Subject: Volunteers Wanted (fwd)

Mike Williamson (pita@www1.wheelock.edu)
Mon, 16 Jun 1997 12:15:45 -0400 (EDT)

Subject: Volunteers Wanted

MARMAMERS:  please spread the word to your southern California friends
about the following:

Seal & Sea Lion Rehab Facility Seeking Animal Care & Docent Volunteers

Laguna Beach, CA--  The Friends of the Sea Lion Marine Mammal Center
(FSL MMC) is seeking to expand our volunteer staff.  Positions are
available for both hands-on animal care workers as well as
presentation-leading Docents.  Volunteers must be 18 or older, and able
to dedicate themselves to one weekly 4-hour shift. Animal Care work
includes cleaning pens; assisting with feedings; assisting with medical
care; yard work, stuffing envelopes, painting, and interacting with
visitors.  Docents lead presentations for visitors, host lectures for
scheduled groups, manage gift shop operations and more. No experience is
necessary shifts are available almost all days of the week.

Interested candidates should call FSLMMC at 714/494-3050 and leave their
name and number to be contacted by our Volunteer Coordinator.

The Friends of the Sea Lion Marine Mammal Center is a non-profit
organization providing medical care and rehabilitation to rescued seals
and sea lions in Orange County. Founded in 1971, FSL MMC is a non-profit
(501c-3) organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and
release back to the wild sick and injured seals and sea lions that
inhabit Orange County beaches.  We treat up to 200 seals and sea lions
every year.  FSL MMC has a volunteer staff of 60 extensively trained
Animal Care Specialists, and up to 15 Docents.  In addition to our
animal rescue & rehabilitation program, FSL MMC hosts educational
presentations for classes of all ages at our facility, and also operates
an outreach program to  provide educational presentations on Orange
County's marine wildlife to classrooms throughout Southern California.