We love volunteers and have many opportunities for full & part-time residents to get involved in big or small ways.

Check here for one-time opportunities like May Day or the Beach Cleanup.

Thank you for your interest in helping us preserve the ecology of Mayne Island for future generations.

Education Assistant

When: Approximately 8 Wednesday afternoons until June Where: Various, Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Open Volunteer Spots: 2

This volunteer position will involve accompanying our staff on field trips with youth to deliver nature-based education. There are approximately 8 field trips between October 2018 and June 2019. Each field trip is 2-3 hours long, and they are all…Find Out More

Events and Programs Volunteers

When: Monthly meetings; 1 hour assisting at the Saturday Market ; 1 to 2 shifts per season Assisting at events – 2 to 3 hours when available Where: Various venues around Mayne Island Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

We’re looking for people with good communication and research skills to help us organize and deliver a variety of community events. Working with a group of Conservancy members (and led by a member of the Board of Directors along with…Find Out More

Natural History Writer

When: About one article a month. Where: Your home Open Volunteer Spots: 3

We’re looking for a volunteer who can write engaging content about natural history on Mayne Island for our website and Facbook page. Content must be relevant, accurate, and targeted to a broad audience. This position would suit someone interested in…Find Out More

Data Entry & Accounting Assistant

When: About 10 hours a month. Where: Your home Open Volunteer Spots: 1

Volunteer from home as a Conservancy bookkeeping assistant. Responsibilities: Enter bank deposit information by payor/member/receipt to produce monthly summaries of income types and validate member status based on payment of dues. Typical documents include physical bank deposit forms, electronic fund…Find Out More

Marine Citizen Scientists

Where: Various shores, Mayne Island Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Volunteer to help Mayne Conservancy complete field surveys in the marine environment around Mayne Island. Participating in one of our annual marine mapping programs is a great way to learn about the local marine environment and share your passion for…Find Out More


When: About an hour to three hours per month. Where: Your home Open Volunteer Spots: 2

Are you passionate about communication? Do you want to help a worthwhile conservation organization from your own home? We need a… Volunteer Webmaster for the Mayne Island Conservancy website. Duties: Assist in the administration of the Mayne Island Conservancy website…Find Out More