Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park1200 South Crandon Blvd.Key Biscayne, FL 33149

About

Cape Florida Lighthouse is Miami-Dade's oldest historical structure. Located on the southern tip of Key Biscayne, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park gets thousands of visitors every year. One of the main attractions at the Park is the Light house and Keeper's Cottage Museum.

The Lighthouse Docent is responsible for greeting visitors and interpreting the historic, cultural, and natural points of interest in the park and lighthouse compound.

Volunteer Benefits:

  • To enjoy the most unobstructed view of Miami and beautiful Biscayne Bay.

  • To gain experience in public speaking as an interpretive tour guide.

  • To meet, greet, and work with hundreds of people from the United States and around the world.

  • To learn about cultural and natural history through research and contacts with historians, and lighthouse

    enthusiasts who will be on your tours.

Climbing the stairs is a great form of cardio-vascular exercise for a healthy heart, but is not required for the position.

Training will be provided on these various topics before you start.

Skills

  • Bilingual
  • Public Speaking
  • Environmental Education
  • General Education

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • regularly scheduled 2 hrs/wk
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