IMPORTANT VOLUNTEER NEEDS
Babes in the Woods Hike Assistants
Friends of the Fells has a critical need to recruit volunteer assistant hike leaders for this extraordinary hike program for young children and families.
Babes in the Woods walks are free to the public, and are accessible to children in backpacks, jogging strollers, and on foot. Infants and toddlers, preschoolers, kids of all ages are welcome at all Babes in the Woods events! Babes in the Woods happens every Tuesday morning, weather permitting ... but we need YOUR help to keep this valuable program going. If you can commit even one Tuesday per month over the next 3-6 months please get involved!
No specific training or background is required - only a desire to help introduce young children and their families to the outdoors. From 10am-1130am on Tuesday mornings, you will assist veteran hike leader Terry Murray with managing the crowds of families who regularly come out for these wonderful events.
To apply for this position please complete our Volunteer Form. Be sure to select "Babes in the Woods" from the dropdown list of positions, and indicate any relevant skills and experience under "Additional Information."
Friends of the Fells needs immediate and ongoing help to maintain and improve our database of members, donors and volunteers! If you have a few hours per month available and have skills with MS Access and VBA programming, please consider volunteering to help support this critical aspect of our organization. You would be required to attend one or two training sessions in the office, after which the work could be done offsite and at your convenience. Work would include consolidating information from multiple sources, checking data for consistency or errors, and simplifying data entry and reporting tasks for the people who depend on this data. To apply for this position please complete our Volunteer Form. Be sure to select "Database Administrator" from the dropdown list of positions, and indicate your relevant skills and experience under "Additional Information."
Find the Right Volunteer Opportunity
Friends of the Fells needs volunteers to help in a wide variety of ways. Please consider your situation and then follow up in the manner best suited to your interests, skills and availability:
• If you are an individual or family looking for an opportunity to work outdoors under an experienced leader, please consider joining a Hike'n'Carry or Restoration Hike. Read more on the One-Time Volunteer Opportunities Page and sign up there to receive event updates via email each monh. • If you are looking for an opportunity to provide office or clerical support on occasion, please consider signing up to be on call for "mailing parties" and similar events. Read more on the One-Time Volunteer Opportunities Page, and link from there to our Volunteer Signup Form.
• If have availability the and interest to work outdoors on weekday (specifically Tuesday) mornings on an ongoing basis, please refer to the "Babes in the Woods" need in the left-hand column - we need your help!
• If you are interested in applying your leadership and organizational skills to strengthen our ongoing programs, please review our list of Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities and submit the Volunteer Interest Form to declare your interest. • If you are able to make an ongoing commitment to provide regular support in the office or in the field, please review our Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity needs and submit the Volunteer Interest Form to let us know of your interest.
• If you represent a group looking to schedule a volunteer workday please complete our Volunteer Interest Form to describe your group's interest and availability.
Friends of the Fells thanks you for your support - we couldn't do this without you!