Paddle Team Volunteer Training

April 18th, 2024
7:00PM - 8:30PM
@ Tualatin Riverkeepers

Tualatin Riverkeepers (TRK) is a community-based nonprofit working to protect, restore, and enjoy the Tualatin River watershed by promoting environmental stewardship, and we LOVE when our community volunteers with us! Become part of the team that accompanies each paddle trip as a "safety boat" and assist with other aspects of getting the group on and off the water.

Welcome to our Paddle Team Volunteer training series! As a volunteer with our River Experiences program, you will to inspire others to enjoy the recreational and educational opportunities that the Tualatin River provides. Through your own personal experiences and the training we provide, become an ambassador for our mission to protect, restore, and enjoy the Tualatin River. TRK is committed to creating a safe, inclusive, and positive atmosphere for our volunteers.

During this introductory session, learn about the Tualatin River, the roles that Paddle Team Volunteers fill on Paddle Trips, and the boats and paddle equipment that support them.

To become a Paddle Team Member, attend our training sessions, accompany a paddle trip, then volunteer for three paddle trips or events over the subsequent year.

Paddle Team Volunteer Training - Introduction (you are here)

Paddle Team Volunteer Training - Equipment and Procedures

Paddle Team Volunteer Training - Water Safety & Rescue

Basic First Aid, CPR, and Safety Training

Please contact our River Experiences Manager, Mark Fitzsimons, at if you have any questions about commitments and requirements beforehand.

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