Volunteer and Internship Positions

 Volunteers are at the heart of every nonprofit.  They form an integral group that is committed to the success of our mission. As we grow, so will STR's need for your help! Volunteer opportunities will change often. Please visit frequently for updates. We look forward to having you help "Be A Part Of History By Helping To Preserve The Future!"  TM


 IMPORTANT NOTE: We are a very small staff.  A response to your email may take up to 10 days. Current openings are for adults 18 and older. Any incomplete submissions will not be considered. All openings require a commitment of no less than 4 months time with at least 2 shifts per month.  For full details, see below.


Internship Opportunities

The 2018 Summer Internship application process is now closed. Thank you to this years applicants. 

(For summer internships, please submit your cover letter and resume between February 1 to March 27th. The selection will be narrowed based on the cover letter and resume.   Final selection will be based on follow-up interviews between the first and second week of April.)


Internships are unpaid and Interns are responsible for their own room, board and transportation.  Internships will run from the middle of May until the middle of August.  Interns will be assisting the staff with daily operations at the hospital including public speaking, fundraiser events, retail, cleaning and other duties.  You must be a recent college graduate or in college and have at least four full days a week available to work at the hospital.  You must be willing to work a majority of weekends, and you need to be able to lift and carry 40lbs.   You must complete a sea turtle project during the internship.  (Please note that STR is committed to rehabilitation, and there is limited to no interaction with the turtles to ensure their release back to the wild. 65% of tasks will be in our public area.)  All applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to volunteer@seaturtlerecovery.org.  You must send both documents; incomplete submissions will not be considered. Lastly, please allow at least 14 days for us to respond. Please title the email subject SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2018.  Thank you for your interest in our program.


 Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in helping Sea Turtle Recovery fulfill our mission! We have had an amazing response to our volunteer program recently and are very busy with training and outreach. Currently, all volunteer shifts are full. Please check back in the fall for potential openings. Check back the last week of September for available positions!



Are you a CPA wanting to volunteer your time to help our cause?  Please email us with a brief cover letter and experience.  savinglives@seaturtlerecovery.org




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