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Majestic View Nature Center

  • 8 people are interested
Teaching by the lake

The MVNC Program Teacher volunteer leads school, scout, community, and/or public programs and may host public hours and programs. School Programs are designed for PreK-6 th grade students based on state science standards. Students rotate through 3 to 5 class stations per visit; each program teacher is responsible for one station (class) per visit. Scout, community and public programs are on a variety of topics including gardening, natural history, and current environmental issues.

Program Teachers receive training and access to class descriptions, outlines and curriculum and are always encouraged to observe other experienced staff and volunteers teach.

The principal time of year that Program Teachers are most scheduled are September- October and April -May during the height of school field trip season. You are always invited to host public hours and programs at any time of the year.

1 More opportunity with Majestic View Nature Center

About Majestic View Nature Center

Location:

7030 Garrison Street, Arvada, CO 80002, US

Mission Statement

To inspire environmental learning and interpretive connections with our community. The interpretive programs will broaden the visitor's horizon beyond the park boundary and offer a greater understanding in the natural resources that exist around us.

Description

Majestic View Nature Center is a 3,000 sq. ft. nature center housing hands-on displays, wildlife exhibits, a kid's activity area, classrooms and meeting spaces. Outside the center there is a 25,000 sq. ft. water-conserving demontration garden. The adjacent Majestic View Community Park encompasses over 80 acres, including lake and wetland areas, a beautiful demonstration garden, interpretive trails, prairie grasses and many wildlife species. We offer education programs for schools, scouts, and community groups and many varied public programs.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7030 Garrison St.Arvada, CO 80004

(39.82395,-105.1005)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Speaking
  • Public Relations
  • Environmental Science
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 3 hours per month
  • Availability to teach mornings usually 9 - noon in Spring and Fall, teach at outreaches at schools and daycares in afternoons, evening programs, or weekend activities.

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