Add your talents to the Walking Mountains team.
Inspire. Teach. Support.
If you are interested in any of the opportunities below, or if you have other ideas of how you’d like to be involved with Walking Mountains, please contact Nicole Hetzer at 970.827.9725 ext 110.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Nature Discovery Center Docent
Work at our exhibit hall in our state-of-the-art facility. We offer environmental interpretation experiences for visitors including families, adults, and groups. Duties include greeting guests and providing educational information related to the Rocky Mountains and the wildlife exhibits in the center. Excellent customer service skills required and a general knowledge of the local natural community desired. Docents work a minimum of 2 hour shifts weekly, biweekly or monthly. Interview and training required for this position. Contact Lara Carlson, (970) 827.9725 x 129
Development Data Guru
Gain experience as a vital member of the behind scenes administrative team of a non-profit. Duties include payment processing, invitation and recognition mailings, and data entry. Walking Mountains is seeking individuals interested in a minimum of 2 hours of work per week (20 hrs per week of work available). Work hours are flexible and occur during week days. Interview and training required for this position.
Public Relations Ambassador
We’re looking for people with a passion for our programs and communicating with the community. Choose duties that interest you from writing newspaper articles to staffing information booths at public events or presenting Walking Mountains' information at community gatherings. Interview and training required for this position.
Program Photographer and/or Videographer
Walking Mountains seeks individuals with digital cameras and time to visit school and community programs. Help expand our digital photography and video library by taking photos/videos in the field while enjoying your time as a participant on the program.
One Time Event Opportunities
Mail Party Crew
Assist us with the glamorous work of labeling, stuffing and sealing envelopes for bulk mail distribution. The work might not be intellectually stimulating, but the company is wonderful and snacks are provided.
Special Event Crew
Walking Mountains hosts or participates in multiple special events each year. Needs vary from event to event, but duties could be anything from set up and tear down to food preparation or passing out brochures.
School field programs typically take place from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on local public lands. Responsibilities include assisting educators with group management and serving as a back-up in case of student emergency. This is a great opportunity to spend the day outdoors with children learning about our mountain environment.