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September 2013 Volunteer Opportunities
• Saturday, September 21—Mazama Lodge Work Party:
The semi-annual WorkDay at Mazama Lodge is Saturday 21 September 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
For those who want to come up Friday: dinner, overnight accommodations as well as and breakfast and lunch on Sat. will be provided. A great way to spend a day at beautiful Mazama Lodge and keep the place in shape. Contact Bob Stayton, rstayton(at)comcast.net, for more information or to RSVP.
• Monday, October 7—Vote Counting Volunteers:
The date of the Annual Meeting, the Mazama Nominating Committee needs help counting votes for our new Executive Council members. Vote counters will meet at the MMC at 2pm and it will take 3-4 hours to tally the votes. Contact the Mazama Office if you are available to volunteer, 503-227-2345.
• Flexible—Oral History Transcribers:
Part of preserving Mazama history is collecting oral histories from our long-time members. Our esteemed Museum Curator, Vera Dafoe, has great stories to tell about her 55 years of Mazama membership. These stories are currently recorded on tapes and need to be transcribed for the archives. If you have confident typing skills and would be interested in this project please contact Doug Couch, dougnlis(at)teleport.com.
• Ongoing—Outreach Volunteers:
The Outreach Committee is looking for volunteers to join their team. This committee is responsible for representing the Mazamas at community events and hosts the annual Discovery Night event at the MMC in October. The Outreach team needs people to help plan that event, and to join the committee. Contact Elizabeth Cole, Chair, at outreach@(at)mazamas.org.
• Ongoing—BCEP Committee Volunteers:
You know that you took BCEP and would love to help run the 2014 course – oh yeah! The BCEP Committee is looking for new members, contact Andrew Bodien if you’re interested in getting involved, andrew(at)bodien.org.
• Ongoing—Office Volunteers:
Help out the MMC as an Office Volunteer. Answer questions, greet visitors and enjoy the camaraderie of other Mazamas members. This is a great position for people who want to meet more Mazamas, are detail-oriented and are also good multi-taskers. Contact Kati Mayfield, kati(at)mazamas.org, if interested.
• Ongoing—Financial Affairs Committee:
Help Mazama classes and committees understand their money. If you have managed a budget before, join this committee to help prepare our quarterly reforecasts and annual budget and advice Executive Council on financial and accounting procedures or decisions. This committee is also looking for a Chair. If you are interested in the Financial Affairs committee please contact Chris Simmons, outgoing Chair, at casimmons1(at)gmail.com.
• Ongoing—Volunteer Photographers:
Help parks in Washington monitor glacier activity! PCC Professor Frank Granshaw is training climbers to do panoramic photography and data gathering to begin modeling the activity of Washington’s Blue, Nisqually and Emmons glaciers. Contact Frank at fgransha(at)pcc.edu.
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