Volunteer Opportunities

A person kneeling on a sandy beach writes on a data sheet attached to a clipboard.
Photo: NOAA

Volunteers play an integral part in accomplishing our mission at Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. Taking an active role caring for the environment is easy and there are opportunities for people of all ages.

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Discovery Center

Become a trained volunteer docent and conduct outreach at our visitor center, located in Port Angeles, WA.

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Washington CoastSavers

Join hundreds of volunteers in organized beach cleanups throughout the year!

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Citizen Science

Assist with collecting data to help researchers answer real-world questions.