Volunteer

Volunteer at Beaver Ponds!

We love volunteers.  We can always use an extra pair of hands or the donation of special skills. Whether it is helping out teaching classes with kids and adults, working to maintain the interpretive trail, working in our greenhouse, from assisting with animal care to identifying and counting tree and plant species or helping with our fiber program there is always lots to do at Beaver Ponds!  We also hold events throughout the year when we need volunteers.We greatly value the time and energy our volunteers invest in our mission, and in return we work hard to provide an interesting and educational volunteer experience.

Volunteer Projects

Lending an extra set of hands when school groups and other groups of children visit

Greeters during open houses and special events

Helping to maintain the trail

Assisting in curriculum development

Lending skills to social media tasks

Putting up flyers in Alma, Fairplay, and Breckenridge

Thanking donors with a phone call and/or hand written note

Administrative tasks

Auto/mechanic skills

Carpentry skills: help with various repair/maintenance projects

Have a skill set we don’t even know we need?  It happens ~ volunteers Greg and Diane have been mapping our native plants and creating a GPS database of the native and medicinal plants on the property…let us know if you would like to lend a hand to our mission of providing environmental education that gives individuals of all ages the tools and knowledge they need to become better stewards of the earth!

Greg and Diane Ambrose crop

To Volunteer

Please contact Kristin Barrett at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you teach a topic related to sustainable energy, ecology, sustainable agriculture, fiber arts, or forestry, and are interested in teaching here, we would like to talk to you about your ideas. Some compensation may be available.

If you are a student, we work with colleges and universities to create internships and other educational opportunities for students.  Learn more here.

 

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