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VOLUNTEER WITH US

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us. Our mentorship programs provide an opportunity for volunteers to make a long lasting impact on participants from marginalized communities. If you are able to provide consistency and emotional support please sign up to be a mentor in our program. The experiences we provide will be a core memory for our participants in the future. 

We are looking for volunteers who:

  1. Are experienced surfing or recreating at the coast

  2. Loves to be around kids

  3. Can commit to required days depending on the program.

  4. Are passionate about uplifting youth and helping them learn new outdoor skills. 

  5. Enjoy the ocean and outdoors

OPPORTUNITIES

  • High School Teens March 21-24, 2023

Commitment:  4 days, 9:00am - 1:00pm. Lunch provided.

Participants: Freshman, sophomores and seniors.

Responsibilities: On land surf lessons, in water surf lessons, playing with kids on the sand, monitoring water activities (swimming, snorkeling, boogie boarding), set up/take down, surfing with kids who are progressing. Other beach recreational activities. Mentorship/emotional support.

  • Spring program starts April 2, 2023

Commitment: Every Sunday for 4 weeks from 9:00am - 1:00pm. Lunch provided.

Participants: 8-17 year olds

Responsibilities: On land surf lessons, in water surf lessons, playing with kids on the sand, monitoring water activities (swimming, boogie boarding), set up/take down, surfing with kids who are progressing. Other beach recreational activities. Mentorship/emotional support.

  • Summer program starts July 2, 2023

Commitment: Every Sunday for 4 weeks from 9:00am - 1:00pm. Lunch provided.

Participants: 12-18 year olds

Responsibilities: On land surf lessons, in water surf lessons, playing with kids on the sand, monitoring water activities (swimming, boogie boarding), set up/take down, surfing with kids who are progressing. Other beach recreational activities. Mentorship/emotional support.

If any of these sound like a good fit for you and you are able to commit to the required days, please complete form below.

 

If you are accepted into the program, you will then need to:

  1. Attend a 1 hour Mandatory Training prior to the start of the program.

  2.  Sign Waivers

  3. Pass a background check

We are also looking for the following to help grow our organization.

- Social Media Management

- Communications (Blogs, Newsletters, press releases)

- Graphic design and website design

- Grant Writers

- Photographers, videographers

- Accounting, Financial management
 

Please email Risa@paddleforpeace.org if interested in any of those positions. 

We look forward to getting to know you, and welcoming you into our P4P fam! 

Apply Here
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Thanks for applying!
We’ll get back to you soon.

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