The Deschutes National Forest in partnership with Discover Your Forest is hosting a Volunteer Information Night on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 to offer information to members of the public interested in assisting with educational programs at Mt. Bachelor and other locations on the Forest.
The Volunteer Information Night will be held on October 12th, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Deschutes National Forest headquarters, 63095 Deschutes Market Road in Bend. The event is focused on recruiting volunteers to serve as winter interpretive rangers and winter conservation education rangers; however individuals interested in other volunteer opportunities are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Volunteer Rangers will represent the U.S. Forest Service at Mt. Bachelor. Programs taking place this winter include: Ski with a FS Interpretive Ranger, Snowshoe with a FS Interpretive Ranger, our youth education based programs Project S.N.O.W and Jr. Snow Ranger. Duties include delivering mile long snowshoe tours or skiing blue ski runs while providing formal interpretive talks. Volunteers are provided uniforms and training and should be willing to wear appropriate gear and have the physical ability to ski two runs daily or snowshoe one mile twice daily.
For more information and to RSVP for the event, contact Stacey Cochran, Discover Your Forest’s Volunteer and Event Coordinator at 541-383-5530 firstname.lastname@example.org.