Education Volunteer

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Columbia Springs

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Education volunteers assist with elementary field trips at Columbia Springs. Each year, we see over 6,000 youth during our field trip programs that cover ecology, macroinvertebrates, water quality, and more. For many children, this is one of their first outdoor learning experiences and it is important to have many chaperones around to facilitate a unique and wonderful experience. Being an Education Volunteer is a great way to gain educational experience and help support local youth. This program is perfect for retired educators and students seeking experience in an education center.


  • Education Volunteers must be able to pass a background check
  • You must be available during the school daytime hours
  • You should enjoy spending time with children and helping them learn about the environment.
  • We are seeking volunteers who can commit to a weekly schedule

  • Prep classrooms for field trips (i.e. set out microscopes, books, assignments)
  • Aide the Education Instructor
  • Occasionally lead small groups of students in educational activities
  • Answer questions from students, teachers, and adult chaperones
  • Facilitate good behavior
  • Clean up & debrief following a field trip

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Children & Youth Education & Literacy Environment


We'll work with your schedule.


12208 SE Evergreen HighwayVancouver, WA 98683



  • Child Development
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Environmental Education
  • General Education




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-5 hours per week

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