Volunteer Opportunities

GIVE BACK TO THE FISH

  • Volunteers are essential to the success of the International Game Fish Association.

  • Whether you are interested in fishing, boating, the environment, or just giving back to your community, your ideas and time can assist the IGFA.

  •  Our volunteers share their knowledge and enthusiasm of the aquatic world with customers and other volunteers. The shared experience expands your horizons.


    **We apologize for any inconvenience, but we are no longer taking in new volunteer applications at this time.**

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS 
  • Jr Camp Volunteer: Assist the Summer Camp Counselors with the day-to-day tasks of teaching our youth the basics of fishing and marine biology. Participate in numerous field trips with the campers and encourage them to be good stewards of the environment. Week-long commitments are required. 
     
  • Administrative Assistant: Typing, assembling data, computer data input, filing and answering phones, binding manuals, and assembling mailing packages.
     
  • Educational Program Assistant: Assist the Education Department staff with instructing school and youth programs.
  • World Records Assistant: Help with our world records department, certification of scales, test lines, samples submitted for world records, mailing and light filing. *This position has been filled*
  • Library Assistant: Help operate our 16,000-volume library. Assist members and guests in the research of archived records, visuals, and information pertaining to aquatic and environmental studies.
     

VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION/TRAINING

Attending an orientation/training session is an important first step to becoming an effective IGFA volunteer. Every new volunteer MUST attend an orientation before volunteering. Here you will learn a bit about the history of the IGFA and the benefits of volunteering with us. 


The next Orientation will be held on TBD

Additional documentation needed:

Copy of driver's license, state ID, or student ID AND copy of Social Security card.  
There is a non-refundable $10 registration and application fee due to the Volunteer Coordinator at the time of the orientation. In exchange, you will be provided with your first IGFA logo t-shirt, which is required as part of the dress code. 
Please bring these with you to the orientation.

Minimum age for volunteering is 15 years old. If service hours are court ordered, please contact the maintenance department at 954-924-4341. 


GRADE US

Been volunteering for a while? Finished your service hours? We want to hear from you! Let us know how we're doing or how we can improve.

Volunteer Program Evaluation Form

Mail it, email it, drop it off, send it by carrier pigeon, whatever, just get it to us!

VOLUNTEER CALENDAR

Total Hours Volunteered in 2014: 4,679!! 
Total Hours Volunteered in 2015: 1026!
(as of 5/12) 

The volunteer coordinator is available ONLY Monday - Friday from 9am - 5pmnot available on weekends.

 

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Sunday
Monday
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Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
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10am - 12pm Summer Camp Open House for Camp Parents 

1pm - 3pm Summer Camp Training for Camp Volunteers
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Memorial Day
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CONTACT INFORMATION

Lisa Morse
Volunteer and Education Coordinator

lmorse@igfa.org
Phone: (954) 924-4340
300 Gulf Stream Way
Dania Beach, FL 33004