Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge
Northeast Region

1730 Eastern Neck Rd.
Rock Hall, MD 21661
(410) 639-7056

Ongoing Volunteer Positions

Time and Skill Requirements
Visitor Center & Friends' Bookstore Worker Our visitor center is bustling with exciting activity seven days a week all year, and we need your help to keep things running smoothly for both staff and visitors. Activities include answering the phone, greeting visitors, answering questions about the refuge, and handling bookstore sales. Friendly attitude towards the public and adaptability to a variety of basic tasks are essential. You can choose half- or whole-day shifts 7 days a week.
Data Entry Assistant If you enjoy entering data, the staff would surely love to talk to you. Variable times available. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access and/or other data information programs.
Outdoor Maintenance Assistant Enjoy working outdoors? Volunteers are needed to help with activities such as trail maintenance, sign construction, vehicle maintenance, and more. Experience with general maintenance, hand and power tools, and carpentry is helpful. Regular time commitment preferred, but we are flexible.
General Office Assistance Assist Staff with filing, mailing preparation, and other office duties. Ability to follow general directions. As needed basis.
Biological Surveys and Invasive Species Control/Monitoring

So many species, so little time! If you have interest and/or experience in wildlife monitoring, this opportunity is for you.

Current monitoring efforts include waterfowl, songbirds, marsh grasses, water quality and invasive species.

Wildlife and plant identification skills would be very useful, but not necessarily required if the desire to learn is strong. Time requirements vary throughout the year.
Birding Related Maintain birdhouses throughout the refuge.Lead bird walks.  
Deer Hunts Assist staff with check-in and check-out of hunters.  
Environmental Education Assist staff and/or teachers with environmental education visits.  
Gardening Assist seasoned volunteers with planning and maintaining Bayscape garden.  
Events Assistant Assist staff and volunteers with on-site and off-site events, including the Youth Fishing Derby and shoreline clean-ups.  

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Last updated: January 22, 2010