‘O-fishial’ March 2017 Volunteer Newsletter

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‘O-fishial’ February 2017 Volunteer Newsletter

‘Town Hall’ Volunteer Meeting

Thursday, March 16 4:00 pm 
Samueli Conference Center

The Chair of the Ocean Institute Executive Board would like to hold a ‘Town Hall’ type meeting to update you on what’s happening in Ocean Institute and hear your thoughts. Please join us for this meeting on Thursday! 

Directly Following the Town Hall Meeting…

All Ocean Institute volunteers, age 55 and above, are cordially invited to join us on Thursday, March 16th to hear about the OneOC RSVP Program (Retired Senior Volunteer Program). Come join us for cookies, coffee and conversation!

RSVP volunteers are eligible for annual recognition including the Presidential Volunteer Service Awards, special events and more. If you have already been volunteering with the Ocean Institute, after you complete the brief application, you will receive recognition this year!

RSVP is one of the largest senior volunteer organizations in the nation with more than 360,000 volunteers. OneOC hosts more than 800 RSVP volunteers in Orange County in education, STEM, health & nutrition and public safety programs. 

Jazz Festival – Volunteers Needed

March 24 and 25

The Ocean Institute turns 40 this year so we hope you will help us celebrate with two nights of exciting musical entertainment from Michael Paulo, Ray Parker, Jr., Gregg Karukas, and Kevin Toney!

Volunteers needed! We especially need more help on Saturday, March 25. Please considering volunteering at this incredible event. We need you to make it great. Click here to sign up today!

Summer Camp Volunteers 2017

Summer Camp Volunteer applications are now live! Please apply as soon as possible. There will be no lottery this year; it is first come first served. Summer Camp Volunteer training is set tentatively for May 20, 2017. Summer Camp Volunteers have a separate application available on our Volunteer Opportunities page. 

Earth Day

April 22

Celebrate Earth Day at Ocean Institute. Bee-Mindful is the theme of this years festivities. The Public Programs high school intern, Nicole Mandelbaum, will be running a special tie dye work shop using all natural dyes from native plants. All of these activities will need volunteers! Read more about them here.

Thank You to All Who Attended the Volunteer Awards Banquet!

2017 Volunteer Awards Banquet