Visitor Experience Volunteer

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Jerome "Buddie" Ford Nature Center

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The Visitor Experience Volunteer will be responsible for visitor interactions and resource interpretation in the Nature Center and on the trails within Dora Kelley Nature Park. They may occasionally staff the front desk and answer phones as needed. Good communication skills are essential to this opportunity. Volunteer must be at least 16 years old and must be willing to volunteer a minimum of 8 hours/month.

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About Jerome "Buddie" Ford Nature Center


5750 Sanger Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311, US

Mission Statement

To provide quality nature-based interpretive programs and services for City of Alexandria residents and aid in the management, conservation, and protection of Alexandria’s natural resources through informative recommendations and conservation projects.


The Jerome "Buddie" Ford Nature Center offers a variety of nature-based interpretive programs and services for City residents. Programming is conducted on a citywide basis by a small staff of professionally trained Naturalists. The Nature Center also contains interpretive exhibits on the natural history of the local area, with a focus on Dora Kelley Nature Park.



We'll work with your schedule.


5750 Sanger AvenueAlexandria, VA 22311



  • Office Reception
  • STEM
  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Public Speaking
  • Environmental Education


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours per month

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