Tag: Volunteering

Seeking Directors, Screenwriters, Readers & Movie Watchers

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 2, 2012 – The 14th annual Big Bear Lake International Film Festival is now open for film and screenplay entries from locals of all ages. The early bird deadlines are January 15 for scripts and February 8 for movies, with entry fees of $35 each. For more submission guidelines, visit bigbearfilmfest.com or call (909) 866-3433. Volunteers are also needed. Co-President and Film Programming Director Monika Skerbelis said, “We have already started to receive film submissions and are looking for local film screeners who have an interest in film and/or are a movie buff and enjoy expressing your thoughts about films.” This is an opportunity for mountain locals to watch independent films from students and emerging filmmakers from around the world. If you have the time to volunteer and can watch over 200 films from two minute short films to feature-length films and documentaries, consider being a film screener. The screening period continues through July 15, 2013. If you are interested, send a query email expressing your interest and a list of your qualifications to Monika Skerbelis at info@bigbearlakefilmfestival.com. About the 12th annual screenwriting competition, Co-President & Screenwriting Competition Director Sandy Steers stated, “Our goal with this competition is to provide as much benefit to the writer as possible. As part of fulfilling that goal, we provide feedback on every screenplay entered from at least three...

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“Ski With A Patroller Day” is open for registration

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 25, 2012 – If you’re an advanced Snowboarder or Skier able to volunteer 14 days between December 2012 and March 2013, you’re invited to Bear Mountain’s Ski With A Patroller Day (SWAP) on Saturday, December 8th. You’ll respond alongside seasoned patrollers as they give first aid to injured guests, or work the mountain with the Mountain Security team as they maintain guest safety. Your lift ticket and lunch will be provided. SWAP is only offered one day each season, so if you’re interested, send your contact information by email to...

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Volunteers Needed To Lead Snowshoe Tours For 6th Grade Science Students

Big Bear, Ca, October 26, 2011, 12:00pm – The National Forest Association is seeking volunteers to help educate and inspire the next generation of kids to be healthy and active forest stewards.  Volunteers are needed in the Big Bear area that are interested in leading educational and fun snowshoe tours for 6th grade science students.  The program is called Pathways to Stewardship, and is offered by the Forest Association to the 6th grade students in the Bear Valley and Rim of the World Unified School Districts.  Volunteers will lead and teach students about basic forest ecology including plants, animals and scientific concepts.  No experience in necessary as comprehensive training is provided for volunteers.  “Kids today spend less time outdoors than any previous generation,” stated Stacy Gorin, the National Forest Association Programming Director.  “Community involvement is key to the health and well being of our youth…Being active and learning outside has been shown to increase students science test scores by 27%.”  Gorin added.  Those interested in volunteering can attend the volunteer training session this Sunday October 30th from 9:00am to 3:30pm at the Discovery Center.  For more information call 909 915 5291. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31136.mp3|titles=NFA Needs Snowshoe...

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