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Beach Slam!

Our annual Beach Slam will be held on Sunday, September 22! We need lots of event support to make this free family fun day a success. Find out more about how you can be a part of the fun!

Shoreline Cleanups

Cleanups are an easy way for groups, individuals and families to get involved. Take a look at our latest cleanup opportunities and sign up!

Storm Drain Marking with The Buckeye Brook Coalition

Save The Bay is partnering with the Buckeye Brook Coalition to mark storm drains in the watershed on Sunday, August 25. These markers say "No Dumping - Drains to Buckeye Brook" and are an important way of protecting the Brook and the Bay. Find out more and join the team!

Scallop Restoration

Come and help Save The Bay restore scallops in Point Judith Pond! Check out this video on the project. Volunteers are needed to help deploy scallops and scallop cages, and to do shoreline monitoring counting baby scallops. Divers needed as well as shoreline volunteers. Spat counts will take place throughout the season. Learn more about this great project! 

Volunteer at the Save The Bay Exploration Center this Summer

Save The Bay’s aquarium at Easton’s Beach in Newport is set to reopen this summer. We are looking for volunteers who would like to help this summer when we reopen in mid-July.  Find out more about volunteering at the aquarium!

Save The Bay South Coast Center Volunteers Needed

Save The Bay is opening a new center in at 8 Broad Street, Westerly! We are seeking volunteers to staff the site and help care for the marine creatures and their tanks, answer phones, and help visitors. Find out more!

Office Volunteers Needed

Would you like to support Save The Bay in our office? We have mailing, data entry, filing, reception work and more in our fun, fast paced office. Learn how you can help out!

High Tide Monitoring Volunteers Needed

We have some sites that have opened up and are in need of flood monitoring volunteers. If you have a camera and are comfortable going out taking some high tide flood photos for us on the dates we send out each month, we'd love to have your help! See if there's a site in your area!


Ongoing Volunteer Needs


Help Us Eliminate Cigarette Butts! Join the Butt Brigade!

Sign up your family, business, class, or yourself to participate in our new Butt Brigade program!

Be A Cleanup Champion - Host A Cleanup Supply Drive Today!

Help support Save The Bay's popular shoreline and community cleanup programs by hosting a Cleanup Supply Drive in your area! Find out how to get started with this great project.

Storm Drain Marking Leaders Needed

Thanks to funding from REI, Save The Bay is kicking off a Clean Beaches & Waterways for All program. Save The Bay is combining its two popular volunteer programs - Shoreline Cleanups & Storm Drain Markings - to maximize community visibility and environmental impact to Narragansett Bay and its watershed. The goal is to conduct storm drain markings in each area we are hosting a shoreline or community cleanup in for the 2012 season. Become a Storm Drain Marking Leader!

Be a StormSmart Reporter

Save The Bay and CRMC are working together to engage volunteers in monitoring the impact of coastal storms around the state with the StormSmart Storm Reporter Volunteer Program. Volunteers are needed to assist the two group with documenting the effects of storms on the Rhode Island coast. Slides are available for review for you to learn more about the program and  how to navigate the website, and allow volunteers to sign up for monitoring sites. Find out how to get involved in this innovative program!

Save The Bay uses volunteers on a project need basis. All volunteer opportunities are posted here and emailed out every 2 weeks. Volunteers can participate in projects that are of interest to them and fit their schedule. There is no requirement of how many hours you need to give annually to serve as a Save The Bay volunteer. 

To have ongoing volunteer opportunities emailed to you, click here to sign up for volunteer email updates. For questions, please contact the volunteer manager at volunteer@savebay.org or 401-272-3540, x130.

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