Opportunity Details

2019 RGV Coastal Expo

Sponsoring Program: Coastal Expo

Coastal Expo is a fun, family-oriented event with hands-on activities for all ages! Visitors see and touch crabs, sea stars and other coastal animals; view a glass-bottom stream; learn what washes up on Texas coast; fish for live catfish and participate in other great activities. In the process, they learn about Texas coastal ecosystems, why they are important and how to protect them.

Website: http://tpwd.texas.gov/landwater/water/conservation/coastalexpo/

This opportunity has multiple shifts, see schedule tab to sign up.

02/06/2019

Assist City of Edinburg staff with set-up for the RGV Coastal Expo event.

Notes: Be prepared to assist with setting up tents, tables and chairs, etc. You will be working outside. Dress for the weather.

Available Positions:  250

Sign up for: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


02/07/2019

Volunteers will be working with school children to educate them about the natural resources in the Rio Grande Valley and the coast. No experience necessary. Training will be provided at the event.

Notes: All volunteers will receive a free Coastal Expo t-shirt. Drink and snacks/lunch will be provided. Please remember to bring a water bottle, hat, and sunglasses. Be prepared for all types of weather. Event happening rain or shine.

Available Positions:  250

Sign up for: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm


02/07/2019

Volunteers will be working with school children to educate them about the natural resources in the Rio Grande Valley and the coast. No Experience necessary. Training will be provided at the event.

Notes: All volunteers will receive a free Coastal Expo t-shirt. Drink and snacks/lunch will be provided. Please remember to bring a water bottle, hat, and sunglasses. Be prepared for all types of weather. Event happening rain or shine.

Available Positions:  249

Sign up for: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


02/07/2019

Volunteers will be working with school children to educate them about the natural resources in the Rio Grande Valley and the coast. No experience necessary. Training will be provided at the event.

Notes: All volunteers will receive a free Coastal Expo t-shirt. Drink and snacks will be provided. Please remember to bring a water bottle, hat, and sunglasses. Be prepared for all types of weather. Event happening rain or shine.

Available Positions:  250

Sign up for: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


02/08/2019

Volunteers will be working with school children to educate them about the natural resources in the Rio Grande Valley and the coast. No experience necessary. Training will be provided at the event.

Notes: All volunteers will receive a free Coastal Expo t-shirt. Drink and snacks/lunch will be provided. Please remember to bring a water bottle, hat, and sunglasses. Be prepared for all types of weather. Event happening rain or shine.

Available Positions:  249

Sign up for: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm


02/08/2019

Volunteers will be working with school children to educate them about the natural resources in the Rio Grande Valley and the coast. No Experience necessary. Training will be provided at the event.

Notes: All volunteers will receive a free Coastal Expo t-shirt. Drink and snacks/lunch will be provided. Please remember to bring a water bottle, hat, and sunglasses. Be prepared for all types of weather. Event happening rain or shine.

Available Positions:  250

Sign up for: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


02/08/2019

Volunteers will be working with school children to educate them about the natural resources in the Rio Grande Valley and the coast. No experience necessary. Training will be provided at the event.

Notes: All volunteers will receive a free Coastal Expo t-shirt. Drink and snacks will be provided. Please remember to bring a water bottle, hat, and sunglasses. Be prepared for all types of weather. Event happening rain or shine.

Available Positions:  250

Sign up for: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


Facility: Edinburg Municipal Park

Region: Gulf Coast, South Texas Plains

714 South Raul Longoria

Edinburg, TX 78539

956-381-9922

Facility: Edinburg Municipal Park


Coastal Expo will be located at the Edinburg World Birding Center and Edinburg Municipal Park

Minimum Age: 12

Coastal Expo

Holly Grand

(361) 825-3993

No experience necessary- we will train you the day of the event! Come dressed appropriately for the weather. Bring sunglasses, hats, sunscreen and bug repellent and water. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and lunch!

Be prepared for all types of weather. Event happening rain or shine