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Pacific Marine Mammal Center

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"The Pacific Marine Mammal Center rescues, rehabilitates and releases marine mammals and inspires ocean stewardship through research, education and collaboration."

Docent Volunteer Description

Morning shift: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Afternoon shift: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

As a PMMC Docent, you will be joining a team of dynamic individuals who are passionate about sharing our mission and knowledge about marine mammals and conservation. Docents greet our guests and take them on a tour to view the animals in our outdoor pools. Throughout the tour, PMMC Docents share information about how we rescue and rehabilitate the animals in our care as well as why it is important and how people can get involved in our mission. Docents can also get involved with promoting PMMC’s mission throughout the community by participating in various local outreach events.

Please note, all potential PMMC Docents will be required to complete a Live Scan.

To apply for this position, please follow the visiting link: https://app.betterimpact.com/Application?OrganizationGuid=c98e8932-14b4-45cf-ba39-2c5557303b39&ApplicationFormNumber=1

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About Pacific Marine Mammal Center

Location:

20612 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, US

Mission Statement

Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization with a mission to rescue, medically treat and rehabilitate marine mammals that strand along the Orange County coastline due to illness or injury, release healthy marine mammals to their natural habitat, and increase public awareness of the marine environment through education and research.

Description

Established in 1971 as Friends of the Sea Lion, it has been the passion and the goal of PMMC to act as protector and caregiver to marine mammals and to function as a steward of the animals' habitat. PMMC consistently achieves its goal through an efficient animal care program, a dedicated and capable network of volunteers, and a broad range of educational programs that serve to inform and encourage the public to participate in protecting the animals that share our coastline, as well as promoting the development of practices that will ensure a healthy ocean environment.

WHEN

Thu Aug 15, 2019 - Sat Aug 15, 2020
09:30 AM - 04:30 PM  

WHERE

20612 Laguna Canyon RoadLaguna Beach, CA 92651

(33.57295,-117.76247)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One day a week, on a specific shift.

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