Every month, 350Deschutes hosts volunteer meetings and educational events, open to current climate activists as well as new volunteers! Develop your own job using your unique skills and interests, or help us with one of the tasks outline below. Attend a meeting to learn what 350Deschutes is up to and how you can get involved. Click here to RSVP for the next meeting!
Our next meeting:
January 28, Monday, 5:30 pm. Wabi Sabi Bend. Volunteer Potluck, bring a dish to share.
830 NW Wall Street. have a short primer on the Clean Energy Jobs Bill, and plan climate actions, including actions against the Jordan Cove Pipeline. Bring your laptop and/or phone for emailing.
February 21, Thursday, 6:45 pm. Film “Plastic Ocean”
Trinity Episcopal Church, 469 NW Wall Street, enter though the Red Door to the Brooks Room, Highly rated 8.0 documentary about pursuit of a whale and what is found instead. Learn whats being done and what you can do. $5 donation appreciated. Kombucha served.
Learn management skills as you recruit volunteers at events and gatherings. If you accept that humans are causing climate change then you will fit right in with our work. Hours are flexible. Must be able to commute to Bend locations.
Website and/or Social Media Manager
Do you enjoy writing or computer work? If you like to post to social media, you can do this for 350Deschutes as we expand our movement, educate, and advocate for the climate.
Another options is working on our website, either as a writer, or content developer. We have a wordpress website so if you’re a quick study on website development, or familiar with WordPress, then this job is for you. You can work from home, flexible hours, based on your schedule.
Be an Organizer-Meet and Greet:
Attend events, usually in a group of two or more. Greet people and ask them if they are interested in Climate change. If they feel that we should be doing something about it, offer to send them our newsletter, ask them to volunteer, and get their contact information.
Do you Sing? Do Theater? We need creatives to design skits, music, or songs that we integrate into our events to get media coverage. Whether individually or as a group, this is a powerful tool to engage the public.
Like to Write or Research?
We educate people in the community through OP-Eds, or feature articles in online blogs or publications.
Speak or testify at government meetings OR just show up to show support
We can provide 3 minute scripts or you can write your own. These are usually late afternoon or early evening. Generally they require waiting for 30 minutes to an hour before you are called to speak. Easy, anyone can do it!
Like to meet people? Want to gain management experience? Ask people to volunteer. Inquire about their “special skills” that they might use for 350Deschutes.
Help 350Deschutes Plan our Yearly Conference, happening in October
No special skills, but an interest in doing research and contacting prospective speakers. We meet in person and by conference call to share ideas and make decisions.