Map Salespeople: If you love the Berkeley Pathways map and think you can convince others of its value, we want your help. We need to find more stores that will carry the map as well as to improve our publicity for it. The map helps people discover the paths, and map sales are a major source of money to support our path building and path maintenance activities. Local bookstores have been our best customers, but as more and more of them close their doors, we need to expand our markets. If sales is not your strong suit, but you like to write or have artistic talent, we can also put you to work on press releases, flyers, and posters. Contact us at maps@berkeleypaths.org if you would like to volunteer – or if you have suggestions for, or contacts in, stores or organizations that might sell our maps.

Newsletter Editor: Someone computer savvy and/or familiar with page layout or similar skills is needed to help the newsletter editor. The newsletter is published quarterly.

Board Members: If you support BPWA’s work, want a rewarding community service experience, and like working with fun, energetic people, you may enjoy serving on the BPWA Board. We meet once a month and have a variety of activities with which to get involved.

The BPWA Walk Committee Needs You!

Do you enjoy BPWA’s guided walks?  Have you considered leading one but aren’t sure what’s involved?  Or do you have a great idea for a walk but don’t want to lead it? Do you know someone who might lead a walk or who might contribute expertise?  Could you help us rewrite the online descriptions of walk routes so they are more uniform? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then please contact us at walks@berkeleypaths.org.

Help needed to build and restore paths.

We are always looking for people to help build and maintain paths. Feel the rewards of what a group can accomplish in under 2 hours; the before and after are incredible! We always have refreshments, we finish on time and it feels wonderful to use your muscles to do a bit of community service. Contact us at path.maintenance@berkeleypaths.org to participate or get more information.

Also Needed:Writers, artists, and pamphleteers to

  • post & distribute flyers, forge links between community organizations, and
  • attract more volunteers (picture Tom Sawyer and his fence in need of painting)

Help publicize BPWA and strengthen our connections to other community groups so that we can better maintain and enhance Berkeley’s treasured paths and enable more people to enjoy them.