Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunities Blog

Global Big Day

Global Big Day—13 May 2017 It’s that time of year again! Global Big Day is four weeks away. Your contributions to the past two Global Big Days have set back-to-back world records for the most bird species seen in a single day. Last year’s Global Big Day featured more than 60% of the world’s bird species in a single day, with sightings coming in from more than 17,500 eBirders spread across 154 countries. Thank you for making this possible. Want to be a part of the fun again? If you need… Read More →

Gault Site Maintenance Day

Saturday, May 6th 8:30 AM – 1 PM Once a year we ask for help with all the chores that are easier accomplished with many hands helping. We work on projects from 8:30 until noon and then the GSAR provides a “Thank You” BBQ picnic. After everyone eats more than they should you go home with a sense of accomplishment. We always have a good time and your contribution of a half day really makes a difference at the site. We need your RSVP if you can attend… Read More →

Balcones Canyonlands NWR Headquarters Assistance

In April we’ll need coverage for the Visitor Center You can opt to work 1/2 days or full days (8:00am-4:30pm) We are in need of the following shifts: Tuesday PM, Thursday AM & Friday ALL DAY and prefer a commitment of 3 months. But we can be flexible;) Here’s a brief description of duties: Visitor Center Receptionist:  will assist refuge with general office, receptionist and small visitor center services. Examples of Duties: Answer Phones answering questions or directing calls Greet and answer guest’s questions regarding the refuge Collect and distribute mail Make… Read More →