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Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in Volunteering?

Fill out volunteer survey here and let us know how you would like to help: http://sdmba.com/site/volunteer/volunteer-sign-up/

Current opportunities:

Trail work 2016-17 season – various locations.  Check MeetUp for details. 

 

Got special skills? We need you! 

We are always on the lookout for people with time and talent.  

-Open Trail Liaison positions – Balboa Park, Sycamore Goodan Ranch, San Marcos.  Contact bens@sdmba.com for more information

-SDMBA ambassadors – staff table/booth at events and outreach opportunities

-photographers/videographers

-ride leaders/sweepers for meet up events (contact Robert Hubbard at meetup@sdmba.com)

-tech skills/social media assistants

-mapping 

-development/event planning/volunteer coordinating

-graphics

Committees:

Please participate with San Diego Mountain Biking Association by volunteering to serve on a committee. 

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Advocacy Committee

 The Advocacy Committee is the largest gathering of SDMBA volunteers and is an active forum for all committees, Board Members, invited parties, and the curious to gather and discuss challenges, opportunities, and fun times relating to mountain biking in San Diego. Members of the public are welcome to come and discuss issues and advocate for trails for all non-motorized trail users. Food and beverages are often provided with a small donation request to cover costs and pickup. Advocates find and address issues of access throughout the area, organize letter/email campaigns, work with liaisons to resolve conflicts and legal problems.

To volunteer for the Advocacy committee or to learn more, please come to an Advocacy Committee meeting or contact Ben Stone at bens@sdmba.com

Trails Committee

If you want to get involved in trail planning and digging, then become connected with one of our Land Stewardship Teams. To volunteer come to an Advocacy Committee meeting or contact Don Sutton at don@sdmba.com

Education Committee

If getting more kids and families on bikes is your thing, get involved with the education committee. Several kid and family days are held annually and family bike rides are always popular.  Connect with our local NICA teams or help communicate trail etiquette for all trail users at an outreach event. Contact Jeff Tanzola at jeff@sdmba.com

Fun Committee
Responsible for promoting and running all social events, working with the designated SDMBA liaison for park approval. Any creative ideas and help producing events welcome.
To volunteer come to an Advocacy Committee meeting or contact Jose Galaz at  jose@sdmba.com

Sponsorship Committee
Working with the business community to secure support for SDMBA work through donations and foster relationships that strengthen our mountain biking interests and community together. Marketing and social media help needed also.   To volunteer come to an Advocacy Committee meeting or contact: joshua@sdmba.com

 

Membership Committee 

Finding ways to increase membership maintaining website/trailnews, report on growth, explore options for attracting members, and survey membership. To volunteer come to an Advocacy Committee meeting or contact: membership [at] sdmba.com

NMBP- Patrol
Set up program with IMBA. Recruit volunteers. Bridge the gap between agencies for a county wide patrol.
More information on the NMBP here: www.imba.com/nmbp

For local information on the NMBP, email NMBP (at) SDMBA.com