Volunteer With PVAS!       

Log volunteer hours HERE

If you need help with recording your volunteer hours, contact PVAS volunteer Melanie Snyder at littleowl48@hotmail.com.

Volunteers installing sign in 2008        Fundraising event

What Do We Mean By "Volunteer?"

“Hands-on” volunteer opportunities include facilities maintenance, trail maintenance, helping at events, staffing the PVAS booth at fairs and festivals, leading or assisting with educational programs (adult or youth), leading field trips and bird walks, speaking at a monthly meeting, or participating in citizen scientist activities such as bird, insect, reptile and amphibian counts. If you have a particular area of interest or certain skill/expertise, chances are we can provide you with an outlet.

Youth Programs:  During the Spring and Fall, we have many school groups visiting Yankauer Nature Preserve.  We can always use help when we are working with these group.  Contact Ellen Murphy at 304-676-8739 to find out more about these programs. 

Committees: PVAS is always looking for enthusiastic and creative folks to serve on committees to help run day-to-day operations as well as help with “big picture” planning and organizing. Committees include: fundraising, events, education (adult and/or youth), public relations, land management, conservation, finance, birding, master naturalists, nature photographer’s group, and others. If you’d like to contribute your time and ideas, please download, print, and mail our volunteer application.

If you have additional questions about volunteer opportunities, please contact Kristin Alexander at 304-676-3397 or kristin@potomacaudubon.org to talk about how to get involved.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

  • There are always things to do at our Preserves.  If you like walking trails, removing invasive plants, and pruning brush, we have a job for you! Preserves@PotomacAudubon.org
  • 2016-17 School Programs.  If you'd like to help with school groups that visit Yankauer Preserve or other location, contact Ellen Murphy at Ellen@PotomacAudubon.org
  • Music in the Cedars Coordinator.  If you would be willing to coordinate the program in 2017 by recruiting and scheduling musicians, please let us know by contacting Kristin Alexander at Kristin@PotomacAudubon.org

          © 2016 Potomac Valley Audubon Society

              P.O. Box 578 • Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443
              phone // 304-676-3397

Yankauer Nature Preserve (Berkeley County)
Eidolon Nature Preserve (Morgan County)
Stauffer's Marsh (Berkeley County)
Cool Spring Nature Preserve (Jefferson County)

Kristin Alexander, Executive Director //   304-676-3397 

Ellen Murphy, Program Specialist //    

Krista Hawley, Adult Program Coordinator
// 703-303-1026

Bridget Tinsley, Land and Watershed Program Manager // 304-261-6016

Amy Moore, Cool Spring Preserve Manager and Naturalist // 240-818-4714
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