Audubon Ambassadors

A volunteer program for middle and high school students focusing on leadership and environmental stewardship.

Audubon Ambassadors serve a vital role in the work done at the Pascagoula River Audubon Center.

The Pascagoula River Audubon Center is recruiting middle and high school students interested in volunteering, learning leadership skills and earning service hours through the new Audubon Ambassadors program.

This extracurricular volunteer program will allow students to play a more active role in the preservation of the local environment while gaining valuable leadership skills and earning service hours. Desired candidates are those students who show exemplary performance both at school and in the community, who take initiative and are committed to protecting the environment.

There will be three Ambassador cohorts each year in the fall (September - December), spring (January - April) and summer (May - August). Each student volunteers a minimum of two hours per month, or 8 hours by the end of the cohort season. Once the student completes the cohort season, they are then considered an Audubon Ambassadors and are welcome to volunteer at any time. The Ambassador program does not offer financial compensation but will serve as service hour documentation and great start for building a resume and references.

Positions available:

Ambassadors of Education & Camps: Students who assist in the development and execution of lesson plans and learning material for educational programs at PRAC. Only students who are Ambassadors will be eligible to serve as camp counselors.

Ambassadors of Media: Students who help maintain PRAC’s presence on social media by creating various posts for Facebook and other platforms using Canva or other creative outlets.

Ambassadors of Wildlife: Students who keep the environment at PRAC safe for wildlife and visitors by maintaining the landscape and animals of the Center as well helping educate students on the animals present at PRAC.

Ambassador of Guest Services: Students who help maintain the daily happenings of the main center by answering the phone, keeping track of inventory for the gift shop, and assisting with facility rentals.

Click HERE to register as an Audubon Ambassador.  Applications for the Fall 2023 Cohort will close August 28.  Training will take place August 31 at 4:30 p.m.

Audubon Ambassador Rules

For more information about the Audubon Ambassador program, please call the Center at (228) 475-0825 or email

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