Volunteer Opportunities

Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument relies on volunteers to assist in various projects in the continuing effort to "bring the place to the people." See information below for various volunteer opportunities.

Mokupāpapa Discovery Center volunteers engaging with the public at an outreach table at Mokupāpapa Discovery Center.
Image: NOAA

Monument Office and Mokupāpapa Discovery Center

We frequently need eager and enthusiastic personalities to help us in numerous roles. Volunteers should have excellent communication skills and an interest in the Monument, marine ecosystems and environmental issues. Contact Virginia Branco, Monument Volunteer Coordinator at virginia.branco@noaa.gov or 808-933-8180.

Habitat Restoration Volunteer, Kure Atoll Wildlife Sanctuary

The State of Hawaiʻi’s Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is seeking Habitat Restoration Volunteers for work at Kure Atoll Wildlife Sanctuary in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

Read full Position Description here.

Friends of Midway Atoll (FOMA) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Volunteers

There are two ways to volunteer. Work as a USFWS volunteer or help FOMA with specific tasks that help FOMA reach their broader goals and objectives. Each has different levels of time commitment and requires different skills sets, but all paths lead to a greater connection with Midway Atoll, a remarkable place, its history and wildlife.

Read position descriptions here.