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Volunteer Opportunities

  Volunteers Make A Difference!
Lend A Hand

Each year, the BLM relies on volunteers to help accomplish many important projects. Last year, the Colorado River Valley Field Office's volunteers contributed 3063 hours, valued at $55,257. No matter what your background, age or interest, there are opportunities for you to become a BLM volunteer. Volunteer projects range from one-day tasks to long-term commitments. Opportunities may include building trails, fences or signs; working as a campground host; assisting with range studies; performing administrative support tasks; or maintaining wildlife habitats. Contact our Volunteer Coordinator for additional information at 970-876-9000. 


 

National Public Lands Day Project

Project:  Third Gulch Riparian Fence Removal (Eagle, CO)
Location: We will meet at the 3rd Gulch Trail Head located off "Arroyo Drive" accessed using the "Fourth of July Road" in Eagle, CO. 
Lat/Long: -106.802, 39.62 (Decimal Degrees), T5S R84W Section 15
Time: 9-1 pm
Date: September 26, 2015
 
Items Volunteers should bring:
Safety Glasses or Sunglasses
Work gloves
Long sleeves/pants are recommended 
Snacks
Water bottle
Sunscreen
Bug spray

For more information, contact Kristy Wallner at (970) 876-9023.

Recreation Technician Internship

 

Location: BLM Colorado River Valley Field Office

Date: Apply by December 31, 2015

Minimum age: 18

Summary: Permit administration, visitor contacts, wilderness monitoring

Time: 450 hour commitment; Monday-Friday (10-40 hours/week)

To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter to kleitzinger@blm.gov

 

Park Ranger InternPark Ranger Intern 

Visitor Information Assistant

 

Location: BLM Colorado River Valley Field Office

Date: Apply by August 31, 2015

Minimum age: 18
Summary: Greet visitors and answer questions at the BLM front desk

Time: 450 hour commitment; Monday-Friday (10-40 hours/week)

To Sign Up: Send resume and cover letter to kleitzinger@blm.gov

Rangeland Internship

 

Location: BLM - Colorado River Valley Field Office

Date: Apply by or before August 31, 2015

Minimum age: 18

Summary: Work throughout the entire Colorado River Valley Field Office (CRVFO) to inventory, apply chemical treatments, and monitor noxious weed treatments in a variety of resource areas.

Time: 450 hour commitment; Monday-Friday.  (20-40 hours/week)

To Sign Up: Send resume and cover letter to kwallner@blm.gov

Red Hill Special Recreation

Management Area 

Location: Carbondale

Dates: Various times throughout the year **Must call to confirm**

Minimum age: 14 (must have adult supervision)

Summary: Various projects at Red Hill Special Recreation Management Area

Time: Call the BLM in Silt at (970) 876-9000.

Public Land Community Partnership

Location: Varies within our resource area
Dates:  Various times throughout the year
Minimum age: 12
Summary: Clean up trash at various sites
Terms: One day project 
Duration: Open Ended
Time: Flexible
Training: On the job; Call the BLM in Silt to confirm (970) 876-9000.

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