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Virtual - Education and Nature Center Docent Orientation

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Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

GFC Docent



Quick Overview: Virtual Docent Orientation - Do you enjoy our local nature and want to share it with others? Become a Nature Center and Education Docent! From assisting with plant sales to mentoring scout badges to guiding field trips, there is so much to choose from! You can even help host virtual nature themed events! Join us for a fun orientation to learn how you can get involved on your own schedule! 18 and older please or accompanied by a parent/guardian. Sign Up: www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com

Impact: Our Education program works with over 25 local schools and over 10,000 members of the public each year to provide environmental education and outdoor recreation opportunites to our community. We work to protect over 1,600 acres of land for the public to enjoy and or nature to thrive.

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: From assisting with plant sales to mentoring scout badges to guiding field trips, there is so much to choose from! You can even help host virtual nature themed events! Choose the area of focus and work schedule that interests you!

Become a Nature Center Education Docent! Our two Nature Centers, White Point in San Pedro and George F Canyon in Rolling Hills Estates, are the hub for visitors to learn more about efforts by the Land Conservancy, local ecology, geology and cultural history! We also host educational programs for over 30 local elementary schools! Join us for a fun orientation to learn more about the programs we offer and how you can help educate youth! No skills or experience required. An interest in learning more about the Peninsula's local natural and cultural history and geology a plus! Must be 18 years or older. After completing Nature Center training, Docent receives personalized PVP Land Conservancy name badge and polo shirt! Thank you for joining us! Next Training: Saturday March 20th, 9am - 11am via Zoom.

Requirements: Volunteers must be 18 or older.

Accessibility: In person and Virtual opportunites available.

1 Shift Available spots are approximations

  • Sat Mar 20, 2021 - 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM - Spots available: 10+
    Los Angeles CA 90731 US

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About Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

Location:

916 Silver Spur Rd, #207, RLLNG HLS EST, CA 90274, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all."

Description

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) manages over 1600 acres of open space on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, and two nature centers with native plant demonstration gardens. The PVPLC engages volunteers in the development and

maintenance of native plant gardens in order to demonstrate how gardening with native plants is beneficial for the environment. The Native Plant Garden Intern will work under the direction of the Garden Manager and Stewardship Associate to learn about native plant gardening practices to enhance the visual aesthetic of the White Point Native Plant Garden in San Pedro. Tasks will include pruning, mulching, trail repairs, and planting shrubs. All skills will be taught by Garden Manager and tools will be provided.

REQUIREMENTS

Currently enrolled in a college or university as a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student

Experience with horticulture, gardening, or native plants is a plus

Ability to work outdoors all day, lift 40 pounds, and work in a team band individually

This is a paid internship requiring a minimum of 6 hours per week in the garden for 3-month intervals (13 weeks total).

Summer session: June-August

(application due May 15)

Fall session: September-November

(application due August 15)

Environment

WHEN

Sat Mar 20, 2021
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM   This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Sign Up: www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com

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