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SOUTHEAST ARIZONA BIRDING FESTIVAL | August 7–11, 2019 | Tucson, AZ

Volunteer at the Festival

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

Contact Luke Safford, Volunteer Coordinator by email or phone at 520-209-1811 if you are interested and he will get you scheduled! Volunteer Opportunities at the Southeast Arizona Birding Festival, August 8 -12:

  • Early Morning Van Captain/Packer, Time: 4-6am
    Job Description: Volunteers will drive vans up to front for field trips, help load vans, prep final water/lunch needs, set up breakfast material for guides and/or help participants and field trip leaders.
    Need 1 volunteer for Thursday and 2 volunteers for Friday and Sunday
     

  • Van Driver for Santa Cruz Flats Field Trip, Time: 5am -12:30pm on Friday
    Job Description: Drive the van for field trip leader, David Pearson, during the Santa Cruz Flats field trip. Attend the field trip for free while helping field trip leader and participants.
    Need 1 volunteer

  • Evening Van Captain/Packer, Time: 5:30-7pm on Friday
    Job Description: Volunteers will drive vans up to front for evening field trips and help load vans.
    Need 2 volunteers
     

  • Nature Shop Loading/Unloading, Time: 11–12:30pm on Thursday
    Job Description: Help load up Nature Shop materials at the Nature Shop and transport material to DoubleTree where you will help unload.
    Need 1 more volunteer
     

  • Van Greeter and Clean-up Crew, Time: Various each day depending on field trips; generally 2 shifts (11–1pm; 1-4pm) with evening shift (7:45-10:30pm) on Friday
    Job Description: Welcomes and cleans up vans returning from field trips.
    Need 2 on Friday, 2 on Sunday
     

  • Greeter, Time: 4-7pm on Friday
    Job Description: Greets people as they come in to the DoubleTree by handing them a program, answering questions, showing them where registration is, etc.
    Need 1 volunteer
     

  • Counter, Time: 9:30-12pm on Sunday
    Job Description: Using a clicker the volunteer will simply count everyone and record the final number.
    Need 1 volunteer
     

  • Habitat at Home, Time: 3-6pm on Friday; 10-2pm on Sunday
    Job Description: Helps staff with talking to attendees about Habitat at Home, native plants, nestboxes, and more.
    Need 1 volunteer for Friday, 2 volunteers for Sunday
     

  • Workshop/Free Talk Helper, Time: 3-6pm on Friday
    Job Description: Checks people in for talks and helps presenter (A/V help is a plus). Will be working with two other volunteers.
    Need 1 volunteer

  • Kid’s Zone, Time: 12-2:30pm on Sunday
    Job Description: Set-up at children’s table and help with activities for kids like owl pellet dissection, coloring contest, matching game, etc. Engage with children and their parents.
    Need 1 volunteer
     

  • General Clean-up/Tear Down, Time: 2-4pm on Sunday
    Job Description: Clean up any trash, help take down tables, chairs, signage, etc. and load into trucks/vans to be transported back to Historic Y offices.
    Need 2 volunteers

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