Calgary Migratory Species Response Team Kicks off Volunteer Orientations

Volunteer Orientation - March 7, 8 or 15, 2020

Welcome, prospective volunteers!

Please join us at one of these 3 orientations for our 1st Spring survey season! March 7, 8 or 15, 2020.  (Pls note: There will be no others until Fall 2020. Attending orientation is a mandatory requirement to become a volunteer.)

Orientation:

Choose from 3 dates and locations.  

3 hours in length.  First 2 hours is an introduction to our programming, our partnerships, review of our wildlife permits, how surveys are conducted, and all the important pieces.  

A brief break and then outside for a demonstration:  safe handling of injured birds and bats found, and how to conduct the survey.  These are your first 3 official volunteer hours!  (Please feel free to bring your lunch if attending the 1st session.)

Volunteering:

  • Spring surveys start Sunday, March 29. Last day is Sunday, June 7.
  • You're joining a welcoming, inclusive, like-minded, inspiring group of volunteers ready to show you the ropes.
  • You'll work in teams with rescue/survey kits. 
  • Shifts are 7 days/week and about 2 hours each. (No minimum shift requirement.)
  • You don't have to be a morning person to sign up ... but you may become one!  This is the time when most birds and bats are located, and downtown is gorgeous at dawn.
  • New role for support drivers - when there's a rescue, meet the survey team and transport patients for treatment.
For more information and to sign up for a session visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040e49afab23a6fb6-volunteer1
WHEN
March 07, 2020 at 11am - 2pm
WHERE
Judith Umbach Library
6617 Centre St N
Calgary, AB T2K 4Y5
Canada
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