Volunteer Positions


 DescriptionLevel of Experience RequiredTime CommitmentRMBL Staff Person(s)
Breeding Bird SurveyHelp collect data for the annual survey of breeding birds near Gothic. Includes breakfast and lunch.None6 am through lunch, June 24Ian Billick
July 4th, 1/3 Gothic to Crested Butte MarathonAssist with the marathon on the day of the event. Requirements vary by role.NoneOne day or less, depends on roleRace Director
Work DaysHelp with projects on RMBL properties. Includes lunch.NoneOne day or less, June 15 (9 am - noon) and August 24 (8 am - 2 pm)Jennie Reithel
Invasive Weed DaysHelp control invasive plant species on RMBL properties. Includes lunch.NoneOne day or less, July 20 and August 17 (9 am - 12 pm)Jennie Reithel
Invasive Plant Management and RestorationHelp revegetate a post-construction site. Collect data for revegetation experiments and pull invasive weeds.None.Variety of options, but especially Wed. mornings 9 am - 12 pm during July and AugustJennie Reithel
Adopt A TrailIdentify, locate, and pull invasive weeds along trails on public and private land. NoneOne or more days.Jennie Reithel
RMBL PhotographerTake visually stunning digital photographs of students, scientists, historical and old buildings in the town site, public programs, scientific technology in action, etc.Demonstrated abilities.5-10 days between mid June and the end of September.Jennie Reithel
Youth ProgramsAssist with, supervise, chaperone, or provide program instruction for children. Requirements vary by role.VariableVariable.Ann Colbert
RMBL EventsAssist with public or private events. Requirements vary by event.VariableVariable.Sarah Oktay and Jen Pierson
Research volunteer opportunitiesWork with RMBL scientists or staff on active research projects. Projects and scientists seeking volunteers change annually. Requirements vary by project.VariableSignificant.Contact individual researchers directly.
RMBL DocentHelp direct visitors and guests while educating them about RMBL, RMBL science and history, and the Gothic experience. Training by RMBL staffAt least eight 4-6 hour shifts served between June 23 and August 18.Charlie Tomlinson or Annie Starr