Dinosaur Ridge Tour Guide & Educator
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Dinosaur Ridge is a non-profit outdoor museum with over 300 dinosaur footprints and dozens of dinosaur bones still in place from the Mesozoic, the Age of the Dinosaurs. Dinosaur Ridge programs are run by volunteers like you! Whether you are looking for a long term opportunity or short term, Dinosaur Ridge has volunteer opportunities for everyone!
School Group Educator & Tour Guide
Do you like kids ages 3-18? Each year between 15,000-18,000 school children come to Dinosaur Ridge on school field trips. More than 1/3 of those children are from low-income schools who receive free tours of Dinosaur Ridge thanks to our Field Experience Fund. We are able to offer such opportunities due to volunteer educators leading tours of Dinosaur Ridge’s fossil sites and conducting education programs at our Visitor Center. If you are interested in children, education, teaching, interpreting, working on public speaking skills or just like to learn something new, this is the opportunity for you! We are also looking for volunteers who are bilingual in Spanish and English (not required, but a bonus!). No background in geology or paleontology is required and in-depth training is provided.
School tours/programs are conducted during the school year on weekdays between 9am-3pm, and we also offer tours for camps and adult groups during the summer. You can choose to volunteer as as often as you would like, with a min. commitment of 8 hrs/month, If this seems like something you are interested in, please visit http://www.dinoridge.org/volunteer.html for more details and to complete our volunteer application.
We'll work with your schedule.
16831 West Alameda ParkwayMorrison, CO 80465
- Public Speaking
- Environmental Education
- Math / Science Instruction
- Teaching / Instruction
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- Flexible. Typically weekdays between 10am-3pm.
- Willingness to learn!