The Volunteer Recruitment event will be held on Wednesday, November 6, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Deschutes National Forest, Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District, 63095 Deschutes Market Road, in Bend.
Volunteer Interpretive Ranger will represent the U.S. Forest Service at Mt. Bachelor leading snowshoe tours. Duties include helping visitors don snowshoes, safely guiding up to 50 people on a 1 mile snowshoe walk, and occasional snow removal. Volunteers are provided uniforms and training. Snowshoe Rangers are asked to commit to at least 4 hikes a month (or 2 days per month) from December 21, 2013 - March 30, 2014. Alpine Ski Rangers are asked to commit to at least 2 programs a month.
The Conservation Education Intern will help deliver education programs and classroom presentations to upper elementary and high school students and assist with outreach events. The Marketing Intern will help promote various Deschutes Children's Forest programs, assist with marketing materials and expand social media efforts. These two internships are part-time stipend positions lasting 10-12 weeks. Other internship opportunities with Discover Your Forest and the Newberry National Volcanic Monument will also be presented.
Individuals interested in other volunteer positions with the Deschutes National Forest are also welcomed to attend the recruitment event.
For more information contact Phil Meagher, Discover Your Forest’s Volunteer & Stewardship Coordinator at 541-383-5530 or email@example.com.