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


2560 Embarcadero RoadPalo Alto, CA 94303


Are you interested in sharing nature programs with students in East Palo Alto? We're starting a new partnership with Canopy, Grassroots Ecology, and Catholic Charities Youth Club to lead children in outdoor community-led science. If you love to help kids learn how things grow, and are available on week-day afternoons, this is the opportunity for you!

You could be outside, guiding children in making observations about nature, or inside, using hands-on teaching materials to guide students towards a better understanding of environmental stewardship.

Assist in teaching nature programs to local children
Work cooperatively with clients, staff, other volunteers, and collaborating organizations
Keep up to date about program and materials changes with the EV organization

The ideal person will:
Be comfortable working in indoor and outdoor settings
Be flexible with duties
Be available in the afternoon during the week
Be able to relate to a wide range of people
Have experience or interest in informal education
Be able to think on their feet and adapt content depending on the audience
Have a passion for the environment and environmental stewardship.

Environmental Volunteers provides support and training to all volunteers.


  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • General Education

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 2 x 2 hour shifts per month

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