Become a Terwilliger Nature Guide and Teach Children About Nature!
WildCare's Terwilliger Nature Guides lead guided discovery walks for elementary school children in beautiful natural areas with the goal of educating children about nature and how to live well with wildlife!
Leading nature hikes for small groups of 5 to 8 elementary school students at accessible trails at Ring Mountain, Miwok Meadows, Roy's Redwoods, and/or Muir Woods.
Helping children build respect for nature and the natural world.
Encouraging children's interest in nature and the environment.
Occasionally serving as day leader and communicate with classroom teacher before the hike regarding day of hike logistics.
Educating children about WildCare's mission.
Applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
18 years or older.
Complete the application at the URL below and attend all required training sessions.
Ability to commit to lead nature hikes three times per month on weekday mornings for one year while schools are in session (September - June). All hikes take place on weekday mornings during the school year and will be scheduled in advance.
Amenable to regular email communication.
Ability to stand and walk for 3 hours.
Fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
In addition to gaining great satisfaction from fostering a child's interest in nature and the environment, you will receive the following benefits:
Meeting other nature lovers and cultivate new friendships.
Expanding your knowledge of local wildlife.
Experiencing personal and professional growth.
Participating in continued learning.
Invitations to special WildCare events.
Interested in learning more? Go to our website at discoverwildcare.org/volunteer/nature-guide-volunteers/ or get started on your application now at bit.ly/NatureGuideApp!
NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT EXPRESS INTEREST THROUGH VOLUNTEERNOW.ORG - we will not see it! Click through to our website at the link above for deatils and contact info, or submit an application through the bit.ly url provided. Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to hearing from you.
76 Albert Park Lane, San Rafael, CA 94901, US
What We Do: WildCare's mission is to inspire a vital connection among people, wildlife and the natural world, and our mission statement is "Live well with wildlife". Who We Are: Each year WildCare rehabilitates more than 4,000 ill, injured and orphaned wild animals in our wildlife rehabilitation hospital and teaches more than 40,000 Bay Area school children to love nature through our nature education programs.
Who We Are: Each year WildCare rehabilitates more than 4,000 ill, injured and orphaned wild animals in our wildlife rehabilitation hospital and teaches more than 40,000 Bay Area school children to love nature through our nature education programs.
San Rafael, CA 94901
November 16, 2021