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Visitor Center Greeter and Nature Store Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

  • 58 people are interested

The Refuge’s interactive visitor center will be standing in the dark without your assistance! As a Visitor Center Greeter and Nature Store volunteer, you will help visitors connect to Refuge lands through a variety of recreational opportunities. The John D. Dingell Jr. Visitor Center is located in Trenton, MI at the Refuge Gateway property off West Jefferson Avenue.

If you like interacting with people from all walks of life, this is the volunteer position for you! Volunteer duties include: meet and cheerfully greet visitors; provide area and Refuge recreation opportunity information; give orientations about the work of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Wildlife Refuge System; assist visitors with rules and regulations; answer telephones; answer visitor questions; respond to visitor correspondence; distribute brochures and restock brochures.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to share their knowledge and appreciation of the environment and the National Wildlife Refuge System with diverse audiences.

Age Requirement: Age 18 years old and up.

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About Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

Location:

5437 West Jefferson Ave., Trenton, MI 48183, US

Mission Statement

"The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's mission is, working with others, to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people."

Description

The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is located along the lower Detroit River and western shoreline of Lake Erie, just 20 miles south of Detroit and 50 miles north of Toledo, Ohio. Situated in a major metropolitan area, the refuge’s location is truly unique.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Community, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5437 West Jefferson AvenueTrentonTrenton, MI 48183

(42.11497,-83.18709)
 

SKILLS

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Environmental Education

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • Four hours per week
  • Age Requirement: Age 18 years old and up.

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