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Protecting Alaska's Cook Inlet watershed and the life it sustains since 1995.
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Volunteer

Consider volunteering with Cook Inletkeeper. Here's how.

Want to help? Cook Inletkeeper has many ways, big and small, for you to make a difference:

Operations

Volunteers make our world go 'round in two very important ways:

Short-term volunteers help us accomplish everything from stuffing and stamping envelopes, organizing merchandise or hanging posters for a few hours to helping us plan an event over the course of a month. Some like to be quiet and methodical, others want to get out there and help us to staff a booth and share information. Or perhaps you have special skills to lend, like graphic design, photography or construction. Just let us know.

Long-term volunteers staff our board of directors and require a consistent commitment to our mission. In order to best serve the organization, we strive to build a strong board with diverse qualifications. Our board represents commercial fishing, small business, education, community, legal and fundraising concerns, among others. If you have the dedication we need to further expand our board skills and abilities, please contact Bob Shavelson at bob@inletkeeper.org or 907.235.4068x22.

For general information about volunteer opportunities, contact Margo Reveil at margo@inletkeeper.org or 907.235.4068 x27.

Internship Opportunities

Cook Inletkeeper has occasional internship opportunities, especially during the busy summer months. Past duies have included:assisting with water quality, biological and wetlands monitoring at remote sites across the lower Kenai Peninsula; studying local waterways to assess habitat and water quality impacts of development on riparian zones, ground truthing watershed boundaries; maintaining a photographic library; assisting with laboratory procedures, chemical and glassware inventory; and researching and organizing on environmental policy issues. We feature internship opportunities on our web site as they arise. For more information, contact Bob Shavelson at bob@inletkeeper.org or 907.235.4068x22.