Get Involved

Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is a treasure we share—and protecting this special place is a responsibility we share as well.

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Volunteer with us!

Opportunities are available for people of all ages and skills to take an active role in caring for the environment!

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Sanctuary Advisory Council

Members represent broad interests and advise the sanctuary superintendent on our work.

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Special Events

Join us at community festivals, beach cleanups, public meetings, and other gatherings.

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Volunteers of the Year

The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation shines a light on the invaluable role of volunteers to our national marine sanctuaries through its Volunteer of the Year awards.

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National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

The Foundation is a leading voice for U.S. protected waters, working with communities to conserve and expand those special places for a healthy ocean, coasts, and Great Lakes.

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Jobs with NOAA

Search and apply for federal jobs. Learn about unique hiring paths for veterans, students and graduates, individuals with a disability, and more..

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Washington Service Corps

The sanctuary is a proud host to Washington Service Corps AmeriCorps members supporting environmental education and stewardship.