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Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center3131 S. Central AvenuePhoenix, AZ 85040


About Audubon Arizona:

A part of the City of Phoenix's Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area, the Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center sits on a former dump site, now a reclaimed haven for wildlife and over 200 species of birds in an increasingly urbanized metropolitan area. The Center offers everyone the opportunity to connect to nature and to experience the outdoors year round.

Audubon Arizona Mission:

Our mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and earth's biological diversity.


River Pathways is a dynamic program that takes high school teens out of their classrooms and transforms them into the next generation of conservation leaders. River Pathways Volunteers assist with various aspects of this program with classroom presentations, science modules, and conservation workdays.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with and prepare for morning set-up
  • Implement in class presentations, and leading student-driven discussions
  • Assist with field trips that align to classroom materials
  • Describe and explain information in ways all age groups can understand
  • Work with co-leaders of stations to provide engaging lessons
  • Represent Audubon Arizona in a positive manner by maintaining a positive attitude and delivering excellent guest experiences
  • Friendly, outgoing personality to interact with students and guests of all ages
  • Comfortable being outdoors, with varying degrees of heat and inclement weather
  • Ability to adapt to changing environments
  • Ability to relate skills to others
  • Know, or be willing to learn, various types of fauna, flora, and animals commonly seen at Audubon Arizona
  • Ability to travel to on-site locations, with mileage reimbursement
  • Ability to walk a one mile interpretive trail
  • Must pass background check

*Thorough training and shadowing will be provided*


  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Public Speaking
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 shifts per month, shits are M-F around 4 hours
  • Willingness to learn Sonoran desert habitat, comfortable working with others and leading students

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