Naturalist Training at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge


Cause Areas


Thu Feb 22, 2018 09:00 AM - Thu Mar 15, 2018 03:00 PM


19255 S.W. Pacific HwySherwood, OR 97140


Connect with your community and your local Wildlife Refuge! Become a Volunteer Naturalist with the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge and learn about the amazing wildlife who call the Refuge home while giving back.

Volunteer Naturalists welcome visitors, lead school and community field trips, facilitate opportunistic learning, and serve as a refuge resource. During the spring training volunteers will gain skills in environmental education, group management, and nature awareness all while exploring the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge.

Once trained, volunteers commit to providing support to the Conservation Education program as field trip leaders, group guides, and classroom based informal educators. Opportunities exist throughout the year, not just during the school year. Additional opportunities to work with varying age groups (including adults) and at different venues are available.


  • Public Speaking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Environmental Education
  • Teaching / Instruction

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30 hours within the first year after training.

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