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Volunteer In Town!


ONDA relies on volunteers in our Bend and Portland offices to assist with administrative tasks and outreach events. Support Oregon's desert with a gift of time. Fill out our volunteer info form and email Lisa if you are interested in helping out in Bend and email Corinne if you are interested in helping out in Portland.

Keen Live Monumental Tour in summer 2015 Photo: Richard Ellsbury
Keen Live Monumental Tour in summer 2015
Photo: Richard Ellsbury

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Spring and summer outreach opportunities in Bend

Now is your chance to share your enthusiasm for wild deserts in Oregon and all the reasons you are involved with ONDA. Connect your community to high desert conservation at several outreach events this spring and summer:

----First Friday @ Patagonia in Bend----
Friday, July 7, 5 - 8 p.m. @ Patagonia store in downtown Bend

----Pickin’ & Paddlin’----
Wednesdays, June 21 and August 30, 4-9 p.m. @ Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe lawn

----Central Oregon Wildflower Show----
Saturday and Sunday, July 1-2 @ Sunriver Nature Center

----Outdoor Project’s Bend Block Party----
Saturday, August 19 @ outside Deschutes Brewery tasting room

----Northwest Crossings Farmers Market----
Saturdays, June 17, July 15, and August 5, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. @ Northwest Crossing Drive

Desert Naturalist Hike Series
Represent ONDA as a co-leader on a hike as part of ONDA's Desert Naturalist Hike Series. Share your experiences and encourage hikers to get involved with ONDA, coordinate day-of logistics, and follow up with hikers. Dates and times TBD.

Connect retail vendors with ONDA’s 2018 Wild Desert Calendar
A volunteer is needed for 2-3 hours on a weekly basis now through the end of the year to contact vendors across the state and solicit our wildly popular Wild Desert Calendar. Commit to all 9 months or less. Work independently or with a friend. Contact Lisa for more details.

 

Summer Outreach Opportunities in Portland

Join the fun in Portland by representing ONDA at these upcoming events. Want more details on how to get involved? Email Corinne for more details and connect our Portland communities with eastern Oregon's high desert.

----Solstice Block Party PDX with Outdoor Project----
Saturday, June 17 3 - 10 p.m. at Ecliptic Brewing
Seeking volunteers to table in shifts, speaking about ONDA's work to protect public lands and give attendees more information about getting out to explore eastern Oregon.

----Stand for the Land: Portland----
Sunday, July 9 4 - 7 p.m. at Base Camp Brewing
Join this community celebration of conservation activism 30 years in the making. Various volunteer opportunities for this event. Inquire for more details!

Other Opportunities
Lend a hand in the ONDA office! We can use extra hands stuffing envelopes, making phone calls, or with light data entry. Flexible scheduling - contact Lisa in Bend or Corinne in Portland.

We also encourage advocates to write letters to the editor, attend public meetings and sign petitions. Let us know how you'd like to be involved with our conservation efforts.

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Oregon Natural Desert Association
50 SW Bond Street, Suite 4,
Bend, OR 97702
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