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Deering Estate

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This opportunity is for volunteers age 16+

Our holiday season of events kicks off at the Deering Estate!

Volunteers will be needed to greet and direct guests throughout the evening festivities.

Volunteers will also need to assist staff throughout the evening with various other duties.

Please wear festive holiday attire with comfortable, closed toe shoes.

Bring a water bottle and insect repellent.

Duties require for volunteer to be outside and standing throughout the evening.

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About Deering Estate

Location:

16701 SW 72 Avenue, Miami, FL 33157, US

Mission Statement

The Deering Estate is dedicated to preserve and protect the natural, archaeological, architectural, and historic legacy of the Estate by using wise stewardship in the management and utilization of its sensitive resources, while educating and enhancing the public appreciation of the unique characteristics of the site through compatible uses.

Description

Established in 1989, the Deering Estate Foundation (Foundation), is a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 Florida Corporation created to support the Deering Estate (Estate) - a 444 acre natural preserve and historic site listed on the National Register of Historic Places with unequaled physical features and learning opportunities located in a single site accessible to the public. The Foundation supports the Deering Estate's mission, programs and projects in order to preserve and protect the natural, archaeological, architectural and historic legacy of the Estate by using wise stewardship in the management and utilization of its sensitive resources, while educating and enhancing the public appreciation of the unique characteristics of the site through compatible uses. The Foundation and the Estate currently partner and co-manage projects and initiatives including the interpretive signage and marker program, youth and adult volunteer programs, Concert Series, Artist Village/Artist in Residence Program, Learning Programs and various conservation and restoration projects. The Foundation also coordinates major community events such as the Seafood Festival, Wine on Harvest Moon, Festival of the Arts and an annual donor and volunteer appreciation event held each May...all to generate awareness about the Estate's mission and its various conservation and environmental stewardship programs.

WHEN

Tue Nov 26, 2019
05:00 PM - 10:30 PM  

WHERE

Deering Estate16701 sw 72 aveMIAMI, FL 33157

(25.61549,-80.30692)
 

SKILLS

  • History
  • Exhibition Arts
  • People Skills
  • Public Relations
  • Ushering
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • 5.5 hours
  • wear holiday attire and closed toe shoes, bring bug spray and a water bottle, required to stand

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