Volunteer Activities For 2016
Save the Date for these Great Events!
Feeder Frenzy Volunteers Needed: Satuday, February 13 11:00 am - 3pm This is our annual winter event that promotes backyard bird feeding and the Great Backyard Bird Count. Volunteers needed for bookstore, hot chocolate & coffee station, feeder interpretation, kids crafts, greeter, gate and parking. Please let MT know if you are able to help. firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-756-6961
Volunteer Snowshoe/Winter Hike: Saturday, February 27 1:00-4:00 PM Meet at the Education Building. Join Todd, Erin and MT for an afternoon outing off the beaten path. Be prepared to snowshoe (depending on snow depth) approximately 3 miles. Hot chocolate and camaraderie will follow at Schaumbach's Tavern. Inclement weather will cancel the event. We have a limited number of snowshoes, so please bring your own if you have them). RSVP to MT by Tuesday, February 23 at email@example.com or 610-756-6961
Volunteer Movie Night = February 27, 2016
Todd Bauman invites you to join us on the Mountain to view a wonderful film based on adventurous spirit and conservation. He guarantees it will leave you in awe of the power of nature and inspire you to experience more of it!! Bring your own popcorn and share this theatrical masterpiece with your like-minded and devoted fellow volunteers. Check out the trailer for the movie at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NK3TOHLFL50
Doors open at 6:00 pm with movie starting at 6:30 in the Visitor Center. Contact MT at 610-756-6961 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend.
Volunteer Enrichment Day: Saturday, March 12 10:00am - 3:00pm at the Visitor Center. Meet the Staff and learn what happens behind the scenes in each department, including ways volunteers can get involved in conservation science, minitoring, bookstore, visitor services, maintenance of land and facilities and communicating our messges with the public and our members. Light lunch provided with time to mix and mingle. RSVP to Tammy by March 8 at: 610-756-6961 xt.214 or email@example.com Inclement weathr will cancel, but all who register will be called.
Spring Equinox Volunteers Needed: Saturday, March 19 11:00am - 3:00pm This is our annual evnet to welcome the warmer weather and the perfect time to enjoy a family hike throught the forest. Volunteers are needed for bookstore, hot chocolate & coffee station, feeder interpretation, kids crafts, greeter, gate and parking. Please let MT know if you are able to help: 610-756-6961 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Education Volunteers Enrichment Day: Saturday, March 19 9:00am - 5:00pm at the Education Building. Join Director of Education, Erin Brown and Education Specialist, Rachel Spagnola for the latest updates on HMS's avian educatord with special guest presenter and education volunteer, Craig Beck. Ideal for seasoned, beginner or potential Raptor Care and Raptors Up Close volunteers. Bring a lunch, wear sturdy shoes and dress inlayers for optional hike immediately after lunch. RSVP by March 1 to: email@example.com If you are unable to attend the first portion, feel free to join us for lunch and hike.
Bookstore Inventory: Thursday, March 31 1:00pm -5:00pm Light refershments will be provided. Back stock will be counted March 29 & 30 from 10:00am - 2:00pm. Please let MT know if you can help and what date(s) you will be here. 610-756-6961 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Visitor Center & Keeper of the Gate Training: Sunday, April 3 1:00pm-4:00pm OR Saturday, April 16 9:00am - 12:00pm in the Visitor Center. Want to help provide a memorable experience to our visitors and members? This informative session will prepare you for guest interactions in the Visitor Center and at the Trail Entrance Gate. Light refreshments will be served. There will also be a walk to South Lookout. RSVP to Mary-Therese (MT): 610-756-6961 or email@example.com New and current volunteers welcome!!!!!!!
Native Plant Garden Volunteers: Mark your calendars!
February 5 - 9:30 am to discuss plant sale collections & how best to proceed
March 4 - 9:30 am to uncover plands and set-up greenhouse
March 25 - 9:30 am - 12 pm in the Greenhouse, weekly Friday meetings resume
April 1 - 9:30 am Potting day
April 15 - 9:30 am Potting day
Contact Ryan Beltz at: firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions
Trail Stewards: Mark you calendars:
Jan 30-31 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Wilderness First Aid Course
March 19 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Work Day
April 2 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Work Day
April 16 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Teen Work Day for ages 13-17. Advance registration required at: email@example.com or 610-756-6961 with any questions.