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The CIB’s volunteer program provides opportunities for citizens to actively support the Center for Inland Bays and become engaged in protecting their local watershed. Opportunities are available for all interests, abilities, and availability. Simply apply to volunteer below, and we will find a space for you! 

 

Current Opportunities

 

EDUCATION


 

 Peace, Love, and Earth
April 21, 2018
Shifts: 10am – 1pm & 1pm – 4 pm
at Jayne’s Reliable in Dagsboro

Help us represent the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays this Earth Day at Jayne’s Reliable’s Peace, Love, and Earth Day event! Our exhibit will feature the health of the Inland Bays and what is being done to protect them!

To Participate: Contact communications@inlandbays.org or call (302) 226-8105 x 109

 

 Del-mar-va Outdoor Expo
April 27-29, 2018
Shifts vary by day, We need at least 12 MORE volunteers!
Harrington Fair Grounds

Help us represent Clean Water: Delaware’s Clear Choice at the three-day Delmarva Outdoor Expo! This campaign is a statewide education and outreach effort focused on securing additional clean water funding.

To Participate: Contact communications@inlandbays.org or call (302) 226-8105 x 109

 

 State of the Bays Exhibit at Epworth United Methodist
Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, times TBA
Rehoboth Beach

Help us represent the Center for the Inland Bays this earth day with educational displays about the Bays and their watershed!

To Participate: Contact communications@inlandbays.org or call (302) 226-8105 x 109

 

 

 James Farm Visitor Docent
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays 9:00am to 12:00pm

Want to help visitors to James Farm learn more about the natural environment?
We need volunteers willing to work one consistent shift per week (pick a day Thursday – Sunday) this Spring. Training will be provided in late April.

To Participate:
Contact communications@inlandbays.org or call (302) 226-8105 x 109

 

 James Farm Visitor Docent
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays 9:00am to 12:00pm

Want to help visitors to James Farm learn more about the natural environment?
We need volunteers willing to work one consistent shift per week (pick a day Thursday – Sunday) this Spring. Training will be provided in late April.

To Participate:
Contact communications@inlandbays.org or call (302) 226-8105 x 109

 

 

 

 

CITIZEN SCIENCE 


 

 Annual Fish Survey 2018!
Times / dates vary (Contact for details)

Pulling seine nets through the water, collecting samples, and recording data at sixteen survey sites. There’s something for everyone! Learn more >> 

To participate: 
Contact Andrew at environment@inlandbays.org or call (302) 226-8105 x 112

 

 Annual Horseshoe Crab Survey 2018!
Times / dates vary (Contact for details)

Counting horseshoe crabs, recording data, and sometimes even tagging their shells! This survey is conducted at high tide on evenings around the full moon and new moon when these cool creatures are spawning. Learn more >>

To participate: 
Contact environment@inlandbays.org or call (302) 226-8105 x 112

 

 

ANNUAL EVENTS


 

 CIB Native Plant Sale! 
May 5th from 8am – 2pm 

Join us to set up / clean up, run an information booth, make hotdogs, assist with the raffle, answer visitor questions, and more! There is something for everyone! Learn more  >>

To participate: 
Contact communications@inlandbays.org or call (302) 226-8105 x 109

  

 Inland Bays Clean Up!
June 9, 2018

Hop aboard a boat and zoom around the Inland Bays to collect trash and debris in an effort to make our beaches and bays safer and more beautiful! Learn more >>

To participate: 

Contact jamesfarm@inlandbays.org or call (302) 226-8105 x 111

 

 

Apply to Volunteer

Once we’ve received your application, we will set up a time to talk with you about your interests and availability. We look forward to working with you! 

We use email as the primary form of communication with volunteers.

Have additional questions? Contact us at (302) 226-8105 ext. 109 | communications@inlandbays.org