Download a Volunteer Application by clicking on the link: ASGD Volunteer Application Fill out the application and email it to: Community Outreach Coordinator at email@example.com or mail it to: Audubon Society of Greater Denver 9308 South Wadsworth Blvd. Littleton, CO 80128
Audubon Society of Greater Denver Volunteer Open House
Friday, January 30, 9am – 11am
Do you love nature? Are you passionate about Colorado ecosystems and wildlife? ASGD is always in need of wonderful volunteers to assist with a variety of projects and programs, from fundraising to office work, special events to field trips, and much more! If you are looking for a new way to give back to your community, we would love to share more with you about the Audubon Society of Greater Denver and learn about your unique gifts and talents.
Meeting Place: Audubon Center at Chatfield
Leaders: Audubon Staff Members Karl Brummert, Emily Hertz, Kate Hogan and ASGD Volunteers
Please call our office at 303-973-9530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Report your volunteer hours: We need your hours! Our volunteers are the life force of ASGD and we want to be able to show it. Your volunteer hours become a part of our grant proposals, financial audit, and other reports. By demonstrating our community support (that’s you!), we can secure more funding for our programs and projects. Plus, we want to be able to recognize and thank you for your contributions. To report your hours, click on the ASGD Volunteer Sign-In link above. This will take you to our Volgistics account. Just sign in with your user name and password and record your hours. Thank you for all the time you give to our organization. We really appreciate your energy, enthusiasm, and time!
Audubon Naturalist Training
If you love the outdoors, love to teach, and want to learn about what’s living in your backyard– join our education community and become an Audubon Naturalist! Audubon Naturalist Training: The Audubon Naturalist Training Program offers 90 hours of classroom and field training. We bring in field experts to teach classes on: Ecosystems, Ecology, Geology, Plants, Insects, Reptiles, Amphibians, Bird & Raptor Identification, Mammals and Interpretive Guide Techniques. This training prepares people of all experience levels to become naturalists for our public and/or school environmental education programs. The training is held September-September. Pre-registration is required. 15 participants maximum. When: September-September, Training offered annually. Where: Audubon Center at Chatfield (11280 Waterton Rd. Littleton CO 80128) **We host an Audubon Naturalist Information Session one night in August at the Audubon Center at Chatfield regarding this training. If you’re thinking about becoming a naturalist, please give us a call and/or join us for this session to ask any questions about the training and visit our nature center. To register/more information please contact: email@example.com or 303-973-9530. Naturalist Training Flyer 2014-15 Naturalist Training Brochure 2014-15 What is a Naturalist? Naturalist Training Registration Form Audubon Naturalist Training Program Schedule 2014-15
Internship Positions 2014–2015
The Audubon Society of Greater Denver is currently seeking two creative, highly motivated and energetic individuals to assist in implementing education programs as part of a team of talented and experienced staff and volunteers! This position starts in January 2015—May 2015 with a possible summer extension. Must be currently attending college/university and pursuing or holding a degree in education, environmental science, biology, or related fields. Click Here for details. Applications are due by November 26, 2014.
Serve on a Committee
Usually, you can join in at anytime by attending committee meetings, contacting the committee chair for special assignments.
- Conservation Committee – Reviews & takes action on issues affecting the environment. Contact Polly Reetz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Field Trips & Travel Committee – Plans and leads classes, field trips and travel adventures for members and the general public. Contact Harriet Stratton at email@example.com.
- Development Committee – Coordinates the fundraising activities for ASGD. Contact Karl Brummert at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Spring Benefit Committee – Solicits donations for the annual auction fundraiser and coordinates logistics for the event. Contact us at email@example.com.
- Colorado Bluebird Project – Plans and coordinates education programs and projects year-round to promote improved habitat and nesting sites for bluebirds and citizen science research. Contact Kevin Corwin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a list of the most common and frequent volunteer opportunities. It is not meant to be a complete listing.
- Office Angels – Volunteers assist with the daily operations of ASGD. Contact Rhonda Shank at email@example.com.
- Audubon Center Stewards – While the majority of projects happen between April and September, there are usually maintenance jobs that we need help with every month of the year. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The most common service projects at the Audubon Center are:
- Gardeners – Help maintain and improve our native habitat gardens.
- Weed Warriors – This is a long-term habitat restoration project to rescue our native landscape from the invasion of noxious weeds.
- Trail Maintenance – Maintaining and clearing trails, closing social trails, fixing drainage problems on trails and near facilities.
- Cleaning Crew – Keep the buildings in tip top shape between programs.
- Nest box construction – Help build bluebird boxes and assemble kits with the Colorado Bluebird Project. Contact Chairperson Kevin Corwin at email@example.com.
- Birdseed Sale Pick-up Days – Staff the birdseed pick-up day and assist members in loading seed orders into their cars.
- Mailing Crews – Volunteers stuff, seal, stamp and label various mailings throughout the year. The newsletter is mailed every other month.
- Photography – We are currently building our digital image library and welcome contributions of wildlife and habitat photos. Occasionally, we also request photographers for special events.
Help with activities like set-up, registration, staff a booth, tear-down at special events, such as the Auction, Members Dinner, Festivals, Community Events, and the Legislative Conference.
If you have an idea for a special project that you would like to work on, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Past and current examples include: Bird Taxidermy, Photo Archive Imaging, Library Organization, and Herbarium Collection.