Local Volunteer Opportunities in Aviation

Prefer to donate your time to support aviation education and enrichment in the community? Please consider one of the numerous volunteer opportunities below. Except where noted, these roles have no cost other than time and enthusiasm!
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*HOT!* April EAA Ford Tri-Motor Visit!
EAA Chapter 1593 is looking for volunteers to help with various ground duties for the Ford Tri-Motor return to Yuba County Airport, 8-15 April, 2019. Roles include Passenger Escort, Crowd Control, Shift Team Leader, and Fire Guards. Watching a training video is required. Approximately 4-5 volunteer hours per day volunteered. For more information, please contact EAA Chapter 1593.  Write to : chapter1593@gmail.com
 
*NEW!* “Yes You Can!” Speaker Series Director
Coordinate location, panelists, marketing, and setup for NCAI’s monthly aviation education speaker series. Works in conjunction with NCAI Education Committee, and no aviation knowledge is required. Approximately four volunteer hours per month (mainly a few phone calls and emails). For more information, please contact NCAI.
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Yuba Sutter LSA Teen Build Adult Mentor. 
Beginning this fall, guide local high school students building a full-size, flying RV-12 airplane. Requires communicating and working with high school-age students in a shop setting, attention to detail, and ability to comprehend written plans and assembly instructions. Basic mechanical aptitude (use of common hand and power tools), experience building aircraft, and familiarity with aircraft structures is helpful, but not required. Mentor training occurs summer 2019, and fingerprinting by local sheriff’s office required (provided). Approximately 2-4 volunteer hours per week, weekday afternoons or evenings. For more information, please contact NCAI
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Sutter County Airport Maintenance.
Periodically mow grass and weeds between and around airport ramp, taxiways, and runway using airport’s large tractor-towed mower. Sutter Buttes Regional Aviation Association (SBRAA) provides training for operating the tractor. During spring/summer/fall seasons, at least two volunteer hours per month. For more information, please contact SBRAAhttp://sutterbuttesaviation.org/contactusmembership.html
 
EAA Young Eagles Pilots and Ground Volunteers.
Take youth ages 8-17 on initial flight in an aircraft, as part of Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles initiative. Pilots must be appropriately licensed, provide their own aircraft (owned or rented), and pay for all flight expenses. Ground volunteers review application paperwork, print certificates, and pair youth with pilots. Pilot and ground volunteers require national EAA membership number, and free Youth Protection Program training and online background check. Monthly and quarterly Young Eagles events at Sutter or Yuba County Airports. For more information, please contact EAA Chapter 1593chapter1593@gmail.com
 
Yuba-Sutter Sheriff’s Aero-Squadron.

Furnish aircraft and personnel to assist law enforcement. Volunteer pilots support activities including search-and-rescue, aerial observation, and emergency transportation of Sheriff’s Office personnel. Regular meetings and training. Interested pilots should contact the Yuba-Sutter Sheriff’s Aero-Squadronhttps://www.suttersheriff.org/jobs/vol/aero.aspx 

 
EAA Chapter 1593 Scholarship Committee.
Assist in coordinating and selecting candidates and recipients of various chapter-administered scholarships, including Ray Scholarship and EAA Air Academy summer camp. Requires national EAA membership number and Chapter 1593 membership. Approximately two volunteer hours per month. For more information, please contact EAA Chapter 1593chapter1593@gmail.com
 
EAA Chapter 1593 Membership Committee.
Manage membership rolls for local Marysville-Yuba City EAA Chapter, in conjunction with chapter secretary/treasurer. Coordinate follow-up with Young Eagles to redeem their free EAA Student Membership and Chapter 1593 Membership. Requires national EAA membership number and Chapter 1593 membership, and open to Student Members. Approximately two volunteer hours per month. For more information, please contact EAA Chapter 1593chapter1593@gmail.com
 
EAA Chapter 1593 Nominating Committee.
Conduct the annual process of recruiting nominees for various elected positions within the Chapter, and report these nominations to the membership of the chapter. Requires national EAA membership number and Chapter 1593 membership, and open to Student Members. Approximately three volunteer hours per year. For more information, please contact EAA Chapter 1593chapter1593@gmail.com
 
LSA Teen Build Steering Committee.
As part of NCAI’s Education Committee, responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of the Teen Build pilot program, providing budget recommendations to the Education Committee, and coordinating NCAI support for future expansion of the airplane building initiative to regional public and charter schools. Approximately five volunteer hours per month. For more information, please contact NCAI
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NCAI Education Committee.
Responsible for coordinating aviation scholarship, speaker series, and other educational and enrichment programs including LSA Teen Build. Provide recommendations and budget requests to NCAI for educational initiatives. Approximately three volunteer hours per month. For more information, please contact NCAI. 
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NCAI Workforce Development Committee.
Responsible for developing meaningful, accessible regional aviation career pathways, including pilot, UAS (drone) operations, and Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT). Approximately three volunteer hours per month. For more information, please contact NCAI. 
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NCAI Finance Committee.
Responsible for compiling and monitoring annual budget, donor relations, and fundraising. Approximately three volunteer hours per month. For more information, please contact NCAI. 
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