• Construction/Maintenance • Weed/Invasive Species Control
Overview The Habitat Restoration Tool Manager maintains hand and/or power tools to:
Support the preservation of native plant habitat via the manual removal of non-native invasive plant species
Support the safe and efficient operation of the Habitat Restoration volunteer program by ensuring volunteers have properly maintained hand tools
Maintain hand tools and equipment in good working order
Repair broken tools and equipment
Assist with organization and cleaning of the Vegetation Toolshed
Maintain gas-powered equipment (if volunteer possesses appropriate skills and expertise)
Contribute ideas for better organization, use, and maintenance of Vegetation tools, equipment, supplies, and toolshed.
The Habitat Restoration Tool Manager must have expertise in the maintenance and repair of hand tools, knowledge of safe use of equipment and tools needed to maintain tools, and good organizational skills.
Experience in maintaining gas-powered equipment (hedgetrimmer, chainsaw, brushcutter) is helpful.
Schedule and Time Commitment The minimum time commitment is 4 hours per month for at least 5 months on weekdays between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm. Weekend work may be possible.
Training Training is provided on-the-job and includes 1) an orientation to the Vegetation Management program and relevant tools and 2) a review of the Point Reyes National Seashore Safety and Wellness Handbook and protocols.
Benefits to the Volunteer
Satisfaction in helping to support the preservation of native plant habitat
Satisfaction in helping to support the safe and efficient operation of the Habitat Restoration volunteer program
Opportunity to contribute skills and expertise to improving the functioning of the Point Reyes National Seashore Vegetation Management program
Opportunity to gain familiarity with park programs and projects
Group Type Individuals are encouraged to participate.
Minimum Age Minimum age is 17. Volunteers under 18 must have a signed parental consent form. Please contact us (see below) for more information.
Accommodations Housing and RV sites are not available.
Application and Contact Information Please apply using the link below. For more information, contact Ellen Hamingson at 415-464-5196 or firstname.lastname@example.org.