Volunteer Coordinator: Whit Overstreet, Communications & Outreach Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-222-0707
Description of Volunteer Opportunities/Responsibilities:
Riverwatchers help monitor and report pollution in the Potomac Watershed. Our Get the DIRT Out program teaches volunteers to monitor and report construction sites that are not following the best management practices and who are allowing stormwater runoff into our rivers and streams.
Office volunteers assist with data entry and mailings. Event volunteers help with the planning of and on the day of events. Interns will help with research projects and communications and outreach projects, such as developing content for our website.
Number of Volunteers: 300
Types of Volunteers Needed: Adult-individual; Teen (13 and up)-individual
Training Requirements: None
Hours Needed: Weekday; Other. Riverwatcher volunteers can volunteer on their own time.
Easily Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes
Volunteer Center Affiliations: Montgomery County Volunteer Center
Ideas for a Team or Group Activity: River clean-ups.
Evaluation of and advice on marketing and communications, including social media and website.