Christmas Bird Count Compiler(s) - Edmonds/South County Circle
Our vision is a Pacific Northwest where people value, protect, and enjoy healthy, sustainable ecosystems for the benefit of birds and other wildlife. Community science projects are a large part of our work and we are looking for a passionate volunteer(s) to be our next Christmas Bird Count compiler(s) and help us realize that vision.
The Christmas Bird Count (CBC) Compiler will coordinate one of our CBC counts which takes place every year in December or early January. This is our biggest community science project of the year and one of the most rewarding. This position will update forms and materials for the new year, coordinate and recruit volunteers for the field teams and feeder watchers, submit the data to National Audubon, and write a summary of the year’s count. This position will work closely with the Executive Director and/or Community Science Coordinator to carry out the duties listed below.
The duties of this position could be shared by multiple volunteers, so if one portion of the work interests you (i.e., recruiting, promotion, data compilation) please let us know and we would be happy to accommodate your interests and availability.
**Please note that there is the opportunity to train this year with our current coordinator so you can learn the position before taking over in 2022.
- Schedule CBC date
- Update forms for changes in taxonomy
- Update forms for volunteers
- Update PAS website
- Promote and advertise the event
- Verify leaders, recruit new leaders
- Invite past participants
- Recruit new volunteers
- Organize field teams
- Organize post-count potluck
- Collect all data sheets from volunteers
- Submit data to National Audubon
- Write up summary report
- Archive data
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Friendly, welcoming, and inclusive disposition
- Passion for the mission of Pilchuck Audubon and a dedicated interest in keeping common birds common and rare birds protected
2022, with the opportunity to train with our current CBC compiler for the December 2021 CBC
About PILCHUCK AUDUBON SOCIETY
1429 Avenue D, PMB 198, SNOHOMISH, WA 98290, US
Our mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of the earth’s biological diversity.
Pilchuck Audubon Society (PAS) is a grass-roots environmental organization with members throughout Snohomish County and Camano Island, Washington.
Our mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of the earth’s biological diversity. Education, advocacy, community activism, and community science are the major avenues we will use to achieve our goal to protect and enhance the natural environment in Snohomish County, Camano Island and the State of Washington.
We serve as a local chapter of the National Audubon Society. PAS is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt, non-profit organization incorporated in the state of Washington.
1429 Avenue DPMB 198Snohomish, WA 98290
October 8, 2021
- Data Entry
- Community Outreach
- Project Management
- Verbal / Written Communication