Every event that Umpqua Watersheds hosts has ample opportunity for volunteers.

All opportunities are flexible hours and days! Check out some of the opportunities below:

Outreach and Education

(Like People? Like planning events?)

  • Go on/Lead hikes and take photos
  • Write articles for our newsletter
  • Help fold newsletters for mailing
  • Assist in science programs with elementary students
  • Plan/Lead committees in planning events (Brew Fest, Annual Banquet, River Appreciation Day, etc.)
  • Design event posters

Conservation and Restoration

(Interested in protecting forests and fish?)

  • Collect field data
  • Take photos of wild forests and streams
  • Read and comment on conservation reports
  • Participate in rallies


(Do you like organizing and helping with day-to-day operations?)

  • Help file photos and other important documents
  • Scan documents for archiving
  • Answer phones and take messages
  • Going to the landfill anyway? Pick up the trash from the UW office on your way.
  • Post event flyers and posters around town
  • Write thank you letters for donors and sponsors

Each year at our Annual Banquet, notable volunteers are given awards to show our appreciation and gratitude.