During these uncertain times, how can we help?

As the world leader in volunteerism we feel a responsibility to unite our broader community, and to use this moment to become stronger.

See below to participate in our Impact Sector survey, access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and explore our growing directory of COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
Read More
 

Help with fire prevention as a Fire Lookout!

Save to Favorites

Southern California Mountains Foundation

  • 39 people are interested
Big Bear Discovery Center

The mission of the Fire Lookout Host Program is to preserve, staff and maintain the San Bernardino National Forest Fire Lookout towers and educate the public on fire prevention and forest health.

The Fire Lookouts help in the first line of fire defense by:

Staffing 7 lookout towers across the San Bernardino National Forest, spotting smoke and reporting its location and status.

Assisting the U.S.Forest Service with radio communication.

Assisting Dispatch/Fire Suppression staff by providing accurate weather reports.

Interpreting the natural and cultural history of the Fire Lookouts and surrounding forest and natural resources.

Greeting over 15,000 visitors a year.

Helping in refurbishing and rebuilding Fire Lookouts.

3 More opportunities with Southern California Mountains Foundation

1 Review

About Southern California Mountains Foundation

Location:

P. O. Box 69, 40971 North Shore Drive, Fawnskin, CA 92333, US

Mission Statement

The Southern California Mountains Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to three initiatives addressing conservation, education and responsible recreation through a year-round portfolio of programming aimed at reaching Southern California's inland urban and mountain communities as well as visitor populations on public lands. Through partnerships and a strong volunteer backbone network, the Southern California Mountains Foundation brings communities of people, partners and funding resources to important public lands projects focused on health, stewardship and sustainability.

Description

Volunteers are trained to assist the general public relating to the San Bernardino National Forest whether it be camping, hiking, summer campfire programs, fire lookouts, nature nights, canoeing, flower tours and nature walks plus much more.

Emergency & Safety
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Big Bear Discovery Center40971 North Shore DriveFawnskin, CA 92333

(34.25788,-116.95239)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

Report this opportunity