The Marine Mammal Center's Anchor Bay and Fort Bragg volunteers rescue animals from Sonoma and Mendocino counties. Volunteers in this role are called when there is a marine mammal is reported in their area.
Volunteer duties in this role include:
- Assessing reported marine mammals
- Rescuing injured or sick marine mammals
- Educating the public about marine mammals and our work
- Transporting patients to the main hospital in Sausalito
- Maintaing equipment and vehicles
- Providing public outreach and education programs
- Commit to responding to reported marine mammals in your county
- Attend the all day New Volunteer On-Boarding Workshop
- Anchor Bay and Fort Bragg volunteers are required to drive so must be atleast 21 years old, have a valid drivers license and clear a Motor Vehicle Report
Prospective volunteers should be aware that rescues are seasonal, and there may be long periods of inactivity.
Become a volunteer!
The first step to becoming a volunteer is to attend the new volunteer workshop offered once a year.
If you live in Mendocino or Sonoma Counties and would like to learn more about volunteering, please call (415) 289-7350 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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