Programs

Enchanted Trail Volunteering

Help make our annual fall festival a huge success!
Photo: Lisa Ristuccia
Programs

Enchanted Trail Volunteering

Help make our annual fall festival a huge success!

The Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center can see over 2,000 visitors during our annual Enchanted Trail event.  We can't do it alone and we depend on you - our volunteers - to help make it happen.

We hope that each Enchanted Trail participant has a great time at the event and leaves knowing and caring a bit more about Arizona's nocturnal widllife.  By building a community around birds and other wildlife with events like this, we are fostering a community ready to take conservation action. Please help us make this year's Enchanted Trail better than ever!

Check out our volunteer position descriptions below and see where you'd best fit in at Enchanted Trail.

Be a part of the enchantment - Register to volunteer!

Photo: Lisa Ristuccia
Photo: Lisa Ristuccia
Photo: Amanda Sharette-Kay
Photo: Lisa Ristuccia
Photo: Amanda Sharette-Kay
Photo: Lisa Ristuccia
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Photo: Jim Winters

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Volunteer Opportunities*

*You may be assigned to an activity other than the one you signed up for. We'll do our best to keep volunteers in their interested areas, but in case supply exceeds demand, we will move volunteers to where they are needed.

Classroom
Classroom volunteers manage the gift shop and mask-making tables, as well as ask attendees about their experience. 

Critters and Creeps
Do you like bugs, reptiles, and "creepy crawlies"? Volunteers in this area help kids interact with and learn about a variety of snakes, tortoises, scorpions, tarantulas, and other crawlers.

Night Hike
The Night Hike leaders invite attendees on a nocturnal trail walk while teaching about wildlife. 

Movers
These volunteers keep everything together by connecting different stations and delivering equipment throughout the trail. Enchanted Trail can't run smoothly without them!

Parking
Volunteers will help people get in and out of the event safely by monitoring parking at the Audubon Center and on the north side of the bridge.

Stations
Volunteers in this area will be leading kids and families through the scavenger hunt to identify their mystery animal, teaching them about Arizona's wildlife in the process.
 

Volunteer Shifts:

  • Friday Setup: October 5, 1–4 p.m.
  • Friday Night Event Shift: October 5, 4:30–8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday Night Event Shift: October 6, 4:30–8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday Takedown: October 6, 8:30–10:30 p.m.

Volunteer Position Notes:

REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER

Thank you for helping us make Enchanted Trail a huge success!

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