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Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

GFC Docent



Quick Overview: Become a Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Docent! Sign up: www.pvplc.volunterhub.com

Impact: Help share your love of nature with the next generation!

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: Docent volunteer their time to-

Helping visitors enjoy the exhibits at one of our two nature centers

Assisting students with outdoor education field trips

Visiting local classrooms with Junior Naturalist Program lessons

Requirements: 18 and over please. Volunteers sign up for shifts that meet their own schedule!

Additional Information: To learn about this and more please join our virtual orientation on Saturday Dec. 11th from 10am to 11:30am. Sign up: www.pvplc.volunterhub.com

All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety.

By clicking "Express Interest," I acknowledge that I am aware and understand that I am being referred to Activities that are coordinated and managed by a third party Agency or Organization and that L.A. Works has no jurisdiction, control, or oversight over these Activities. The Activities may be inherently dangerous and may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks including exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019 ("COVID-19"). The Activities may involve a degree of contact with clients who need assistance and other volunteers who may be carriers of COVID-19 and that personal protective equipment may not be available for my use and/or effective against preventing transmission of COVID-19 whether as a result of my own actions or otherwise.

1 Shift
Available spots are approximations

  • Sat Dec 11, 2021 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Spots available: 10+
    www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com

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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)

Community
Environment
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Sat Dec 11, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1.5 hour virtual training. You can then sign up for shifts that meet your schedule.
  • Sign up: www.pvplc.volunterhub.com

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