Description of Volunteer Positions
and Application Form
Print this form and send via regular mail or fax or download an MS Word version of the form to send via e-mail.
Save the Manatee Club
500 N. Maitland Ave.
Maitland, FL 32751
Attn: Communications & Outreach Coordinator
Please place a number (1-3) indicating volunteer position preference.
1 = highest priority, 2 = second priority, etc.
____GRASSROOTS ACTIVISM: This position is available for volunteers living both in and outside of Florida who have access to e-mail. There is no age or membership requirement for grassroots activism volunteers. This is a critical way you can help manatees. Write, fax, or e-mail policy makers at all levels of government and let them know you support strong manatee protection measures. We will e-mail notices of manatee issues that require your help. Make sure you give us your e-mail address below (please also indicate if you are a Florida resident).
____FESTIVALS: This position is available for SMC members in Florida who are 18 years of age or older (must also have a valid driver's license and current auto insurance). SMC volunteers staff information tables at manatee-related events January through March. Volunteers provide information on the Club and manatees to the public. Days and times of festivals vary. (This requires a minimum of 2-4 hours per festival.)
____IN-OFFICE: This position is available for volunteers in the Orlando, Tallahasse, southwest Florida, and east central Florida areas. There is no age or membership requirement for in-office volunteers. Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Flexible schedule.)
____MANATEE SIGHTING NETWORK: If you live along a river, estuary, canal or coastal area in Florida, you can help provide valuable information to researchers who are tracking manatees. There is no membership requirement for manatee sighting network volunteers.When you spot a manatee, just fill out a simple one-page form located at http://www.savethemanatee.org/sightingform.htm and fax or mail it to Save the Manatee Club. You can also download a MS Word version of the form to send via e-mail.
CITY: _________________________________ STATE OR PROVINCE: _________________________
ZIP OR POSTAL CODE:________________ COUNTRY:______________________________________
HOME PHONE: _____________________________WORK PHONE:____________________________
FAX NUMBER:___________________________E-MAIL ADDRESS: ____________________________
Please specify the counties you can cover in Florida. List as many as four counties:
County 1:___________________________ County 3:________________________
County 2:___________________________ County 4:________________________
Thanks so much for your offer of help! Volunteers are one of our most valuable assets. If you have additional questions, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-432-5646 and ask for the volunteer coordinator.
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