To learn more about the following volunteer opportunities, and to get application instructions, please contact Molly Dougherty, director of volunteer programs, at (503) 802-8100 or firstname.lastname@example.org (unless otherwise noted).
Restore native vegetation by clearing invasives at Camassia Natural Area in West Linn and/or Sandy River Gorge Preserve. Must be physically fit and able to work once a month for a year. Orientations held as needed.
Handle incoming calls, greet visitors and more during a 4-hour weekly commitment (several possible shift times available).
Join us to help with office projects such as mailings, data entry, research, filing and more. Volunteer Night runs most Wednesdays from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. You are welcome to call us at (503) 802-8100 on Wednesday afternoons to see what projects are in store for the evening. And, if you're interested in becoming a Volunteer Night Leader, please let us know!
Website Designer (Eugene)
Gain skills in website design while helping conserve Oregon's natural beauty! Develop a website for the Rivers to Ridges Partnership, a collaborative of organizations — including The Nature Conservancy — dedicated to improving the quality of life for residents in the upper Willamette Valley. Collect content, design and format website while working together with Conservancy staff to ensure best representation of the Partnership, and work to develop future website maintenance plans. Working knowledge of common software applications, web design programs, and ability to create and design a website is required. Position length: maximum of three months. Time commitment: 20-30 hours estimated. To apply, please submit a cover letter and your resume to email@example.com. Application deadline: May 28, 2013
Preserve Stewardship Assistant (Eugene)
Help protect and manage important habitats and advance our mission by assisting with preserve maintenance, habitat restoration, species monitoring and general office management. Duties may include mapping using GPS, GIS data entry, planting and weeding at our native plant nursery, native plant seed collection, planting native shrubs and trees, invasive species removal and other general preserve management tasks as needed. Time commitment of one to two days (Monday – Friday) per week for 12 weeks starting in mid-June preferred. To request a position description and learn how to apply, please contact Molly Dougherty at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline: May 24, 2013
Learn about the Conservancy’s work in Wallowa County and contribute to key conservation projects while helping with a variety of projects. Tasks include data entry, mailings, managing supplies and files and more. Time commitment is six to 10 hours/week for a minimum of six months.
Want to live in one of the most beautiful areas in Oregon? Be a Zumwalt Prairie Preserve volunteer caretaker! Duties include conducting facility maintenance and stewardship activities, maintaining a presence on the preserve, and providing information to occasional visitors and neighbors. Space for a self-provided trailer or motor home is available on the preserve. Time commitment of 20 hours per week for a minimum of four weeks between May and November required.
Thursday Volunteer Field Crew
Join the Thursday Crew! Our weekly volunteer group meets local Conservancy preserves to help with projects including weed removal, rare species monitoring, fencing and more. Contact Teresa Fernandez at email@example.com or (541) 770-7933 ext. 5# to be added to the listserv.