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Sea Turtle Conservancy @ Barrier Island Sanctuary Management & Education Center
8385 S. Highway A1A
Melbourne Beach, FL
DescriptionThe Barrier Island Center is located between the Indian River Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean on the barrier island in south Melbourne Beach, Florida. The Center is a modern environmental education facility with an interactive exhibit hall, auditorium, classroom, gift shop, observation deck and unique interpretive hiking trail that weaves through a cross section of the barrier island habitats. Located in the heart of the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, home to the largest sea turtle nesting population in the U.S., the Barrier Island Center serves as the Refuge Visitor Center.
Brevard County’s Environmentally Endangered Lands Program and Sea Turtle Conservancy partner at the Barrier Island Center to host a variety of environmental education activities for visiting schools, local residents and tourists designed to foster appreciation and stewardship of the barrier island’s native habitats, sea turtles and wildlife.
ResponsibilitiesAssist with the following tasks:
Fundraising for Event Sponsorships and Silent Auctions
Fielding Turtle Walk Reservations
Preparing Daily Reports, Merchandise Ordering and Stocking for Gift Shop
Fielding Summer Camp Reservations and Developing Activities
Conducting Study Trips for Schools & Scouts
Participating in Community Outreach Events
Developing/Implementing Children, Adult and Family Monthly Special Events