Volunteer Position Descriptions

Resident Advocates

 Our Resident Advocates have the very important job of monitoring our one-flippered sea turtle, Allison while she is wearing her prosthesis as well as educating the public about our current resident sea turtles.  The position is mostly education-based and volunteers are expected to answer questions about our residents and general questions about the facility.

Information Specialist

The Information Specialist plays a crucial role in educating the public about rehabilitation efforts at our facility, the threats sea turtles face, and how the public can help with the conservation of these species.  This is an interactive role that will allow our volunteers to engage our guests about sea turtle conservation.  

Patient Advocacy Team

Our Patient Advocates are tasked with the responsibility of educating the public about the patients that currently reside in our hospital.  You will have the opportunity to interact with the public and educate them about current issues sea turtles face and the reasons why they strand.

Crustacean Station

This position is tasked with helping our rehabilitation staff prep food for our current sea turtle patients and residents.  Our sea turtles are fed a mixture of seafood that needs to be prepared prior to consumption.

Greeter

 There are two greeter positions available.  Our Hospital Greeter greets guests as they enter our facility on the Hospital side.  Our Education Greeter is located in the Education building.  Both of these positions allow volunteers to help facilitate movement throughout the facility and inform guests about our daily public presentation schedule.

Maintenance Assistant

This position is responsible for helping staff with maintenance projects throughout the facility.  This could include cleaning, painting, trash removal, plumbing or electrical work, and general facility upkeep.

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