(37.0305,-121.65699)
 

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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

10001 Watsonville RoadGilroy, CA 95020

About

POSITION:

This beautiful and culturally significant 4.5 acre park site is located just minutes from the cities of Gilroy and Morgan Hill. The park features the beautiful Uvas Creek and a wealth of cultural artifacts including bedrock mortars and petroglyphs left by the Amah Mutsun Tribe who occupied the area for thousands of years prior to arrival of the Spanish in the late 1700s. The park includes a self-guided interpretive walk and an interpretive shelter focusing on tribal culture and the Adams schoolhouse which was located on this property from the 1850s until 1956

Assist park staff with school programs at Chitactac Adams Heritage County Park! Field trips focus on the traditions of the Amah Mutsun people who lived here for more than 3000 years.

Docents lead groups of 10-15 students from the 3rd and 4th grades along Uvas Creek in educational activities such as: acorn processing, local wildlife, and traditional games.

REQUIREMENTS:

Weekday morning fieldtrips

Public speaking experience

Experience working with youth

Complete all required training

Pass Live Scan background check

Provide own transportation

Questions?

Elizabeth Evans - Parks Program Coordinator elizabeth.evans@prk.sccgov.org 408-918-7773

Jan Shriner - Park Interpreter Janet.shriner@prk.sccgov.org 408-846-5632

For more information: https://www.sccgov.org/sites/parks/Volunteer/Documents/Chitactac-Adams-Park-Docent.pdf

Skills

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Storytelling
  • Public Speaking
  • Botany
  • Environmental Education

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekday Mornings

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