Volunteer Opportunity Details

Boulder County Volunteers!
Position Title:Community Forestry Sort Yard Hosts
Department:Parks and Open Space
Category:Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture
Time Commitment or Project Date:10-15 hours per month in 4-hour shifts
The Meeker Park sort yards is located at 8200 Highway 7.
The Nederland sort yard is at 291 Ridge Road.
Program Summary:
Volunteer Community Forestry Sort Yard Hosts are needed at the Meeker Park and Nederland Sort Yards to make sure that the yards continue to be a local hub of community-based forestry information.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Volunteer Sort Yard Hosts will greet people as they enter the yard, collect data on the material they are delivering, provide outreach to sort yard users about forest ecology, bark beetles, and wildfire mitigation. Volunteers will not be responsible for helping unload logs and slash.
Qualifications and Requirements:
The Meeker Park Sort Yard will operate May 1 to October 18; Wednesday – Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Nederland Sort Yard will operate May 7 to October 18; Wednesday – Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Application or Registration Deadline:9/30/2014 5:00 PM
Application Process:
Applications are accepted continuously throughout the season.

Training Dates and Information:
Training is provided as needed.
Additional Information:
For more information, please contact Shane Milne at 303-678-6089 or smilne@bouldercounty.org.


All volunteers need to review Boulder County's Multicultural Diversity and Harassment Policies before starting their volunteer assignment.

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