Service learning opportunities, Sep. 5
Published: Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 00:09
SCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation): Bring a kayak if you can at the Clam Bayou on Sanibel Island. Activities include collecting propagules, planting seedlings or propagules and paddling to restorations sites. Times available are Sep 1, 7, and 8. Contact Eric C. Milbrandt, Ph.D. at email@example.com or 239-395-4617.
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park: Students can help with Coastal Cleanup on Sep 15 from 8:00 to 11:00 am. Assist with distributing tee-shirts, garbage bags, and other information to participants of Coastal Cleanup. You may also help at the park beyond 11:00 am. Contact Donna Young at firstname.lastname@example.org or 239-597-6196.
Omega Youth and Community Development Foundation: The forum will be at Dunbar High School, Saturday, September 22, 2012, 9:00am-1:00pm. We have had faculty from the College of Health Professions and several FGCU students who have volunteered in the past and will continue. There will be approximately 25 health screenings provided free of charge to the community, as well as health-related educational information. This year the Kleist Health Education Center will also be participating. Contact Cecil F. Carter at email@example.com or 239-590-7794.
Lee Memorial: Help out the children’s section at the Annual Health Forum. The event is at Dunbar High School on Saturday, Sep 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Contact Martha Mayorga-Beck at Martha.firstname.lastname@example.org or 239-424-3806.
FGCU Kleist Health Education Center: Help the 5k with being an awesome volunteer. It’s at 8:30 a.m. on Sep 29 at FGCU. Duties would include keeping track of the time when runners finish, registering runners when they arrive, and setting up facilities. Contact Diane Odeh at email@example.com at 239-590-7459.
Rookery Bay: Save the date on Saturday, Sep 29. Reserve your place now to volunteer for National Estuaries Day which is a very fun and popular event. Volunteer positions include set up/ cleanup crews, parking attendants, FORB table, registration, interpretation, crafts, info/ survey table, front desk & nature store, face painting, tough tank, and facilities. Contact Susan Maunz at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 239-417-6310 x412.
Estero Bay Preserve State Park: Enjoy the outdoors? Ever feel like we have a huge impact on the environment? Are you ready to make a difference and need service hours. Well then come volunteer at the Estero Bay Preserve State Park. Location is by Corkscrew Road and US 41, not too far from FGCU. For more information, contact Scott Stimpson at email@example.com.
Lakes Regional Park: Help with a program for children’s tours of the gardens from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. on a weekday or Saturday at 9:00 a.m. Concepts that may be included are: importance of plants to the earth, plants and insect interdependence, kinds of propagation, composting and nutrients, ability of plants to filter water. Contact Susan Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or 239-481-7845.
FGCU Food Forest: New start date is Friday, August 31 for the fall semester. This is a student run botanical garden which highlights tropical/subtropical edible species that grow well in South Florida and is right here on campus! They need students to help on Fridays 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Any messages can be sent to http://fgcufoodforest.weebly.com/send-us-a-message.html.