Whatever your passion, you can find an organization that will welcome your energy and enthusiasm! An ongoing investment of your time can make an enormous difference.
As volunteer opportunities and events in each of group or organization regularly change, we invite you to contact the groups/organizations directly.
4SEA Change mission is to change the tide by reducing 'Single-use Plastic’ and cigarette butts on Amelia Island and our beaches. We want to bring together government, businesses and the community. Our goal is to reduce the footprint of ‘Single-use Plastic’ and ‘Cigarettes on Amelia Island Beaches. 4SEA CHANGE meets periodically throughout the year.
CONTACT: Paul Lore
The Amelia Beach Ambassadors program conducts daily beach clean-ups during the busy summer season. Beach Ambassadors are volunteers dedicated to eliminating the litter on Amelia Island beaches to protect beach habitat and to safeguard marine life. Volunteers commit to adopt a section of beach and to clean-up one evening a week .
CONTACT: Shari Roan
The mission of the Amelia Island Whale Ambassadors is “Protecting North Atlantic Right Whales, through education and awareness.” Amelia Island is at the heart of the North Atlantic Right Whale calving grounds and has the unique opportunity to see mother/calf pairs from our beaches between November and April each year.
CONTACT: Candis Whitney
Amelia Tree Conservancy 501(c)3 is dedicated to preserving our maritime forest canopy on Amelia Island through education and serving as a resource, promoting public engagement in conservation, and contributing to the reforestation of the Island.
CONTACT: Margaret Kirkland
Dune Science Group “Love the dunes!“ Discover how we use science to help nature build and protect the dunes. Our mission is to assist communities apply coastal science to optimize the protection, resiliency, wildlife habitat and beauty of the coastal dunes and beach system by promoting adoption of nature-based processes.
CONTACT: Frank Hopf
Duval Audubon Society was founded in 1939, it is one of 45 chapters of Audubon Florida and a member of the National Audubon Society. Our primary focus is the preservation of a diversity of species and habitats, through education, conservation, environmental leadership and community involvement. We offer a variety of outings, programs and volunteer opportunities.
CONTACT: Carol Bailey-White
CONTACT: Kathy Russell Parks & Recreation Manager
Parks & Recreation Administrative Office Address:
Atlantic Recreation Center 2500 Atlantic Avenue Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
PHONE: (904) 310-3350
FAX: (904) 310-3462
Friends of Talbot Islands State Park are the Citizen Support Organization for Amelia Island State Park, Big and Little Talbot Islands, Fort George Island, Yellow Bluff Fort, Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve and George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier. Our mission is to support Talbot Islands State Parks through outreach, programming, volunteerism and projects.
CONTACT: Ron Pffefer
Invader Raiders, Nassau County, volunteers work together to remove invasive plants from beaches, public and private land. Invasive plants grow at an alarming rate and out-compete native plants that provide food and shelter for birds and wildlife. Educate yourself about invasive plants. Identify the trees and plants that grow on your property.
CONTACT: David Herbert
City of Fernandina Beach CONTACT: Kathy Russell EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Keep Nassau Beautiful (KNB) strives to make Nassau County, FL a better place for people and nature to thrive by inspiring and educating people to take action every day to improve their environments.
CONTACT: Lynda Bell, Executive Director
US Army Corps of Engineers The Jacksonville District Invasive Species Management Branch utilizes Integrated Pest Management (IPM) to manage invasive species. IPM is the coordinated use of the most appropriate strategy to prevent or reduce unacceptable levels of invasive species and their damage.
CONTACT: Jessica Spencer
White Oak Conservation promotes endeavors in conservation through innovative science, education, training, and collaborations. We are committed to providing conservation options for species that need them the most. We invite you to explore our 17,000-acre haven for people and animals.
ADDRESS: 581705 White Oak Rd Yulee, FL 32097
TEL.: (904) 225-3200
The Fort Clinch State Park is 1,100 acres including the 19th-century Fort Clinch and it supports the preservation of Florida's natural and cultural resources while providing outstanding recreational and educational opportunities.
CONTACT: Jason Allgood