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Snowy Plover Breeding Season Data Entry

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San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory

  • 3 people are interested

The San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory (SFBBO) is seeking a part-time volunteer to assist with data entry in support of SFBBO’s Western Snowy Plover research and monitoring program. This position may fulfill internship requirements at your college/university (if applicable), and will require a commitment of approximately 5-10 hours per week. Data entry will be conducted remotely, however the volunteer will need to pick up/drop off data sheets at SFBBO’s office on occasion.

The position will begin on March 1 and continue through August 31. If desired, and depending upon schedules and COVID-19 restrictions, the selected volunteer may be able to join biologists on a limited basis in the field to collect data. If interested, please respond by Friday, February 12 to Plover Program Director Ben Pearl (bpearl@sfbbo.org) with the subject line 2021 SNPL Volunteer Data Entry, and include a resume/cv documenting your academic and field experience.

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About San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory


524 Valley Way, Milpitas, CA 95035, US

Mission Statement

The San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory is a nonprofit science organization dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitats through science and outreach, and to contributing to informed resource management decisions in the Bay Area.


The Bird Observatory was founded in 1981 by a group of enthusiastic biology students from San Jose State University. We study waterbirds and landbirds of the Bay Area, and also provide bird walks and other interpretive activities for the public. We currently have 6 staff and about 900 members. Our biologists work with nearly 100 volunteers in our fieldwork.



We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Data Entry
  • Environmental Science




  • Orientation or Training
  • This opportunity will require a commitment of 5-10 hours per week, depending upon the time of year.

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