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Be an Earth Hero.  We offer environmental stewardship opportunities students love!

The Pacific Beach Coalition welcomes youth and student volunteers of all ages to earn credit and complete their service hours while giving back to community and learning more about protecting and preserving our ocean, beaches, coastline and natural beauty that we all enjoy and appreciate!

Students can participate in our short or long-term volunteer opportunities, and apply their volunteer time towards earning credit or fulfilling community service requirements for high school graduation, college or university graduation, and/or the college application process.

Get Your Community Service Hours Verified

Come to our monthly beach cleanups or habitat restoration events to get community service hours. Or during COVID, join our Street to Beach Cleanups program to get your hours verified. Please follow the instructions listed here to have our site captains approve your hours.

Other Short Term Opportunities

  • Participating in a beach cleanup
  • Helping our crew during at one of our larger events (Earth Day, Surf Movie, Coastal Cleanup Day, etc)
  • Collecting data and spreading the word about our Tobacco Litter Reduction campaign
  • Documenting our programs and activities through pictures and videos

More Long Term Opportunities

  • Becoming a site captain assistant
  • Writing for our website
  • Helping to raise money, or recruit new volunteers
  • Taking ownership of a new environmental campaign

If your school requires a form to be completed and signed by us, submit your form to a cleanup, our site captain will be happy to fill it out at the end of your participation. If you don’t have the form, remember to get your site captain’s email.

If you are interested or looking for more information, visit our contact us page.

Download a blank community service hour form.

Download this flyer and print it for your school or youth group!