Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Conservation Department volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the "Continue" button at the bottom.


Position Description:

Conservation Team – Conservation Department volunteers work with staff on ongoing initiatives focused on ocean conservation and pollution prevention. Tasks include marine debris cleanups and sorting, data collection and data entry, and assisting staff with other ongoing projects. Applicants must be able to tolerate and tolerate South Florida's variable weather.

Name and address

Demographic Information/Set-Up

You may optionally provide the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.

NOTE: The password you enter below will be the password you use to access your volunteer account to view your schedule and hours in the future. Your email will be your username.


Morning Shift Times: 10am-1:30pm
*Currently only accepting morning shifts*
*Volunteer shifts are scheduled on the same days and times weekly, i.e. Tuesday mornings, Thursday afternoons, etc.

Email Preferences

Please note allowing consent to electronic newsletters and schedule reminders are essential to receiving updates on the status of your application following submission, and monthly reminders of scheduling each month if selected. We like to keep active volunteers informed of important news, schedules, call for help shifts, and volunteer opportunities by electronic newsletters as well. Please know these emails have critical information if you'd like to stay informed, however, we will not send you any email you prefer not to receive. Use the checkboxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.

General Volunteer Questions

1. Do you need community service hours? If so, how many hours do you need and what are they needed for? *Please note we no longer accept court-mandated community service applicants.

2. What attracted you to volunteering at Loggerhead Marinelife Center?

3. Do you have any previous volunteer experience?

4. Are you a seasonal volunteer? If so, what months are you in Florida?

5. DUAL DEPARTMENT: Some volunteers pick up a second shift in another department in addition to their initially assigned department. Is there another department you would like to volunteer in alongside the Conservation Department? If so, which one?

Conservation Department Specific Questions

1. Are you comfortable working outdoors during variable weather conditions? (i.e. hot, rainy, windy, etc)

2. Do you have any prior experience in conservation related activities?

3. The majority of this position is sorting marine debris, are you comfortable sorting through trash?

Why LMC?

Why would you make an excellent candidate for this volunteer position?