
- Working with others who share your love of nature?
- Contributing your time and skills to an organization you believe in?
- Broadening your resume and life experiences?
If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, we've got some great opportunities for you! Volunteers help The Nature Conservancy devote a major portion of its funds to land conservation, keeping our effectiveness high and our costs low.
A little elbow grease is worth its weight in gold at The Nature Conservancy's Delaware chapter. Throughout the year, we're looking for people to help out with invasive weed control, horseshoe crab surveys, tree planting, research projects, community events and general office assistance.
Fill out an online volunteer information form.
The Conservancy's strong performance is recognized by Charity Navigator as exceeding or meeting industry standards.
Stay informed about volunteer opportunities and upcoming events.
- Staff a booth at festivals and other community events.
Contact Maria Dziembowska, community engagement specialist (302-654-4707 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Help out at the Dogfish Dash, one of our biggest events of the year.
- Get your hands dirty during a work day.
Contact: John Graham, land steward (email@example.com)
- Participate in the annual Horseshoe Crab Survey.
Contact Lois Davis, volunteer coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Note: Horseshoe Crab surveying takes place on 12 separate nights during in May and June each year. Count teams of three or four head to Big Stone Beach during high tide in the evening to count crabs and record findings. This information is collected and used by the University of Delaware in their study of horseshoe crab population health.