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Roots & Wings Festival at Zilker Botanical Garden (& More!)

Saturday, October 27th, 2018

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Description

Join us at the main event for the City of Austin Roots &Wings Festival! Link to the event is here.


We need volunteers to help with our main event at Zilker Botanical Garden, in an effort to make the event accessible to families all over Austin! We will have activities geared toward youth and families including:

  • Face painting

  • Mask Making

  • Tree Climbing
  • Nature Walks

  • Other art activities with tree and pollinator themes


More details will be provided as we get closer to the date. This is a great opportunity to help families have a great time learning about nature!

Can't make it to Zilker Botanical Garden? This event will have locations across Austin! Check out open volunteer opportunities at our pop up sites:

PerksAustin Families Nature Play Celebration Trees Butterflies Pollinators
Parking DetailsEveryone will be parking in the Stratford Parking Lot (2300 Stratford Dr.) and enter through the Hartman Gate Entrance (near the Rose Garden). Upon entering, you will follow the path outlined on the map until you find a volunteer check-in table shortly after entering. From there you will continue up the hill, along the path until you reach the Oak Grove which serves as the Main Event Space. The check-in table for the Oak Grove is the First-Aid and Water Station that will be under a pop-up tent. From there we will direct you to positions.
GivePulse
53 Positions Filled | 16 Impacts | 64 Hours

Location: 2300 Stratford Dr., Austin, TX 78746

Shifts (10)

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions
 
Activity & Crafting Volunteers: AM Shift8:00am (CT)12:00pm (CT) Help with Kid’s Tree Climb, lead nature craft creation, or lend a hand with one...17/18Over
Activity & Crafting Volunteers: PM Shift11:00am (CT)3:00pm (CT) Help with Kid’s Tree Climb, lead nature craft creation, or lend a hand with one...11/15Over
General Volunteer: AM Shift8:00am (CT)12:00pm (CT) Assist with activities, set-up/tear-down, the monarch tagging tent, garden greeters, and the parade at the...11/13Over
General Volunteer: PM Shift11:00am (CT)3:00pm (CT) Assist with activities, set-up/tear-down, the monarch tagging tent, garden greeters, and the parade at the...4/5Over
Nature Tour Guide: AM Shift8:00am (CT)12:00pm (CT)Plant experts needed to give 30 minute guided tours to nature newbies.2/2Over
Nature Tour Guide: PM Shift11:00am (CT)3:00pm (CT)Plant experts needed to give 30 minute guided tours to nature newbies.1/2Over
Parking & Crosswalk Greeters: AM Shift8:00am (CT)12:00pm (CT)Direct attendees to parking and greet attendees arriving by bus as they use the crosswalk.5/6Over
Parking & Crosswalk Greeters: PM Shift11:00am (CT)3:00pm (CT)Direct attendees to parking and greet attendees arriving by bus as they use the crosswalk.1/4Over
Urban Forest Steward: AM Shift8:00am (CT)12:00pm (CT) RESERVED FOR UFS GRADS. Be a roving tree ambassador, answer questions about trees and assist...1/4Over
Urban Forest Steward: PM Shift11:00am (CT)3:00pm (CT) RESERVED FOR UFS GRADS. Be a roving tree ambassador, answer questions about trees and assist...0/4Over