Eastside Audubon offers a variety of opportunities to volunteer in ways that help birds, other wildlife, and our communities in eastern King County.
Current Volunteers - Timesheet
A timesheet for current volunteers can be downloaded here.
Anyone can do something useful at our regular work party at Marymoor Park on the first Saturday morning of every month. Come once or come often. Students: You can earn community service credit! Learn more.
Perfect for Eastside Audubon members with a schedule that prevents an indefinite commitment! To receive a message when Eastside Audubon needs volunteers for a short project of finite duration, please subscribe to the Opportunities email list. Send a request to subscribe.
If you are interested in any of the following open volunteer opportunities, email our office to learn more!
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
10/1/18 - 11/30/18 - Fabric Cutting and Sewing for Holiday Gift Bag Project
Calling all sewing stars and crafting gurus! Volunteers are needed to help cut fabric and sew cloth gift bags leading up to Eastside Audubon's Holiday Gift Wrapping Fundraiser from December 16 - December 24. Our volunteers will be onsite at the REI in Issaquah selling these finished bags to raise funds for our education and conservation efforts.
Not a wiz on the sewing machine? No problem! You can help by cutting down pieces of fabric into assorted gift bag sizes to be sewn by other committee members. We will provide you with a template to help get you started and then you can cut the fabric from the comfort of your very own home.
The fabric cutting portion of the project will run from Oct 1 - Oct 24
The Sewing portion of the project will run from Oct 25 - Dec 14
12/1/18 - Bird Habitat Restoration at Marymoor Park
Join fellow Eastside Audubon bird lovers as we restore bird habitat along the Bird Loop at Marymoor Park in Redmond. With more than 1,200 bird-friendly plants to be planted, Eastside Audubon needs all hands on deck as we plant along Snag Row and the East Meadow.
All volunteers will meet in Lot G of Marymoor Park. No prior experience in habitat restoration necessary. Gloves and tools will be provided, but we ask that you wear sturdy shoes, bring a water bottle, and dress for the weather.
12/16/18 - 12/24/18 - Holiday Gift Wrapping Fundraiser at REI Issaquah
Volunteers are needed to help with our gift wrap fundraiser! Eastside Audubon's 2018 gift wrap event is set for December 16 - 24 at the Issaquah REI store. The wrapping is easy: bows are pre-made and every bag is handmade prior to the event.
It’s great fun meeting people at the popular gift wrap table at REI. Customers often share their favorite bird stories, and learn more about what we do to help birds and their habitat. We have three-hour shifts each day, with two or three volunteers on each shift.
Don’t like to wrap gifts? It’s easy because you simply stuff the gift in the pre-made gift bag that customers buy from us or use the pre-made bows for the traditional wrap. You can also help by cutting the paper for the packages or by handling the cash exchange.