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VOLUNTEER WITH US

Join us on our journey as we Paddle For Peace, diversity, and environmental stewardship. Together, we can create a future where everyone has the opportunity to enjoy, learn from, and protect our precious coastal environments. Dive in, paddle out, and be a part of the Paddle for Peace community!

Reasons to Volunteer with Paddle for Peace:

 

                       Dive into a World of Connection and Purpose.                                 

  1. Community Support: Volunteering with Paddle for Peace means becoming an integral part of a community that supports one another. Whether it's organizing events, participating in beach clean-ups, or contributing to educational programs, you'll find a network of like-minded individuals dedicated to creating positive change along our coast.
     

  2. Forge New Friendships: Volunteering is a fantastic way to expand your social circle. Join us, and you'll meet individuals who share a passion for the ocean, environmental conservation, and community empowerment. Forge connections that extend beyond volunteering, creating lasting bonds with people who inspire and uplift.
     

  3. Surf Buddies and Adventure Companions: For those drawn to the thrill of the waves, volunteering with Paddle for Peace introduces you to potential surf buddies and adventure companions. Share the excitement of surfing, paddleboarding, and other water activities with fellow volunteers who share your love for coastal exploration.
     

  4. Meaningful Friendships: Beyond casual acquaintances, volunteering with us offers the opportunity to build meaningful friendships. Shared experiences, a common purpose, and a commitment to environmental stewardship create a foundation for connections that extend beyond the scope of our initiatives.
     

  5. Fun Days Exclusively for Volunteers: We believe in celebrating the dedication of our volunteers. Enjoy exclusive fun days designed just for you, filled with laughter, adventure, and the joy of being part of a community making a positive impact. These events are our way of expressing gratitude for your valuable contributions.
     

  6. Community Bonding: Volunteering fosters a sense of community bonding that goes beyond the individual. Work side by side with people from diverse backgrounds, united by a shared goal. Experience the joy of collaborating on projects that contribute to the betterment of our coastal areas.
     

  7. Embrace Diversity: Paddle for Peace is committed to inclusivity and diversity. Volunteer with us, and you'll be part of an organization actively working towards providing coastal access for BIPOC and underserved communities. Your involvement contributes to a more inclusive and welcoming coastal environment.

Volunteering with Paddle for Peace isn't just about giving your time; it's an invitation to join a passionate community where friendships flourish, adventures abound, and the shared commitment to environmental causes creates a ripple effect of positive change. Come be a part of something bigger—volunteer with Paddle for Peace and let your impact echo along the shores.

 

We are looking for volunteers who:

  1. Are experienced surfing or recreating at the coast (you do not have to surf to volunteer)

  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

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Group Surf Lessons
    Commitment: Varies. Typically (1) day between 2-3 hours.

     

  • Spring program starts April 14, 2024

Commitment: Every Sunday 11:00am-3:00pm (4 Sundays total)

Participants: K1-5th grade

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 Mandatory Volunteer Orientation and Workshops

  2.  Sign Waivers

We are also looking to fill the following volunteer positions 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 Divya@paddleforpeace.org if interested in any of those positions. 

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

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