AMERICAN TEXTILE HISTORY MUSEUM: Looking for gallery volunteers for the upcoming exhibition, Fiberart International 2013, on view July 11-Oct. 26, to greet the public, provide an overview of the exhibit, and make the visitor experience pleasant. Contact Sandra Price at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-441-0400, ext. 243.
GARDEN VOLUNTEERS: The 4-H Green Thumb Team is seeking volunteers to become Garden Docents, contributing as teachers/mentors to youth from the Greater Manchester area at the Massabesic Audubon Center in Auburn. The project provides hands-on gardening lessons with a focus on the environment, donating a significant share of the produce to the NH Food Bank. Spring training includes information about the curriculum, child development, group management, safety and basic gardening. Must have flexible schedules, enjoy working as a team and physically be able to function outdoors in hot and/or rainy summer weather and perform typical garden tasks. The NH Common Ground Garden Project is cosponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension and the Massabesic Audubon Center. For information, contact Carol Martin-Ward at Carol.Martin-Ward@unh.edu or 603-641-6060 or Julia Steed Mawson at Julia.Mawson@unh.edu or 603-660-6373.
MERRIMACK RIVER WATERSHED COUNCIL PADDLING PROGRAM: The MRWC seeks volunteers to lead one or more summer paddling trips April-Oct. Trip leaders should have experience kayaking, but do not need experience leading paddling trips or trained in assisting special needs. Contact Executive Director Caroly Shumway at 978-655-4742 or email@example.com.
NATURE CONNECTION: Formerly Animals As Intermediaries, a nature-based therapeutic and educational program at Emerson Umbrella for the Arts, 40 Stow St., Concord. Seeking volunteers to train as facilitators. A minimum commitment of 5-10 hours per month is required. Also seeking volunteers for new publicity and internet research projects. Training provided. Call Janey, 978-369-2585 or visit aai-nature.org.
SALAMANDER SURVIVAL: Volunteers needed in Pepperell to move spotted salamanders off roadways including Maple, Lawrence & Elm streets as they make their vernal journey. Contact Pepperell conservation office Mon.-Wed., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at 978-433-0325. Sign-up sheet at Pepperell Town Hall. For nightly crossing updates, call 978-433-0995
TEACHER AIDES: The Tsongas Industrial History Center, Lowell, seeks museum teacher aides and National Park Rangers for the presentation of education programs. Aides help students learn and perform hands-on skills such as weaving and adjusting looms, model canals and experimenting with water wheels. Candidates must have an associate's degree or more in education and able to work with grades 4-8. Must be available to work a minimum of one 4-hour day per week, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Training available. Call 978-275-1740.