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Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center

Come out to Sheldon and walk the trails! Our rovers interact with guests to answer questions, provide directions, and point out wildlife! Sheldon Lake State Park is open daily from 8:00am-5:00pm. If you enjoy talking to people, this opportunity is for you! Preferred volunteer days are Saturdays or Sundays for 2-3 hours. May be asked to assist with outreach events outside of the park.

Preferred experience would include knowledge of flora and fauna indigenous to the Piney Woods region of Texas, experience presenting to groups, and the ability to walk trails or stand for several hours at a time. Shifts will be primarily on weekend days, or as needed. Volunteer will need to coordinate a schedule with park staff.

Minimum age of 18-Criminal Background Check required

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About Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center

Location:

14140 Garrett Road, Houston, TX 77044, US

Mission Statement

Inspire current and future generations to manage and conserve natural resources by safely providing environmental learning and outdoor recreational opportunities that will promote lifelong stewardship while preserving Sheldon Lake Sate Park and Environmental Learning Center.

Description

Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning center provides outdoor recreational and educational opportunities for the people of Houston and surrounding areas. The park is free to the public, and open Sunday through Saturday from 8 am-5 pm. Established as a state park in 1984, Sheldon Lake State Park focuses on educating the community on the importance of environmental stewardship. Visitors are welcome to enjoy fishing, hiking, or participate in ranger led programs.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

14140 Garret RoadHouston, TX 77044

(29.88181,-95.16529)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 1-3 hours a week
  • public speaking skills, good with children, knowledgable about nature

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