Become a Waterway Steward
Check out this new and exciting volunteer opportunity to be a Waterway Steward.
Visit www.scgov.net/volunteer, search in the Opportunities Directory for PSC: Waterway Stewards to find the complete opportunity description.
Details via Volunteer Sarasota County
PSC- Waterway Stewards
|Location:||Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources
Sarasota County Waterway Stewards
|Duties:||*Observe and report issues impacting wildlife or natural resources throughout county preserve waterways including Myakka River, its tributaries and coastal creeks.
*Involvement in planned work days to include removal of trash and invasive vegetation
*Be a good steward of the environment by not disturbing but enjoying wildlife and practicing leave no trace etiquette.
|Qualifications:||*Must have a kayak/canoe and all required safety equipment (pdf,whistle, signal)
*Must be comfortable paddling in preserve areas which may include remote areas and narrow channels, wildlife approached, etc.
*Must be able to communicate well and report relevant information to county staff including photos if possible.
*Must be able to use your internet based volunteer account to schedule yourself for activities and routinely record volunteer hours.
|Notes:||*Work day events will be scheduled separately with important information
listed including start and end time of event.
*Flexible schedules will also be available.
|Address:||County waterways adjacent to park sites
|Volunteers serve up to:||4 hours Monthly|
|Skills and Experience:||Environmental conservation