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Volunteers make all of our work possible!

Read below for our on-going volunteer needs.

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OFFICE

Development: Assist with membership recruitment. Please contact kristi@btlt.org if you are interested. 

Communications: Attend a BTLT event and act as the “reporter” – and then writing a press release/blog post for the Land Trust to use. We’re also always looking for volunteer photographers and writers for social media and blog content! Please contact lydia@btlt.org if you are interested. 

Flier Distribution: Pick up event fliers and other promotional materials and distribute them to a list of about 15-20 local sites. Please contact lydia@btlt.org if you are interested.

General Support: As needed tasks. 

PROGRAMS

Farmers’ Market:

  • BTLT Table- Talk to attendees about the Land Trust and our work. Familiarity with our mission and programs as well as good skills interacting with the public is a must.
  • BTLT Table – Coordinate the SNAP and Maine Harvest Bucks program at the market; this includes helping get the word out, running the SNAP table, and working with other volunteers to coordinate the volunteer schedule.
  • Development and coordination of an outreach campaign to increase hiking and biking to the Market. 

Please contact market@btlt.org if you are interested.

Events:  

  • Event Emissary: Attend a BTLT event and act as representative of the organization – take attendance, talk to attendees about BTLT, take notes, etc.
  • Leads: Interested in taking the lead on annual events, such as stargazing or our spring birding walks? Let us know!

Please contact jamie@btlt.org if you are interested.

Annual Plant Sale: help dig donated plants, general planning and implementation help. Please contact plantsale@btlt.org if you are interested.    

Handy-Person: Our Farmers’ Market and garden are always in need of some extra help! Tasks may include  fence, bench, gate and sign repairs. Please contact market@btlt.org if you are interested.   

Common Good Garden at the Tom Settlemire Community Garden: Help with things like weeding, harvesting, mowing, and weed whipping. Please contact garden@btlt.org if you are interested.  

STEWARDSHIP

April – November: Variety of project-based help which may include…

  • Trail clearing and construction 
  • Trail infrastructure maintenance: Bridge-building, crushed stone pathway construction, signage updates, blazing, etc. 
  • Invasive species management and removal 
  • Other projects on an as-needed basis 

Please contact margaret@btlt.org if you are interested. 

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Donation Wish List

These are items that the Land Trust is seeking in good working order:
  • Plants for our plant sale 
  • Cordless drill 
  • Impact driver 
  • Rock bar 
  • Pry bar 
  • Adjustable wrench 
  • Sharpening tools 
  • Old handsaws (one or two-person) 
  • Tool bucket with liner for carrying tools 
  • Small pruning saw 
  • Cordless circular saw (Milwaukee brand preferred) 

OTHER WAYS TO GIVE

Checks can be sent to our office.
Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust
179 Neptune Drive Suite 200
Brunswick, Maine 04011