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Volunteer

Refuge volunteers assist refuge staff in a number of ways. Duties are assigned based upon refuge needs, your skills, your availability, and your request. Volunteers are needed for special events, general office duties, trail maintenance projects, biological surveys, and with assisting the hydrologist or the forester in the field. For most positions volunteers must be 18 years of age.

If you are interested, please complete the following volunteer application and service agreement and mail to Visitor Services - GDSNWR, 3100 Desert Road, Suffolk, VA 23434. 

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Internships

The 2013 internship program is currently on hold. This site will be updated in the event we are able to bring on interns this summer. 

Friends of the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

The Great Dismal Swamp Coalition is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting a better understanding and appreciation for the natural environment of the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge by enhancing public awareness and interest, and encouraging people to visit the refuge and share in its educational programs.

For a membership and/or donation form, please click here. 

Last Updated: May 15, 2013
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