Join a dynamic group of individuals motivated by the need to protect our natural world with particular emphasis on environmental conservation and education. Youth Education is an important aspect of our organization and we need volunteers to join our Youth Education Team.
You will work with an established team of volunteers who are passionate about inspiring children to learn about nature. The team visits schools, science fairs, or community events, leads family birding walks, develops curriculum, awards teacher grants, sends low-income students to summer camp, and awards college scholarships to students throughout the Eastside. Great position for a retired teacher, a stay-at-home parent not currently teaching in the classroom, students pursuing a teaching degree, or anybody who is motivated to inspire local youth to treasure nature.
- Be a voice for the environment and inspire our next generation
- Make friends and meet new people
- Gain classroom teaching experience, or stay active in a field you love
- Interest in Birding, Conservation, or the Environment
- Willingness to learn about Eastside Audubon’s programs
- Prior teaching experience or a background working with youth a plus, but NOT required
- Ability to volunteer a minimum of 3-5 hours most months
- Reliable transportation
- Friendliness, enjoy meeting new people
Duties may include:
- Lead a workshop and bird walk at a local classroom
- Review Scholarship applications
- Attend local community fairs and invite kids and families to participate in a scavenger hunt, game, craft, or short bird walk
- Attend team meetings, 1 Tuesday evening a month
- Setup and return event materials
- Prepare supplies for classroom presentations and community events
To join this team and become part of an organization that makes a difference in your community,
email firstname.lastname@example.org .
The mission of Eastside Audubon is to protect, preserve and enhance natural ecosystems and our communities for the benefit of birds, other wildlife and people. Established in 1980 as a Chapter of National Audubon, Eastside Audubon has grown to 1,200+ strong and serves the urban and rural communities east of Seattle.
- Teaching / Instruction
- Environmental Education
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 19
- Orientation or Training
- A few hours most months