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Event Support Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Deering Estate

  • 62 people are interested
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This opportunity is for volunteers aged 16 and older
Volunteers times vary by event - may be evenings during the week or on the weekend

Volunteers will assist:
at the Main Gate with guest arrival, customer service and ushering
monitoring movement through the historic houses

Please contact david.lotker@miamidade.gov with any questions or add questions to the comment section of your registration

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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.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Environment
Arts & Culture, Community, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Deering Estate16701 sw 72 AveMiami, FL 33157

(25.61588,-80.3083)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Customer Service
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • event vary in length from 2 - 8 hours
  • wear closed toe shoes, comfortable attire, solid color shirt, water-bottle, bug spray, sunscreen

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