Submitted by USFS, Pacific Northwest Region, Deschutes National Forest
VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT EVENT TO BE HELD NEXT WEEK
BEND –The Deschutes National Forest in partnership with the non-profit stewardship organization, Discover Your Forest, is hosting a Volunteer Recruitment Event next week. Volunteers are needed to support educational and interpretive programs at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Mt Bachelor, and other locations.
The Volunteer Recruitment event will be held on Thursday, April 7th, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Deschutes National Forest, Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District, 63095 Deschutes Market Road, in Bend. The event is focused on recruiting volunteers to serve as Rangers; however, people interested in other volunteer opportunities are also welcome to attend the event.
Volunteer Rangers represent the U.S. Forest Service at Lava Lands Visitor Center, Lava River Cave, Lava Butte, Paulina Visitor Center, Mt Bachelor, and other locations on the Forest. Duties include delivering formal interpretive talks, assisting in Junior Ranger programs and providing guided hikes and tours. Volunteers are provided uniforms and training. Volunteers who serve as Rangers are asked to commit to at least 1 day per week from early May to Sept 30th, 2016.
For more information contact Stacey Cochran, Discover Your Forest’s Volunteer and Event Coordinator at 541-383-5530 or firstname.lastname@example.org.