Save the Red Sea
Volunteers of all ages are always
needed. You can sign up for a few hours, days – or longer. Here is a list
of job descriptions.
Beach Clean Up. Although the
municipality tries to keep the beaches clean, more help is needed. Plastic
bags abound and often are blown into the sea where they kill sea creatures.
Volunteers are needed to clean up on the beach and under the water. Perfect
job for snorkelers, scuba divers, and non-swimmers. Location: Eilat and Aqaba
Bay Watch. Patrol the Coral
Beach Nature Reserve. Your job is to prevent visitors from swimming out of
the marked areas and to remind visitors that feeding the fish is forbidden.
Volunteers will be invited to snorkel along the protected coral reef at the
Reserve. Location: Eilat.
Bird Watching Center Maintenance.
The area is well-known as a bird migration center and is host to a variety
of birds. Volunteers are needed at the Eilat Birdwatching Center to help
maintain it and keep it clean. Location: Eilat.
Photographers. Volunteer from
behind a camera lens as you photo-document the activities in the area. Specific
assignments will be given out at the sign-up. Film and developing provided.
You bring the camera. Location: Eilat and Aqaba.
Office Work. The overworked
FoEME staff always has gal/guy Friday tasks to delegate. Location: Aqaba.
Special Projects. Tourists who
are in the area during a special project – Earth Day, Clean Up the World,
Reef Check – are welcome to help with organizing and staffing. Location:
Eilat and Aqaba.