VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

OPEN POSITIONS:
YOUTH CHAPERONES

O’Neill Sea Odyssey depends on community support to help us meet our program goals. Volunteering at OSO is an excellent opportunity to gain experience assisting in the day-to-day operations of a local nonprofit.

 

CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT THE VOLUNTEER INTEREST FORM

NEXT INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Date: February 21, 2024 from 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: OSO Education Center
2222 E Cliff Dr, Suite 222 Santa Cruz, CA

Questions can be directed to:
program@oneillseaodyssey.org or (831) 475-1561

Benefits of being a volunteer

  • The opportunity to go sailing with young learners
  • Professional training and development
  • Valuable networking opportunities
  • Gain a deeper understanding of why protecting the ocean is important to our health
  • Invitations to community tabling and social events
  • Discounted OSO merchandise

Volunteer requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • The ability to communicate effectively in noisy and crowded environments
  • Experience working with groups of children
  • Must be willing and able to interact with multicultural and multilingual guests in a respectful and engaging manner
  • Must possess a welcoming, calm, and responsible demeanor
  • You have experience on the water and know how to move about a boat.
  • The ability to lift 15-20 lbs and walk on hard/uneven surfaces
  • You don’t get seasick!
  • A dedication to learning about the OSO program and ocean conservation
  • TB test, LiveScan, and mandated reporter training