Volunteer

Volunteers have been our feet-on-the-ground activists, mangrove growers, and water quality monitors for the last 30 years. Whether they are out in the field or here at the Lagoon House, volunteers are an essential ingredient to our success, and they have a blast while doing it! Care to join us?

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Volunteer Roles

LagoonWatch MonitorLagoonWatch Monitor

Be a part of one of the longest running data sets of lagoon health! Join the MRC LagoonWatch program and conduct weekly water-quality tests to monitor the health of the Lagoon.

Mangrove TeamMangrove Team

Join the MRC Mangrove Team to help cultivate and care for MRC’s thousands of mangroves. This volunteer team typically meets the first Saturday of each month down at the MRC Greenway in Vero. Green thumb not required!

Right Whale MonitorRight Whale Monitor

Do you live in a high rise condo on the beach? Then being a Right Whale Monitor sounds like a great fit! Our monitors observe for the North Atlantic Right Whales as they head to their calving grounds from December to March.

Lagoon House DocentLagoon House Docent

Perhaps you prefer the refreshing coolness of air conditioning instead of the Florida heat. Become a Lagoon House docent and greet visitors as they enter the Lagoon House, assist with answering phones, and other administrative tasks.

Lagoon Literacy PresenterLagoon Literacy Presenter

Educate audiences ranging from young to old on the issues facing the Lagoon and what they can do to help!

Special Events TeamSpecial Events Team

Assist with planning, set up, execution, and break down of the many events and functions that MRC hosts throughout the year.

Outreach TeamOutreach Team

Attend events in our community on behalf of MRC! There are so many tabling events and outreach events that it is hard for us to make them all, with your help we are able to be more present in our community.

IntershipsInternships

Marine Resources Council is proud to not only actively Turn Science into Action, but to also mentor the next generation of Lagoon advocates and scientists through our internship program. These internships are unpaid and include a variety of focuses. Find out more.