While some of ISEA volunteer positions do not require training, we do train volunteers who wish to be a Schoolship instructor, crew on the schooner Inland Seas or Utopia, or be an instructor for the underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) program. Please complete the 2018 Volunteer Training Signups form if you are interested in participating in one of the following trainings.
Schoolship Instructor Evening Trainings
At NMC’s Freshwater Studies Building, Room 112 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm – Sign up for one or more.
March 5: Overview + Weather + Stewardship
March 12: Benthos
March 19: Water Quality
March 26: Plankton
April 2: Fish
April 9: Seamanship
April 16: Microplastics
Schoolship Instructor All-Day Trainings
At Inland Seas Education Center from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – All-day trainings cover all topics above.
April 23: New Instructor All-Day Training
April 26: Returning Instructor All-Day Training
ROV Instructor Training
April 19: ROV Instructor Training, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Location TBD
Crew Evening Trainings
At Inland Seas Education Center from 5:30 – 8:00 pm
March 15: Welcome + Way of a Ship + Knots & Line Handling
March 22: Ship Safety + Knots & Line Handling
March 29: Safety & Maintenance + Knots & Line Handling
April 5: Engineering + Knots & Line Handling
April 12: Line Handling & Knots