Volunteer: Dinner on the Pacific Plate

Overview
Dinner on the Pacific Plate volunteers help support Point Reyes National Seashore (PRNS) and the fundraising efforts of the Point Reyes National Seashore Association (PRNSA) to preserve, restore and maintain wildlife habitat, trails, and historic sites of the park. PRNSA is the cooperating association of PRNS that works in partnership with the park to preserve and enhance its extraordinary natural, cultural, and recreational resources. Dinner on the Pacific Plate volunteers assist in this fundraising effort by helping to create and provide a memorable experience to encourage donor support of the Seashore. Dinner on the Pacific Plate is a one-day/evening volunteer opportunity on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

Duties
Dinner on the Pacific Plate volunteers will work one or more of two (2) available shifts as follows:

Shift 1: Event Set-Up 10am to 2:30pm

  • Volunteers ages 10 and up are welcome!
  • Volunteers will assist event coordinators with set up of dining tent and other set up tasks.
  • Lunch and a t-shirt provided.

Shift 2: Dinner Service 4pm to 9pm

  • Volunteers ages 21 and up are welcome!
  • Volunteers will assist professional servers with a family-style dinner. Tasks include serving large platters of food, pouring wine and filling water, bussing tables, assisting guests and other duties as assigned.
  • Dinner and a t-shirt provided; volunteers are required to wear their t-shirt during their shift.

Volunteers with an enthusiasm for Point Reyes National Seashore and for supporting the goal of supporting the park are particularly invited!

Schedule and Time Commitment
Dinner on the Pacific Plate is a one-day/evening volunteer opportunity on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Volunteer work schedule varies according to shift. See above for details.

Training
A volunteer introduction and orientation will be provided at the beginning of each shift; please arrive on time.

Benefits to the Volunteer
Volunteering, and supporting Point Reyes National Seashore in particular, is a fun and meaningful way of connecting with community and, in this case, this beautiful coastal park located in the backyard of the San Francisco Bay Area. You enjoy, through your energy and commitment, the opportunity to help connect the public with the park and inspire engagement on environmental issues through education programs that promote enjoyment, understanding and stewardship of the natural world. Volunteers also enjoy lunch or dinner (depending on shift) and will receive a Dinner on the Pacific Plate t-shirt.

Group Type
Individuals and groups are encouraged to participate.

Minimum Age
Minimum age varies according to shift. See above for details. Volunteers under 18 must have a signed parental consent form. Please contact us (see below) for more information.

Accommodations
Free, overnight rustic camp-style housing at the Clem Miller Environmental Education Center in Point Reyes National Seashore is available for volunteers who do not live nearby.

Application and Contact Information
Please apply at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/F3YV5FV. For more information, contact Suzanne d'Coney at suzanned@ptreyes.org or visit http://www.ptreyes.org/support-seashore/dinner-pacific-plate.

Last updated: September 15, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Phone:

(415) 464-5100
This number will initially be answered by an automated attendant, from which one can opt to access a name directory, listen to recorded information about the park (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; weather forecast; fire danger information; shuttle bus system status; wildlife updates; ranger-led programs; seasonal events; etc.), or speak with a ranger. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call.

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