Become a Terwilliger Nature Guide and Teach Children About Nature!

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Recruiting Organization: WildCare

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!
Duties include:
  • Leading nature hikes for small groups of 5 to 8 elementary school students at accessible trails at Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve, China Camp State Park, 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 at a time.
  • Ability to commit to 3 hikes per month that are 3 hours each.
  • 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 under the "How to Apply" to find out more and submit an application!

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Fee Amount: 50.00

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