Tag: Volunteers

Education Trust Fundraiser At Club Bombay

Big Bear, Ca, February 7, 2012, 12:00pm – The Big Bear Valley Education Trust is holding a fundraiser at Club Bombay on Wednesday, February 8th from 6:30 to 9:00pm. The Education Trust formed in 2009, when a group of concerned citizens decided to explore ways to support out local schools.  Since then the Education Trust has helped bring 25 volunteers into classrooms to aid teachers, speakers have visited and talked with high school students about different career paths, and currently 25-30 teachers are going through GATE Training, which stands for Gifted and Talented Education.  The Education Trust is funding the fees for the teachers to attend the classes that will expose teachers to different methods of working and teaching young people, by presenting material in a different way to make it more appealing, exciting, and engaging to students.  The fundraiser at Club Bombay will help fund the classes, as well as support other programs of the Education Trust.  Attendees will receive a complimentary 2012 membership to Friends of the Big Bear Valley Education Trust along with the ticket...

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National Forest Association Restoration Team Seeks Volunteers

San Bernardino, CA, November 7, 2011, 8:00am –  The National Forest Association is launching an aggressive call out for volunteers to assist with the Great Seeds Restoration program through a schedule of restoration days through next March. Individuals, families and small groups are needed to get outside, pitch in and help restore the forest through a schedule of monthly volunteer days at the Lytle Creek nursery and other designated sites. Volunteers will meet in San Bernardino and caravan to the project site. Each session wraps up no later than 3:00pm. All tools, orientation, and training will be provided. However, volunteers should bring their own lunch, water, hat, sunscreen, and gloves. Additional and customized opportunities exist for corporate team building events and community and youth groups who want to get involved and donate their service. Projects are held year-round and can be scheduled seven days a week at sites ranging from Lytle Creek to Big Bear. Contact Joe VanDelden for more information by calling (909)...

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Friends Of The Moonridge Zoo Docent Program Expands

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 15,2011, 8:00am – The Friends of the Moonridge Zoo is looking for volunteers who appreciate being around wildlife to become Docents at Big Bear’s animal park. The docent educational program is expanding and will now offer monthly one day comprehensive workshops, where you can become a docent and help support the Moonridge Animal Park. Docent’s assist and provide information to park visitors, they provide help during special events, prepare food in the animal kitchen, work at the gift shop or snack bar, or help with flower gardening or light maintenance. The first workshop will be held 10am to 5pm on Saturday August 27, 2011.  Call 909 878-4200 to reserve your space or for more details. Other scheduled one day workshops will be held in September, October, November, and December. The Friends of The Moonridge Zoo was created in 1989 to support the Moonridge Animal Park through educating the public regarding treatment, protection, and conservation of wildlife, recruiting and coordinating zoo volunteers, and...

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Fire Lookout Program Offers Training For New Volunteers

San Bernardino, CA, March 29, 2011, noon – The Fire Lookout Host Program, which is one of the six volunteer programs of the National Forest Association, is recruiting volunteers to staff fire lookouts for this year’s fire season. Lookout Volunteers help to protect the forest and local mountain communities from the threat of fire, and host visitors. New Volunteer Training begins April 2nd. To be a Fire Lookout Host, volunteers are required to work 8 hours a month, mostly between May and November. The Lookouts officially open on Memorial Day Weekend. There are four training sessions that must be completed in order to become a volunteer Fire Lookout Host. For information about New Volunteer Orientation visit www.sbnfa.org [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30572.mp3|titles=Fire Lookout...

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