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Outdoor Education Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: The San Diego River Park Foundation

KidsandWater

About the San Diego River Park Foundation: Founded in 2001, we are a nonprofit, environmental organization dedicated to the restoration of the San Diego River and creation of the San Diego River Park System. More info at www.sandiegoriver.org .


Description of Activities:
The Outdoor Education Volunteer will be dedicated to engaging youth within the San Diego River watershed, with the purpose of teaching kids the importance and value of our local ecosystem through hands-on, citizen science projects. This person will help to set up for events and stay at the meet-up location to watch the tables, tent, and others' belongings. They will also help break down the event at the end. If you would like to be more hands-on, you can also help the children participate in learning activities. These include plant, animal and insect identification, field studies and guided hikes! You are not expected to know how to do these things beforehand. Must be 18 years or older.


Time Commitment: Field trips meet on the following weekday mornings: Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, 8:30am - 12pm. Field trips are usually held in Ocean Beach, Mission Valley Preserve, or Mission Trails Regional Park.


If you would love to teach the next generation about nature, such as the San Diego River's ecosystem, and get them excited about citizen science, you would love this opportunity!

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About The San Diego River Park Foundation

Location:

4891 Pacific Highway, #114, SAN DIEGO, CA 92110, US

Mission Statement

The San Diego River Park Foundation is dedicated to fostering stewardship and appreciation of the region’s namesake waterway. In order to protect and enhance the San Diego River as a place for recreation, habitat, and nature discovery, we are dedicated to engaging people to be stewards of the River and working towards the vision of a 52 mile, river-long system of parks, open spaces, and community places.

Description

We organize many different volunteer stewardship activities each month. River Cleanups, native plant gardening, habitat restoration, volunteer leadership, water quality testing, outreach and education, special event committees, technical committees and more.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Environment
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various Locations (Ocean Beach, MVP, MTRP)92110San Diego, CA 92110

(32.76573,-117.200)
 

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GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Field trips meet on the following weekday mornings: Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, 8:30am - 12pm. Field trips are usually held in Ocean Beach, Mission Valley Preserve, or Mission Trails Regional Park.

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