Become a Volunteer today!

Welcome to St. Johns Riverkeeper, a non-profit advocacy organization working to protect and restore the St. Johns River! Thank you for offering your time to help us further our mission through volunteer service. Once you finish filling out this form, you will begin to receive periodic emails alerting you to upcoming events and volunteer opportunities specific to your skills and interests. We try to keep email down to a minimum and we do not disclose your contact information to third parties. 


Next Steps: Attend a Volunteer Orientation to learn more about volunteering with St. Johns Riverkeeper. Volunteer Orientations are held several times each year and offer valuable insight into our organization so that you feel trained and qualified to participate on our behalf at volunteer functions. For some volunteer tasks, you must have attended an orientation in order to participate. Learn about upcoming events on our Events section of our website.

St. Johns Riverkeeper volunteers are essential partners in our efforts to spread the word about OUR St. Johns River and why protecting it is so important. Thank you for helping us help the river!

Contact Information

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Tell Us About Yourself

Special skills:
  • Boating Expertise
  • Computer Skills
  • Graphic Design
  • Knowledge of Plants/Animals
  • Making Presentations to Groups
  • Microsoft Office
  • Photography
  • Social Media
  • Teaching
  • Working with children
  • Working with your hands
  • Writing Skills
Volunteer opportunities you might be interested in:
  • Algal Bloom Reporting: attend our Algal Bloom Workshop and help report algal bloom outbreaks on the St. Johns and tributaries.
  • Boat Trip Assistance: help register passengers, pass out boat trip guides and snacks, and provide staff assistance during our monthly 2-hour boat trips.
  • Cleanup Crew: help us clean up the waterways of the St. Johns River. From sites such as McCoys Creek to the main stem of the St. Johns.
  • Educational Program Assistance: help with kids crafts and games at festivals, classroom programs, science fairs and summer camp.
  • Event Assistance: help with outreach events (tabling, crafts, set-up/tear down, beer pouring, and door greeters.)
  • Event Planning: help with organizing and planning St. Johns Riverkeeper events like the Low Country Boil.
  • Fundraising: host a small event with friends and family to let them know about the organization and the cause.
  • Making Presentations to Groups: helping to visualize through presentations the issues affecting our waterways.
  • Office Assistance: helping collect and store news clippings, wrap notecards, stuff envelopes, etc. at our office at Jacksonville University.
  • Research Assistance: help research important and timely topics facing the St. Johns River.
  • River Patrol: help be the eyes and ears on the water from a boat, kayak or on land by submitting observation reports when you are on the water.
  • Social Media: help prepare posts using historic photos and organizational archives, write blog posts or other relevant information about timely issues.
Boat owner?
  • Canoe
  • Kayak
  • Motorboat (please specify type in Additional Comments box below)
  • Sailboat
  • Other (please specify in Additional Comments box below)
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