At the heart of SYRCL is the family of volunteers who give countless hours to the river and organization. Volunteering at SYRCL is a great opportunity to give back and assist SYRCL staff, as well as meet new people, acquire new skills, and enjoy a variety of perks (event tickets, etc). Below is a partial list of volunteering opportunities.
Please complete the volunteer application. Miriam Limov, River People Coordinator will reply to you within a week to figure out the best placement for YOUR skills and interest in helping SYRCL . For more information contact Miriam at firstname.lastname@example.org, (530)265-5961 ext 201. To view specific volunteer opportunities and employment opportunities at SYRCL click here!
Marketing Consultant for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour program – Click on the link to view the full description of this volunteer opportunity.
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Assist SYRCL staff with mailings, data entry, garden upkeep, research, film library, events and special projects. We love to have volunteers every afternoon! The River Monitoring program also needs support with simple tasks such as bottle washing, meter checking, volunteer hour entry and more.
Do you love the Yuba and would like to be outdoors on a monthly basis to relay water quality information to SYRCL? We will give you all the tools to collect accredited scientific data. REQUIRED TRAINING TO PARTICIPATE!! Since 2000, SYRCL has been sending out 80-100 volunteers monthly to conduct water quality testing at over 40 sites throughout the Yuba Watershed. Please contact our AmeriCorps Member for 2013, Marianne Pott at email@example.com or 265-5961 ext. 213 for more information or to become a river monitor. Trainings will occur in late April.
SYRCL promotes its mission by a collective of community awareness and education events, watershed stewardship opportunities, and membership fundraising events which all help to protect the Yuba River and the Greater Yuba River watershed! We’d love for you to get involved by attending or volunteering. Go to the calendar of events in the website to get updated information about each event.
The Wild & Scenic® Environmental Film Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the US. Go to wildandscenicfilmfestival.org for more information.
“Wild for the Yuba”, a beer and wine tasting event with fabulous food will take place at the Grass Valley Veterans Hall on April 20, 2013 from 6-9 pm. Check back for more information on tickets and volunteering.
SYRCL is taking the Scotch Broom Challenge at our adopted restoration site at Hoyt’s Crossing. Join us in the fight against this pesky invasive weed on April 27th, from 9am-1pm. Please contact our AmeriCorps Restoration Coordinator, Adele Rife at firstname.lastname@example.org or 265-5961 ext. 218 to get involved.
In the last 15 years, over 148,000 pounds of trash and recyclables has been removed from the Yuba and Bear Rivers, Deer, Dry and Wolf Creek watersheds as part of SYRCL’s Greater Yuba Cleanup and Restoration Day. Volunteer registration begins mid-August for over 35 sites from Donner Summit to the lower Yuba River.