Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer for the River

Help St. Johns Riverkeeper by becoming a volunteer today!

Fill out our online Volunteer Application, and we will email you periodically with upcoming volunteer opportunities.

 

Upcoming Volunteer Orientations

  • Stay tuned for future dates

 

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Email megan@stjohnsriverkeeper.org if you are interested in volunteering for any of these events

 

Join Our Volunteer Groups:

  • River Patrol: Join this on-the-water “neighborhood watch” program that helps us monitor the river and document and report problems that may be encountered. 
  • Rising Tides: Join our young professionals to help organize a social event to raise awareness for the St. Johns River or activate the St. Johns River with us on one of our paddles.

 

Other Ways to Volunteer

  • Citizen Science: Become a Water Quality Tester and test for Algae Toxins and help inform the public of unsafe recreational areas. 
  • Cleanups: Assist the St. Johns Riverkeeper in removing unwanted litter from waterways and tributaries. 
  • Water Reporter: Use the Water Reporter app to report water issues throughout the watershed. 
  • Education: Assist Education staff with field trips, boat trips, clean-ups, lesson plans, education projects and more!
  • Advocacy: Write letters to editors and elected public representatives and/or give a presentation to the public at an event to raise awareness and address critical issues impacting the health of the St. Johns River.
  • Community Outreach: Raise awareness about the river and our organization at our information table at an upcoming event, local boat ramp or an event of your choice that relates to our mission. 
  • Event Planning:  Help us plan, organize, and execute fundraising and outreach events.
  • Fundraising:  Assist with membership recruitment and retention activities, event sponsorships, in-kind contributions, and grant and research writing.
  • Administrative Assistance: Help with monthly renewal mailings, thank-you notes, phone calls, filing, organizing supplies and database maintenance.