Volunteers at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge perform a wide variety of tasks. Some work full time, some just a few hours a week or month or during a particular season or special event. Some volunteer projects can be done at home. Typical volunteer opportunities may involve:
Generally, no special skills are required to be a volunteer. Any on-the-job training is provided if needed.
Contact the refuge and ask for a volunteer application packet. The volunteer coordinator at the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge is Sandy Perchetti. You may stop by, call 609-652-1665, fax 609-652-1474, or email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteer application available here (.pdf - 105KB).
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There are wildlife viewing opportunities year-round on the refuge. Come by in the winter for a chance to see hundreds of black ducks and Atlantic brant. Summer is a great time to spot turtles sunning by the water. Visit our Seasons of Wildlife page to learn more!