World Sparrow Day team Invites Volunteers this year!

This World Sparrow Day, Nature Forever Society (NFS) is inviting volunteers for its various events in Mumbai. We welcome people from all backgrounds, education, jobs etc to join our team in celebrating Sparrows for a slew of exciting events across a span of a week.

If your answer to any of the following questions is an affirmative yes, then buckle up your saddles and become a part of our team!

Do you love interacting with people? Are you addicted to social media? Do you spend a lot of your time talking & sharing opinions online? Is blogging your favorite venting machine? Do you have a passion for photography? Would you like to combine your interest in social media with the love for Sparrows? Do you have a passion for environment or conservation issues? Is interacting with journalists’ and researchers a dream of yours?

Join WSD onsite social reporting team, gain entry to Environmental journalism & policy workshop for free!

This is a great way to gain invite to our events and don a reporter’s cap. The onsite reporting team would be creating blog posts, taking pictures and reporting live on social media about the ongoing event. Besides, those with interest in photography and videography can especially contribute to reporting the event happenings online. This would basically help in letting the conversation going as and when it happens.

When you become a social media volunteer or reporter for World Sparrow Day, you also get a chance to attend our Workshop on Environmental journalism, emerging media and policy which has experienced people from writers, to journalists to nonprofits to law-makers attending.

Become a volunteer & register today, only limited seats!

Join WSD on-ground organizing team, win experience certificates!

If you love to engage with people, spread awareness or are good at public speaking and events management, then this is just the right opportunity for you. You get to be part of our organizing team and attend events around the city of Mumbai at various locations, meet inspiring people and raise awareness around Sparrows and the need for bird conservation.

Here are the details for the various events across Mumbai that you could volunteer for.

Event Date Timeline Place Type Skill/s needed Volunteers Needed
02.03.14 9 am onwards Maharashtra Nature ParkDharavi, Mumbai Mumbai Adopters’ Meet E, K, V, P, R 3-8
14.03.14 Friday 10 am Rachna Sansad College Of Applied Art & Craft278, Shankar Ghanekar Marg, shan, Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400025 Presentation & talk with students E, R, S, V, P 3-5
14.03.14 Friday 5 pm Godrej Industries Pirojshanagar, Eastern Expresss Highway, Vikhroli, Mumbai – 400079, India. Conference E, R, S 3-5
15.03.14 Saturday 10 am onwards Oberoi Mall Oberoi Garden City, Goregaon East, Western Express Hwy, Mumbai-400063 Interactive activities for kids & adults E, B, P, V, R, S, A, K 3-8
16.03.14 Sunday 10 am onwards Oberoi Mall Oberoi Garden City, Goregaon East, Western Express Hwy, Mumbai-400063 Interactive activities for kids & adults E, B, P, V, R, S, A, K 3-8
16.03.14 Sunday 7:30 am onwards Fort Area, Mumbai Sparrow Walk A, E 5-20
19.03.14Tuesday 10 am onwards Mumbai Press Club Glass House, Mahapalika Marg, Azad Maidan, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001 Workshop on Environmental journalism, emerging media and policy E, R, S, P 5-10
20.03.14Wednesday 4 pm onwards Maharashtra Nature ParkDharavi, Mumbai WSD main event & Sparrow Awards C, P, SD, B, S, E 5-10

Key: E (Public Engagement), K (Kids Engagement), B (Blogging), S (Social Media), D (Creative Design), P (Photography), V (Videography), R (Report Writing), A (Agile & active to stand for long hours or be part of walks), C (Certificate handling & Compeering), SD (Stage Decoration & design)

Besides, the aforementioned event details, we have activities happening constantly both online and on-ground that one could participate in.

With WSD 2014 celebrations planned across a week in Mumbai and many international ones registered from countries like Spain, Malaysia, Kenya and Pakistan, we are going truly global. Therefore, it’s only natural that a smart and savvy group of volunteers start creating euphoria around World Sparrow Day before time.

If you are not in Mumbai, you can also become an online volunteer with us! You can blog, tweet, facebook, vlog or pinterest etc using your favorite social media by tagging us all through the coming month. We welcome new ideas, visual creatives, blog posts, vlogs, you tube videos, pinterest pins and innovating campaigning tools from each and everyone who becomes part of our team.

To volunteer, shoot an email to with your area of interest, event, skills and contact number.
Last Date to apply: 1st March 2014 (Saturday)