National marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers closed to the public; waters remain open

NOAA's national marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers are closed to the public while the waters remain open for responsible use in accordance with CDC guidance and local regulations. More information on the response from NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries can be found on


Volunteer with Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary and significantly contribute to our ongoing education and conservation efforts. In return, you can explore interests, develop marketable skills, enrich your own education, discover new talents, have fun, and make a difference.

Sanctuary Volunteers
Visitors at the Cape Cod Maritime Festival try their hand
at mapping a mock shipwreck. Such events offer volunteers a fun
opportunity to educate the public about sanctuary resources.
Courtesy of NOAA/SBNMS.

We’re building the Stellwagen Bank Sanctuary Volunteer Program now!

  • Visit this page for updates. Check the Stellwagen Bank Sanctuary Advisory Council page for openings, too.
  • Complete a volunteer application (PDF file, 32KB). We’ll keep you in mind for opportunities as they arise. Fax or mail the completed, signed form to:

    Anne-Marie Runfola, Volunteer Coordinator
    Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
    175 Edward Foster Road
    Scituate, MA 02066
    Fax: 781-545-8036

  • Contact Anne-Marie with questions and ideas:, or 781-545-8026
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