Citizen Scientist Volunteer

** We are suspending volunteer participation for our Vancouver Water Monitoring Program until further notice. If you have any questions please reach out to our Program Manager, Sadie Caron, at [email protected] **

What is citizen science? According to National Geographic, "Citizen science is the practice of public participation and collaboration in scientific research to increase scientific knowledge. Through citizen science, people share and contribute to data monitoring and collection programs." We aim to connect people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds, to their local waters, by collecting water quality data, sharing that data for free, online, on our website and Swim Guide, and engaging them in citizen science practices through volunteer opportunities (below) and pollution reports.

Volunteer Shifts

There are currently no volunteer shifts scheduled. Be sure to check back soon!

Thanks to our supporters

Lush
MEC
Patagonia
Smak
Tides
Sitka
Woodtone
TD Friends of the Environment
Telus
Progressive Waste Solutions
Ocean Ambassadors
RBC Blue Water Project
BC Hydro
DM Foundation
City of North Vancouver
Jack Johnson
Flowlink