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Volunteering - Baker Cabin
Volunteering opportunities:
Sandwich boardMaintaining and improving the Buildings and Historic Site is a great way to learn more about your community, about the history of the Oregon Trail, and to invest your time into something truly worthwhile. Your time will be invested into a project that will carry forward for generations to come. You can become a custodian of the past, and to honor the love and effort placed here by previous generations.

Join us by accepting a short term project, or a regular task. The list below is short. Your talents or interests may bring something welcome and new to us.

Things which we need help with now:
* Promoting, and/or Hosting, Tours and Open Houses at the Cabin.

* Board of Director positions; (not so much work, as advisory)

* Place sandwich board church advertising on your property.

* Flower bed maintenance and semi-annual replanting at the Church.

* Pruning the boundaries along with weed control.

* Setting up, and storing picnic tables and benches.

* Mole Patrol, and trapping.

* Signage and display construction inside the Cabin.

* Cleaning the Church Roof; (liaison with professionals)

* Cleaning the Church and Cabin gutters twice a year.

* Pruning the Grape Arbor.

* Grant Writing

* Fund-raising and the creation of a Foundation.

* Events Promotions:
   # Concert series to use the Church
   # Easter Egg Hunt
   # Road Rally - waypoint or picnic stop.
   # Bicycle tours - waypoint and tours
   # Retirement home tours.

* Construction Projects needing project leaders or liasons with other service groups such as Eagle Scouts.
   # Restroom Project (septic system is already installed)
   # Shed addition to house additional artifacts.
   # Refurbishing and displaying of the horse harness for the Mud-Wagon.

Recently Completed Volunteer Projects:
   # Church repainting: - Danny Hartwig - Eagle Scout
   # Waterline to the Cabin: David Naschand - Eagle Scout
   # Well refurbished and Well-shed built: Matt Prosa - Eagle Scout
   # Wheelchair Ramp: James Guntermann - Eagle Scout

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