Site Steward - Circle B Bar Reserve


(27.996706,-81.87301)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

4399 Winter Lake RoadLakeland, FL 33803

About

The Site Steward volunteer opportunity involves Landscaping and Gardening, Maintaining the Exterior Appearance and Inspecting Facility, or being an Education Station Volunteer. Join our team in welcoming guests to Polk County from 44 different countries and all 50 states.

Landscaping and Gardening
* Work in large shade house to weed and propagate native plants.
* Trim grass on boardwalk.
* Maintain landscape beds around the Polk Nature Discovery Center.
* Maintain the outdoor classroom area.
* Water, weeding, and planting.

Maintaining the Exterior Appearance and Inspecting Facility
* Pressure-wash and clean building exterior.
* Create and maintain our outdoor classroom area.
* Hike the trails and remove trash, debris, and report issues to staff.
* Check buildings, barns, and shade house for issues with doors, lights, insects, etc.
* Maintain the tour tram's appearance.

Education Station Volunteer
* Assigned to stations along the trail to talk to visitors about wildlife and conservation.
* Prepare and present educational programs to visitors. Greet visitors to Circle B Bar Reserve and Polk's Nature Discovery Center.
* Assist in leading field studies programs for 3-5 grade classes.




Must have the ability to step up into a 4x4 truck. Must have the ability to step up and down into the tram that is about one foot high off the ground and must have the ability to drive a truck.

Must be able to carry at least 40 pounds and move things such as tables and props.




Training will be provided at assignment location. You will gain experience, receive a free t-shirt after 30 hours of service, complimentary lunch, meet others, make a difference, free admission etc.

Skills

  • Landscaping
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening
  • Environmental Education

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Flexible days and times

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