Teacher Naturalist- No Experience Required!

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Audubon Greenwich

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Join our friendly and passionate team of volunteer Teacher Naturalists and lead or assist with school field trips at the Greenwich Audubon Center! Each spring and fall we lead guided hikes and nature programs for school groups from all over CT and NY with the goal of connecting children to nature. We aim to instill a sense of appreciate for nature in children and inspire them to help protect the natural world.

No prior experience is required or expected! We provide training sessions for volunteers in late-March/early-April and all volunteers will be able to shadow experienced volunteers and staff for as long as they would like prior to leading or assisting with school groups.

Benefits

  • Gain natural history knowledge and learn how to teach children.
  • Become part of a friendly and passionate community of nature enthusiasts.
  • Enjoy free or reduced admission into many programs and events offered by Audubon.

School programs include

  • River and pond ecology
  • Local plants and their wildlife partners
  • Reptiles & amphibians of the Northeast

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About Audubon Greenwich

Location:

613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT 06831, US

Mission Statement

The Audubon Greenwich mission is to engage and educate people to conserve, restore, and enjoy nature, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats.

Description

Audubon Greenwich - the National Audubon Society's 285-acre sanctuary in Greenwich - opened in 1942 as Audubon's first environmental education center. Visitors can enjoy miles of trails, children's nature programs, and conservation-themed events throughout the year.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Audubon Greenwich613 Riversville RoadGreenwich, CT 06831

(41.09692,-73.68787)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Environmental Education
  • Botany
  • Environmental Science
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Programs are usually 45 minutes to 1.5 hours and are scheduled for weekdays between 9 am and 12 pm from April-June and September-November. Program calendars are sent out in advance and volunteers can sign up for the programs they are available for.
  • An interest in working with children and adults. Enthusiasm for nature and conservation education. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to stand and walk short distances for up to two hours.

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