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Rescue and Response Volunteers

Our Rescue and Response volunteers are responsible for rescuing and transporting marine mammals along 600 miles of the Northern California Coast.


Rescue and Response Volunteers

Duties:

  • Assess reported marine mammals and work with rescue staff to determine whether or not the animal needs rehabilitation
  • Administer aid to the animals on the beach
  • Rescue injured and sick marine mammals
  • Transport animals to our main hospital in Sausalito
  • Release animals back into their natural habitat

Requirements:

  • Attend an Open House
  • Complete the prospective volunteer screening process
  • Attend an New Volunteer Orientation
  • Attend Rescue and Response Workshop Series.
  • Rescue Volunteers must be physically fit.
  • Must be atleast 21 years old, have a valid drivers license and clear a Motor Vehicle Report.

Time Commitment:

  • Commit to at least two 6-hour shifts each month to be on call for a rescue in your county or on site at the Sausalito Main Hospital. 

Become a Volunteer!

The first step to becoming a volunteer is to attend an Open House.

Click here to view upcoming dates and sign up!

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