The Volunteer Navigation Committee (VNC) is starting up again on Saturday April 2, at 9am in the auditorium. All volunteers are welcome to attend. If you want to know more about the VNC you can read: What is the VNC and Why Should You Care? This is also a good time to review the Volunteer Code of Conduct. We hope to see you at the … Continue reading VNC Meeting – Saturday 9 am
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
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
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
Dear Cabrillo National Monument Volunteers, Happy anniversary! On this day, fifty years ago, Congress passed the Volunteers In Parks (VIP) Act, enabling parks all around the country to accept the services of individuals as “volunteers for or in aid of interpretive functions.” Since then, the program has flourished into a rich body of National Park Service mission seekers. All around the country and across borders, … Continue reading Happy 50th Anniversary, VIPs!