The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
HIGHEST NEED: Weekday Availability. Volunteers are required to be able to commit to a fixed schedule of the same, consistent day each week for no less than six months.
Volunteer behind the scenes at the New England Aquarium! Collect water samples from various marine mammal, penguin and fish exhibits. Assist with the chemical & microbiological analysis of those and other water samples under the supervision of the water quality technical staff. Volunteer will be utilizing several techniques to analyze fresh and salt water, including pH meters, spectrophotometers and titrations.
To Apply: Visit serve.neaq.org and create a volunteer account. Once registered you can search and apply for available opportunities.