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Forest Service seeks volunteers

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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service is looking for volunteers to assist with the Winter Trek Express environmental education program for fifth graders, according to a statement.

The three-hour environmental education program takes place at Heavenly Mountain Resort via the Gondola and runs from Jan. 9 through March 30.

U.S. Forest Service rangers lead the class through the wilderness to learn snowshoe skills and discover winter-adapting animals.

The ideal applicant should have experience working with children, good communication skills, an outgoing personality and the ability to commit to a minimum of one day a week for 12 weeks. The Forest Service will provide a uniform, training and snowshoes if needed. Volunteers should provide their own winterized boots.

Prospective volunteers should submit their resume electronically to Jean Norman at jdnorman@fs.fed.us by Sunday. Interviews will take place beginning next week.

For more information, contact Norman at 530-543-2673.


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