Oil Spill Volunteering: Volunteer, Ways To Help In Gulf
Oil Spill Volunteers Website: How To Volunteer For the Gulf Oil Spill Clean Up Effort
As the oil continues to leak into the Gulf of Mexico more and more people are looking for opportunities to help and perhaps do volunteer work to help clean up the oil spill.
There is a central website that has various ways volunteers can help out. It is called Oil Spill Volunteers.
Each State has a volunteer hot line of its own.
If you live outside of any above states be warned that there are more volunteers than available positions despite the seemingly slow pace of work being portrayed on TV news.
- Pascagoula River Audubon Center - "If you are interested in being trained to help wash oiled birds, please email the Center (contact us) with your Full Name and phone number. We are being inundated with phone calls for volunteer request, please use the contact link to submit your information."
- Mobile Bay National Estuary Program - If you live in Alabama: Interested volunteers are asked to provide contact information to the MBNEP office by phone at 251- 431-6409 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana - Collecting volunteer information for Louisiana