Volunteers

There are many ways that you can join our team and give back to a program that is important to you!

You can help with boat-maintenance, trip-preparation, pre and post season preparations.

You can help us deliver leadership workshops for schools, community groups or answer questions at trade shows.

You can help us reach more people by administering or contributing to our Facebook, Twitter, newsletter, video and media promotions.

You can help us with mail-outs, distributing brochures, posting posters, entering data and preparing special events.

You can serve on a committee and provide your expertise (committees include Boat Donations, Fundraising, Finances, Marketing, Business Model Development, Program Development)

Contact us to discuss how you can contribute!

Sea School Volunteers

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John Furness
Owner/Web Designer Simple Square

John has been involved with the Sea School since 2007 when he first took the Surfboard Building Program. Since that time he has donated his time helping out with the Surfboard Building Program and with the Sea School's web site. This current version of the site was designed and built by John.

John owns and operates Simple Square an online web design and development agancy that builds highly interactive and visual online experiences that precisely represent his clients and their work. His skill set is benefited most by highly motivated organizations or individuals with a creative visual product or complex ideal that are ready to take the next step online.

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Phoebe Owen
Alumni - Volunteer

Phoebe went on her first Sea School trip, a 10-day sailing expedition, when she was 16. She came back for a 7-day the next summer, then spent the following year in Australia traveling and working as a deckhand on a tall ship, but it wasn't nearly as good as living on Dorothea, so she returned to Nova Scotia and spent the summer doing another 7-day trip and then sailing as Leading Crew on a 21-day and another 10-day. Phoebe worked as the Enrollment Coordinator from 2007-2011, and will continue to be an enthusiastic volunteer.