Volunteer

Volunteer With the NPCA

Volunteer With the NPCA
Why Volunteer?
  • Learn a new skill and meet new people;
  • Support local conservation projects;
  • Get outdoors and enjoy some physical activity;
  • Share your knowledge and skills with others;
  • Earn community service hours for your high school diploma;
  • Gain job experience and training.

Who Can Volunteer?
  • Individuals;
  • Co-op students;
  • Community groups;
  • School groups;
  • Corporate groups.

Marsh Monitoring at NPCA Conservation Areas:

Surveying Amphibians

March-June (3 surveys, time/date chosen by volunteer)

Identify frogs/toads in one of our Conservation Areas. Volunteers will need to commit to surveying three times during the spring and early summer. Surveys should be conducted at least 15 days apart. We will give you all the instructions you need. This information is collected as part of the Bird Studies Canada Marsh Monitoring Program. The surveys are completed by the volunteer, an NPCA staff person will not be doing the surveys with you.

Bird Surveys

Mid-May-early July (2 occasions chosen by volunteer)

Identify marsh birds in one of our Conservation Areas. Volunteers will need to commit to surveying two times during the spring and early summer. Surveys should be conducted at least 10 days apart. We will give you all the instructions you need. This information is collected as part of the Bird Studies Canada Marsh Monitoring Program. The surveys are completed by the volunteer, an NPCA staff person will not be doing the surveys with you.

If you are interested in volunteering with the NPCA, please send an email to our volunteer coordinator, Kerry Royer kroyer@npca.ca or call 905-788-3135 x234.