Docent Volunteer for Oakland Nature Preserve

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Oakland Nature Preserve

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Oakland Nature Preserve

We are eagerly recruiting volunteers for our Docent Program at Oakland Nature Preserve. Docents are needed to greet visitors on the porch of our education center and chat with visitors in our museum/library on topics such as history of the preserve and our region, habitat restoration, native flora and fauna.

Whether you are a nature enthusiast or an expert, or passionate about the environment, restoration, conservation or preservation, we'd love to hear from you. Training and reference materials will be available.

Docent Volunteer Requirements:

- At least 18 years old (or signed parental consent form)

- Reliable transportation

- Friendly and outgoing

- Desire to learn about Florida’s ecosystems, plants, animals and the history of the Preserve

- Minimum of 1 Saturday per month, 4 hour shift from 9-1 or 1-5

- Attire must be comfortable and weather-appropriate, close-toed shoes.

- Appearance must be neat and clean; no perfumes or scented lotions.

If you are interested in this or other volunteer opportunities at Oakland Nature Preserve, contact Nicole O'Brien at for more information.

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  • Habitat Restoration
  • Archeology
  • Environmental Education
  • General Education
  • Environmental Science


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 6-month commitment & 4-weeks’ notice

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