VVIP Program –

Volunteers: Very Important People

Interested in Helping a Hand?

We are looking for enthusiastic folks who love the outdoors and outdoor education to help us out with these tasks:

Trail Trackers – Track out or break trail on snowshoes or cross country skis for others to follow. Volunteers needed sporadically through winter mid week and on weekends. Center will loan snowshoes to those without. Adults and kids.

Trail Guardians – Adopt -a- Trail or check trails on a regular basis. Clear small debris and branches from trail to keep them clear for hikers and winter trekkers. Adults and kids.  Perfect service project for youth or outdoor organizations.

Trail Champions – Help clear trails of large fallen trees using chain saw or axe. Adults only, of course.

Newsletter – Editor, writer, or just help putting it together.

Data Base Entry – Maintaining databases of members, email lists, etc.

Weekend Meet & Greet – Be on the property on weekends to say hello to visitors, give out trail maps and rent snowshoes. This is a very relaxing role with access to our great natural history library in between visitors.

Fundraising Assistant – Help us on the next fundraiser, there are many tasks to choose from!

Outreach – Bring Dyken Pond materials to community festivals and fairs!

Board Member – Learn more about what it means to be a Friends of Dyken Pond board member.

Contact the Center to learn more about volunteer opportunities and how you can help!  518.658-2055 or dykenpond@gmail.com