Volunteer with Us!
Bear-Paw relies on the volunteer efforts of people like YOU to get the job done. Volunteers staff our board and committees, support our special events, and help with other Bear-Paw activities. Listed below are just some of the opportunities available to volunteers. We can tailor jobs to fit your skills and time-constraints. Training is provided when necessary.
Outreach, education, and special events
Our Outreach and Education Committee often needs help to educate the public on Bear-Paw, local land conservation efforts, special events, and upcoming field trips. Tasks are varied but could include: serving on the committee, staffing information tables, posting flyers, contacting local officials to promote programs in their area, coordinating event logistics, assisting with set-up and tear-down, attending field trips and helping with group management, and updating information on the web site. The list of possibilities is very long! Skills: Strong communication and organization skills.
Hours: Vary depending upon project or activity
With over 400 members, Bear-Paw's Membership Development Committee needs help with a variety of tasks such as serving on the committee, filing, stuffing packets, helping with small mailings, copying, shredding paperwork, etc. Skills: Accuracy, attention to detail, familiarity with office equipment.
Hours: Weekdays at your convenience
Land protection and stewardship
Our Land Protection Committee and staff need volunteers to serve on the committee, monitor conservation easements, and assistance with land protection projects. Skills: Accuracy, attention to detail, some good research skills.
Hours: As needed, weekdays
Board and Committee Members
Bear-Paw has a volunteer, hard working board and we are always looking for new members. They set policy as well as complete the work of the organization.