Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How does volunteering with Friends of Riding Mountain National Park help Riding Mountain National Park?
A: Because we’re a registered charity, financing to create new positions is often not available. Therefore, our volunteers play a crucial role in fulfilling our needs for greater capacity. The more people that help, the more we can do in the quest to protect our natural heritage.
Q: How do I benefit from volunteering with Friends of Riding Mountain National Park?
A: Friends provide you with an avenue to sharpen a number of different employable skills. Volunteering with Friends of Riding Mountain National Park opens up the potential for you to get new jobs in a number of different fields, because the more you volunteer with us, the more experience you gain.
Q: What’s involved in the application process?
1. Fill out a Volunteer Form [ APPLY ONLINE ] [ Printable PDF Application for mail or fax ] and send it to us.
2. A meeting time will be arranged. Make sure to bring a resume!
3. At the meeting, our Volunteer Coordinator will discuss your interests and what positions are available. Together, we’ll figure out how you can get the experiences you want!
4. Let the volunteering commence!
Q: What kind of commitment is expected out of me once I become a volunteer?
A: It depends on the job that you will be performing – some of the jobs require more hours than others. Just make sure that you let the Volunteer Coordinator know what your availability is at the time of your interview.