Eclipse Volunteers Needed for OMSI Salem Event

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The outreach team is looking for ~10 volunteers to join us at the fairgrounds on 21 August to support OMSI's event in Salem. All 8000 tickets are sold out, so if you wanted to go - here is your chance!

If you don't have a scope, we can provide one for you. If you'd rather do some tabling, you can talk to visitors about RCA, eclipse mechanics, go deep into the Sun, Moon, or anything else astro-related you want to speak on. Please note: You may feel free to pause public viewing from your scope as you need in order to take images, and we will suggest people enjoy the sight. OMSI will be encouraging everyone to view the event in silence (for the most part).

All volunteers will receive free entrance and parking, eclipse glasses, and RCA will buy you a souvenir event shirt to wear that day as this will be a once-in-a-lifetime event for most of us.

Please send an email to Jennifer at with any questions, suggestions, and commitments.

P.S. If you are unable to travel out of town, we are also in need of interpreters for the not-so-total eclipse on the OMSI campus.