Ongoing Volunteer Programs

Wildlife Corridor Volunteer Program

EK000012Wildlife Corridor Program volunteers use wildlife cameras on LandPaths preserves to document wildlife movement and patterns.  Volunteers can work either in the field or from home.  Field volunteers are in charge of the wildlife cameras themselves; changing SD cards and batteries and picking camera locations.  Our database volunteers work from the comfort of their own home, identifying animals in photos and adding photo information to our master database.  Time commitment is 1-year.  There is an annual training and sign-up.  Contact LandPaths Stewardship Coordinator, Erin Mullen at erin@landpaths.org or 707-544-7284 ext. 23 for more information. 

IOOBY Volunteer Program

Cirlce Under The OakIOOBY volunteers help LandPaths staff implement our repeated field trip program, In Our Own Back Yard, (IOOBY). Students visit local open spaces, preserves, and private properties 4 times throughout the year to explore themes like Discovery and Exploration, Watersheds, Stewardship, and Habitat. By volunteering with IOOBY, you can help kids understand and interpret nature while hiking Sonoma County trails. Teach students about the importance of recycling, composting, and sorting our waste. Explore your local watershed and the plants and animals that live in it. Work to restore native landscapes through hands- on stewardship projects with kids, and more! To sign up for your first field trip, contact LandPaths Education Director, Bree Benton Arthur at bree@landpaths.org or 707-544-7284 ext. 13.

Owl Camp Volunteer Program

Owl Camp Teepee MapacheOwl Camp volunteers help in all aspects of our nature based summer day camp- from singing songs, to leading hikes, to playing in the creek, to crafting natural art projects, overnight programs,  and more. Owl Camp serves kids ages 6-13 and volunteers can choose to work with all age groups or focus in on an age range that interests them.  Volunteer schedules are very flexible throughout our 4 week long sessions. Volunteers are required to be fingerprinted and attend a one day training prior to camp. Contact LandPaths Education Coordinator, Jessica Holloway, jess@landpaths.org for more information.

Interested in volunteering at Owl Camp?  Here you should find all of the resources you need.  Please fill out the Volunteer Interest Form and LandPaths staff will be in touch.  

Please click here to fill out a Volunteer Interest Form for Owl Camp.

Click here to access the General Owl Camp Volunteer Announcement

Click here to access Owl Camp Internship Announcement

Click here to access Owl Camp Volunteer & Work Trade Position Descriptions

 

Bohemia Ecological Preserve Hike Docent Program

Music Hike
Bohemia Ecological Preserve Hike Docents are instrumental in providing public access opportunities and creating a vibrant People Powered Preserve.  Hike Docents will, after a thorough training process, take on the duties of leading hikes scheduled for the public at the Bohemia Ecological Preserve. Hike Docents will share information about the 1000-acre preserve and guide hikers on fun and informative tours through the property.  Contact Heather Knoll, Field Programs Coordinator at 707-544-7284 ext. 107 or heather@landpaths.org for more information.

Office Volunteer Program

Office WorkLandPaths seeks one or two dedicated office volunteers who can volunteer 2-4  days a month for two hours at a time.  This volunteer will help mainly with data entry, office organization and other tasks. Computer profiency, especially with Microsoft Windows is important.  Day and time of week are flexible.

 

 

 

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