Brookside Nature Center Volunteer Naturalist


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Brookside Nature Center1400 Glenallen AvenueWheaton, MD 20902


Do you enjoy helping people to learn about nature? Volunteer Naturalists lead, or assist with public programs sponsored by Montgomery County Nature Facilities. Volunteer Naturalists are people-oriented and enjoy learning about nature and cultural history and sharing that with others.

1. Learn about the program offerings, content, resources and structured interpretation.
2. Conduct, or assist during, natural and cultural history programs.
3. Plan and prepare programs. Set up for and clean up after programs.
4. Greet the public and answer inquiries.
5. Research information on natural and cultural resources or topics.
6. Staff information booths at community events. Conduct birthday parties.


  • Crafting
  • General Education
  • Environmental Education

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Assist with 4 nature programs per quarter

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