Volunteer & Intern Positions

 Volunteers are at the heart of every nonprofit, forming an integral group committed to the success of the mission. As we grow, so will our need for your help! Volunteer opportunities will change often. Please visit frequently for updates. We look forward to having you help "Be A Part Of History By Helping To Preserve The Future!"  TM


Current Opportunities: 

PLEASE NOTE: We are a very small staff.  A response to your email may take 10 to 14 days. Current Volunteer openings are for adults 18 and older. Any incomplete email will not be considered. All volunteer openings require a commitment of no less than 4 months time with at least 2 shifts per month.


General Volunteers:

Yellow Star Volunteers:

Yellow Star volunteers must be 18 years or older, comfortable speaking in front of groups of people, capable of working independantly, and be willing to learn about sea turtles. These volunteers must also learn and agree with STR’s mission. These volunteers will assist us in the public area of our facility.

Green Star Volunteer:

These Volunteers will help us at summer Festivals and events. Tasks may vary but will include talking to the public and small tasks related to the event.


If you are interested in any of the available positions, please complete this form :

(For summer internships, please submit your cover letter and resume between February 1 to March 30th. The selection will be narrowed based on the cover letter and resume.   Final selection will be based on follow-up interviews between the first and second week of April.)

Internships are unpaid and Interns are responsible for their own room, board and transportation.  Internships will run from the middle of May until the middle of August.  Interns will be assisting the staff with daily operations at the hospital including public speaking, fundraiser events, retail, cleaning and other duties.  You must be a recent college graduate or in college and have at least four full days a week available to work at the hospital.  You must be willing to work a majority of weekends, and you need to be able to lift and carry 25lbs.   You must complete a sea turtle project during the internship.  (Please note that STR is committed to rehabilitation, and there is limited to no interaction with the turtles to ensure their release back to the wild. 65% of tasks will be in our public area.)  All applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to volunteer@seaturtlerecovery.org.  You must send both documents; incomplete submissions will not be considered.  Please allow at least 14 days for us to respond. Please title the email subject SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2018.  Thank you for your interest in our program.






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Please note: We understand there is only so much anyone can read,
so we will be courteous and only email you a few times a month!


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