Docent/ Education Volunteer


(33.711994,-118.294174)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

3601 South Gaffey Street #8San Pedro, CA 90731
Docent answering questions from our visitors during a classroom tour.

About

Docent/ Education Volunteer

We are looking for friendly, outgoing volunteers with the ability to communicate with guests and staff effectively. Docents/Education Volunteers are specially trained to meet and greet our visitors then educate them on our mission as well as the causes of how sea lions and seals end up at our facility. You will talk with our visitors, answer questions, and conduct scheduled tours, give classroom presentations to large groups of school children. Must be willing to learn to use the cash register and assist in our gift shop. We train our volunteers, so no experience needed, but must have a good audible speaking voice and be comfortable speaking with groups of people.

Skills: Patience, compassion, organization and ability to give and follow directions. Must be able to maintain a calm demeanor and adapt quickly and have an approachable demeanor.

Skills

  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Group Facilitation
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once Weekly on a Consistent Day
  • Must be comfortable speaking with groups of people and have some customer service experience

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