The VNC Needs Your Help

Your help is needed!  We have had a few people respond saying they want to help but we need more people to help. Please consider sharing your knowledge to help the entire volunteer program. Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs) are a significant part of park operations. You do what needs to be done, whether in the tidepools, the Visitor Center, the Lighthouse Kitchen Garden, the Entrance Station, as a … Continue reading The VNC Needs Your Help

Black header with NPS Shield on right side. Below that reads COVID-19 Safety Alert. Under that has safety guidance for COIVD-19.

COVID-19 Safety Signs Now Posted at Park

New signs are up throughout the park in the following locations: Visitor Center patios, breezeway, statue, sidewalk to upper monument, Old Point Loma Lighthouse, Kelp Forest Overlook, and tidepools at both ends of the Coastal Trail. I’ve attached the sign here so you can all be familiar with what it says about requiring masks. If visitors ask you about it, here is a talking point … Continue reading COVID-19 Safety Signs Now Posted at Park

Park volunteer Felix wears an unzipped dark-green jacket and stands on a cliff next to CVA Setareh, who is wearing a zipped navy-blue windbreaker with sunglasses and holding a colorful Flat Stanley cutout. Both Felix and Setareh are smiling at the camera and facing away from the ocean. Two people stand at the edge of the cliffs behind Setareh and Felix, with their faces away from the camera.

Volunteer Appreciation

Setareh Nouriboshehri, Community Volunteer Ambassador (CVA) Well VIPs, we sure went through an interesting last year!  While it’s easy to get lost in all of the events affecting our communities and world at large, we thought you may enjoy taking a break to zoom into and reflect on this particular volunteer community.  Here are a few handfuls of photographs—all of you and the ways you … Continue reading Volunteer Appreciation

A woman in a blue shirt and sun hat stands next to a man in a tie dye shirt and blue baseball cap in front of a lighthouse.

A Visitor – A ‘cool’ Story in These Hot Days

Two years ago, VIP Romi met Christian, just by asking her routine question,  “Where are you visiting from?”  Christian was from New Jersey.  “Came here for an interview at SDSU…”,   Romi asked what he’ll be studying at SDSU.  To make it short, this young man, had an appointment with Romi’s daughter for his acceptance into the Graduate School!  What are the chances out of all … Continue reading A Visitor – A ‘cool’ Story in These Hot Days