Volunteer of the year program

Nominations Accepted April 1 to June 1!

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Learn about the exciting volunteer opportunities at our Center.  If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please download our interest form.

 

CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Click here for all the volunteer opportunities listed in the current calendar.

STEWARDSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Be a "Baltimore Checkerspot-ter"

VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

For more information on each position, click on the links to the right.

Canoe-Kayak Volunteer

Canoe/Kayak volunteers assist Naturalists on canoe/kayak trips for schools and the general public.

Estuary Center Aide

Estuary Center Aides are the heart of the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center.

Pontoon Boat Captain Volunteer

Volunteer Captain drives the Water Strider, a 25-foot pontoon boat, in Otter Point Creek and surrounding waters and assist the Naturalist on pontoon trips for school groups and the public.

Monitoring Volunteer

Volunteers monitor amphibians and reptiles (herps), fish, SAV (bay grasses) and water quality. These programs offer an opportunity for participants to become involved in real data collection, which is used to help land managers make informed decisions.

Marsh Mucker

Marsh Muckers are teenagers whose main duty is animal care.

Education Volunteer

Education Volunteers help students explore estuary ecology.

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.

eCALENDAR

eco friendly parties click here

SUPPORT OTTER POINT
CREEK ALLIANCE

OPCA is a non-profit organization
which supports all the great opportunities and programs at the Estuary Center. Find out more click here.

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Anita C. Leight Estuary Center / 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon MD 21009 / 410-612-1688