Volunteers in the Caribbean
As a volunteer of the US Fish and Wildlife Service you can be almost anything from a biological assistant to an administrative assistant. Volunteers at National Wildlife Refuges perform a number of activities and duties that help improve and conserve our wildlife habitats and the endangered species that live in it. Whether you are interested in learning more about conservation, enjoying life outdoors, like natural resources or simply want to contribute your spare time in something useful, being part of the Service’s Volunteer Group is for you.
What do our volunteers do?
Volunteers at the Caribbean National Wildlife Refuges can perform biological, administrative or even maintenance and construction projects. All you need is to do is to identify your interests and what areas you would like to work on:
- Biological assistant
- Administrative assistant
- Sea turtle monitoring
- Habitat reforestation and restoration
- Exotic species eradication
- GIS (projects involving Geographic Information Systems)
- Mistnetting and bird monitoring
- Interpretative guide
- Landscaping and grounds maintenance
- Trail maintenance
- Greenhouse and tree nusery assistant
- Any ideas you can provide?
How Do I Find Out About Volunteer Opportunities?
Volunteer opportunities with the FWS can be found at http://www.volunteer.gov/gov/, an interagency website of national volunteer opportunities. At this site, prospective volunteers can also apply for opportunities of interest by using the application link at the bottom of each volunteer position description. Should you be unable to find a volunteer opportunity of interest or at a location where you would like to volunteer, contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to see what other opportunities may be available.