VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

The Kids Ecology Corps


BEACH EXPLORER

We Need YOU!

 

BEACH CLEAN-UP AND SCAVENGER HUNT

for kids of all ages! 

 

Join KIDS ECOLOGY CORPS
and the CITY of FORT LAUDERDALE
for a Family Beach Clean-up!

October 11th      Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel

October 25th   Atlantic Hotel and Spa

November 22nd Sonesta Fort Lauderdale

December 13th Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

 

All events will take place in Fort Lauderdale, Saturday mornings from 9 AM to 12 noon.


 CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

and for more detailed information

Enjoy a fun day of volunteering!
 

Come learn about our beach and ocean environment

and how to protect and preserve our beautiful 

Fort Lauderdale Beach!

The mornings activities will begin with an entertaining and educational program about preserving our local Corel Reefs and Marine Life.

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The day continues with a Beach Clean-Up and fun Scavenger Hunt!

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The day ends with a “Show and Tell” of what was found.

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Prizes and Refreshments! 

 

 

This is another opportunity to volunteer with Kids Ecology Corps and the City of Fort Lauderdale to help protect and preserve our fragile Coral Reefs and precious Marine Life. 

 

Please contact Joan Starr at (561) 866-6757 or e-mail 

joanstarr@kidsecologycorps.org for more information.


Kids Ecology Corps

Snyder Park

3299 Sw 4th Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

www.kidsecologycorps.org

954 524-0366


This is a Walmart supported “Watershed to the Reef” Program produced in Partnership with the City of Lauderdale, through a grant initiated by the Chamber of Commerce Beach Business Improvement District (BID).
 We wish to thank the Atlantic Hotel and Spa, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel, and the Sonesta Fort Lauderdale for graciously providing meeting room & media facilities and refreshments.

Nature Trail Grooming at Snyder Park

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014   9:00 AM-12:00 PM

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014   9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Volunteers will be doing Nature Trail maintenance – pruning plants and small trees, clearing paths of debris, and removing overgrown and invasive vines.

Volunteers working away March 2014

Important Volunteer Information:

  •     Proper attire is a t-shirt and long pants – things you do not mind getting dirty!
  •     No flip-flops or sandals. All volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes.
  •     Due to the outdoor activity, it is recommended all volunteers wear a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent, plus bring their own water and snack.
  •     All tools will be provided by Kids Ecology Corps; however, we would request that you bring a fresh pair of garden gloves to donate to a worthy cause!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

To speed up signing in on the day of the event, CLICK HERE to fill out a waiver. Please print it out and bring it with you on your volunteer day.

Volunteers 11-14 must have an adult volunteering alongside them; 15 and older may volunteer without adult present.

Snyder Park
3299 SW 4th Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
954 524-0366
For more information, please contact Joan Starr at joanstarr@kidsecologycorps.org

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September 20, 2014

Snyder Park
3299 SW 4th Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

group paintingPainting at Snyder Park with Kids Ecology Corps

Kids Ecology Corps provides service learning opportunities for youth and adult volunteers at Snyder Park.  Project Volunteers need to be 15 years old or older. Join KEC as we paint park benches and picnic tables for our educational locations in the Park.

Your service to the park will be combined with an
educational learning opportunity and nature walk.

Important Volunteer Information:

  • Proper attire is a t-shirt and long pants – things you do not mind getting dirty/painty!

  • No flip-flops or sandals. All volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes.

  • Due to the outdoor activity, it is recommended all volunteers wear a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent, plus bring their own water and snack.

To speed up registration on the day of the event, please complete this required form for each volunteer and bring it with you:  click here for the link.

To register for the event, CLICK HERE

If you need further information, contact Joan Starr at joanstarr@kidsecologycorps.org.

 

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Serve the Environment at Snyder Park with Kids Ecology Corps

The third Saturday of every month – February through June

Click Here to Register

Saturday June 21st, 2014

If you need assistance registering a team or family to volunteer, contact jennifer@handsonbroward.org

If you need additional program information, contact joanstarr@kidsecologycorps.org

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Saturday, April 26th, 2014

flourish

 

In Partnership with the CITY OF FORT LAUDERDALE and Renourish Fort Lauderdale 2014, KIDS ECOLOGY CORPS will lead volunteers in clearing & mulching the CITRIX URBAN FOREST and LEARNING LABORATORY in SNYDER PARK for a Citrix sponsored Free midweek elementary HOME SCHOOL Educational Field Trip Enrichment Program to begin July 2014.

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 The Snyder Park Program will be open to all home schoolers. Educational programs
will be held outdoors offering hands on interactive fun programs about Nutrition, Food Preparation and Physical Fitness, Edible Native Food Growing, Conservation and Sustainability of our natural resources, and creating “Great Art” using found objects,
a lesson in recycling and reusing.

Click Here To Register

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Here is another opportunity to participate with Kids Ecology Corps!

Also on Saturday April 26th, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH PARK CLEAN-UP

A Fort Lauderdale Cares Day Community Service Family Event

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A Program of Kids Ecology Corps

in Partnership with the City of Fort Lauderdale Neighbor Volunteer OfficeFtL Beach

Help clear the beach of objects harmful to ocean and beach life!
Learn about how to protect our beautiful ocean, coral reefs, sea turtles
and all ocean creatures
If you have a Smart Phone please bring it download a unique “debris counter” app to use during the clean-up.
Prizes!
FREE Parking at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park
Near the Bahia Mar Hotel on AIA and directly across from Oasis Cafe

FtL beach 2The meeting place:

The picnic area just north of the public restrooms

Click Here to Register

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The Kids Ecology Corps at Snyder Park

3299 S.W. 4TH Avenue – Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33315 | Phone (954) 524-0366 E-mail: kec@kidsecologycorps.org

The Kids Ecology Corps is a program of Partners in Action, Inc., a 501(c) (3) nonprofit charitable organization founded in 1981, providing educational, cultural and leadership experience to young people encouraging immediate, positive, environmental action. And, continuous, determined action is making Environmental Harmony an idea whose time has come.
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