Volunteer Spotlight: Joy Elson
This month we are spotlighting one of our newer passionate volunteers, Joy Elson. Joy recently relocated from Davis, California with her husband and has quickly jumped in to offer her skills to the Yuba River.
Joy has been helping the last two years as a Yuba River Cleanup Photographer by lending her keen artistic eye lending her keen artistic eye to help capture the important work our community does to keep the Yuba beautiful.
Read more about Joy in our interview below.
What brought you to this area?
Each volunteer experience has left me feeling like it was time well spent and that I was part a team of volunteers who made a difference with what we did, and that we were valued by SYRCL. I really appreciate how much SYRCL shows its appreciation and gratitude to all of their volunteers. “
Become a Volunteer Today by Joining River Ambassadors!
SYRCL is recruiting 70 volunteers to be River Ambassadors at the South Yuba River this summer. You can become a river steward and help protect the Yuba River from being “loved to death” by helping to educate guests about river safety and etiquette. Get involved today! River Ambassador Training – Wednesday, May 12th @ 6pm.
Each weekend, a team of River Ambassadors help to set up booths and visitor signage, greet visitors, provide visitor ethics, keep trails and beaches clean, remove graffiti, hand out free River Safety Bandanas, and service as an emergency contact for visitors.