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Volunteering Opportunities - Education Activities

  • Education Assistant/Instruction: Staff exhibit tables, distribute literature or public speaking. Assist with on and off-site field trips and visiting groups of all ages. Requires experience or additional training. (occasional)
  • Weekend Exhibit Hall Programs: Develop and/or present programs open to the public within the exhibit hall. Can be advertised on a regular basis or impromptu. Topics must be discussed with staff prior to presentation.
  • Education Assistant/Curriculum: Assist with the research, compilation and organization of materials to be used in future educational programs. (regular)
  • Education Assistant/Office: Administrative or office experience a plus. Assist the staff and other volunteers with the filing, organization and recreation of booklets, pamphlets, mailings and other items needed for the educational programs. (regular)
  • Exhibit Docents: Answer questions, guide visitors and provide other visitor service activities throughout the exhibit hall. Assist in crowd management. (regular)
  • Special Events & Coastal Training Program Assistants: Assist staff with annual or one-time events such as Estuary Day, Coastal Clean-up or other events held at the Reserve. Duties could include registration, food service, membership sales, photographing the event, set up or clean up. (occasional)
  • Trail Guide: lead groups of all sizes through the reserve while giving information about the history of the reserve and the wildlife and habitats that can be found on the properties. (Weekends & weekdays continual May-Sept.)
  • Outreach Events: Represent the reserve at various local festivals throughout the year. Provide information to the attending public. Other outreach activities include presenting a PowerPoint presentation about the reserve at various community organizations.
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A volunteer conducts the Birds, Botany and Breakfast tour


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Last updated: September 13, 2013

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