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About Us | VOLUNTEER
We value our dedicated volunteers and new volunteers are always welcome! Please see current opportunities below. Other volunteering opportunities may also be available in your area. To be added to our list to receive emails about future opportunities please email us at coastalcentre@lakehuron.ca.
UPCOMING Volunteer EVENTS
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restore our beaches
 

We need your help to protect our fragile Great Lakes beach-dune ecosystems! Volunteer for our Green Ribbon Champion to help restore our beaches and create habitat for rare species in the Huron-Kinloss, Kincardine, and Saugeen Shores area.

This work may involve planting native dune plants, removing invasive species, installing sand fencing, building access paths, and monitoring species at risk habitat. 

To be added to our contact list to find out about upcoming Beach Restoration Events email us at coastalcentre@lakehuron.ca

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GREAT GODERICH SHORELINE CLEANUP

Saturday September 24th 10am-1pm

The Great Goderich Shoreline Clean-up will bring our community together to fight back against plastic pollution on Lake Huron. This family friendly event will feature a beach BBQ courtesy of Zehrs Goderich as a thank you to the incredible volunteers. All proceeds raised will go towards local conservation projects.

 

Please note that there at TWO clean up locations. Volunteers have the option to meet at either:

Goderich Main Beach- St. Christophers Beach

OR

Maitland River - Menesetung Bridge Entrance 

ONGOING Opportunities
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 Youth Corps

Are you between the ages of 14-18 looking to earn volunteer hours, make new friends, and help protect the environment?

 

CCYC is a one-week or two-weekend immersive experience where you will gain valuable skills in the environmental field doing things like dune restoration, invasive species removal, shoreline surveys, plant identification, and beach clean-ups, while learning about coastal processes, wildlife, and other important  environmental topics. 

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FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE

The Fundraising Committee is composed of 5-7 members who directly contribute to our ability to protect Lake Huron by increasing our organizational resources and supporting our important conservation programs. Committee members assist the Executive Director  with donor relations, special event planning, grant-writing, and developing fundraising campaigns. 

Please check back for future openings. 

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COAST watchers

Coast Watchers are citizen scientists trained to observe the coast and record coastal environmental data.  Volunteers are asked to monitor the coast once per week from May to October, essentially becoming the “eyes and ears” of the lakeshore.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our passionate and enthusiastic volunteer Board Members dedicate their time and expertise to support the Centre’s mission. We have 4 Board Meetings per year (2-3 hours each), and attendance at special events and additional supplementary meetings is occasionally required as well. 

Please check back for future openings.