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Volunteer Orientation

May 7th, 2014Volunteer Orientation

Are you looking for something to do with your free time? Do you enjoy volunteering? Do you like to learn about wildlife and meet new people? Attend the volunteer orientation on Wednesday May 7th, 2014 and find out if volunteering at Seney National Wildlife Refuge is a good fit for you and become a part of something fun!  

The volunteer orientation begins at 9:30 a.m. runs until 2:30 p.m. at the Visitor Center. Those attending are invited to stay after the orientation for the Seney Natural History Association's annual meeting. Lunch is provided. Current volunteers are encouraged to attend, as well as anyone interested in volunteering at the Refuge.

Our volunteers are involved in many different types of activities on the refuge. Learn more about volunteering at the refuge and read the volunteer position descriptions. 

Are You Interested in Attending?

Email Jennifer_McDonough@fws.gov or call (906) 586-9851 x16 if you want to learn more or register for orientation.

Our volunteers are very important to us.  In 2013, 67 volunteers contributed 8,164 hours for an average of 122 hours of work per volunteer.  That is 3.9 full time staff members and $138,788 of labor (calculated at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service standard of $17 per hour).  Seney National Wildlife Refuge’s volunteers are very dedicated and work as advocates for the Refuge in their daily lives.

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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2014
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