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SOUTHEAST ARIZONA BIRDING FESTIVAL | August 8–12, 2018| Tucson, AZ

Volunteer at the Festival

Tucson Audubon volunteers are the driving force behind the Southeast Arizona Birding Festival

Volunteer Opportunities at the festival:

  • Van Captain: Prepares vans in the morning by driving them into place in front of the hotel and helping load. Available times: Thursday (7-8am), Friday (4-7am, 5:30-6pm), Saturday (4-7am), Monday (4:30-5:30am).
  • Van Packer: Helps pack the vans with cooler and lunches. Available times: Saturday (4-7am), Monday (4:30-5:30am).
  • Registration Liaison: Helps to check people in, give directions, and answer questions. Available time: Thursday (7-8am)
  • Lunch/Food Prep: Helps to pack ice chests, sort sandwiches, pack snack boxes for trips. Available times: Wednesday (3-4pm).
  • Shopping for snacks/drinks/fruit: Join Luke for a Costco/grocery store expedition or team with another volunteer for this important part of the festival.
  • Picking up Sandwiches from Beyond Bread: Daily orders Wednesday-Sunday. Times vary.
  • Activity Table: Helps to engage students, families, participants, in fun games, coloring contest, pine cone feeders, etc. Available times: Friday (2:30-5:30pm), Saturday (12:30-3:30pm, 3:30-6pm), Sunday (12:30-3:30pm).
  • Counter: Keeps track of how many participants engage in the festival with a “clicker”. Available times: Saturday (3:30-6pm), Sunday (9:30-12pm).
  • Van Greeter & Clean-Up: Helps greet participants upon return of field trip, cleans out van and returns it to parking area. Available times: Friday (7:45-8:15pm), Sunday (10:45-1pm), Monday (1:45-2:15pm).
  • Van Refueler: Works with a staff member to refuel vans at neighboring gas station. Available times: Friday (1-3pm, 3-5pm), Saturday (1-3pm, 3-5pm).
  • Van Driver for Naturalist Saunter: Join this field trip for free by driving the van. Includes somewhat strenuous hiking. Available time: Saturday (5:15-4pm).
  • General Clean-Up/Take-Down: Help us pack everything up! Available time: Sunday (2-3pm).
  • Nature Shop Booth Assistant: Works at the Tucson Audubon Nature Shop booth, helpful to know how to use Ipad to record sales. Available times: Friday (11:30-2:30pm, 2:30-5:30pm).

Contact Luke Safford, Volunteer Coordinator by email or phone at 520-209-1811 if you are interested and he will get you scheduled!

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120 Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120
Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447