• 3 people are interested

Children's Field Trip Program Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center

  • 3 people are interested

Support Environmental Education Specialist and Nutrition Education Specialist with field trip lesson set-up, delivery, co-facilitation, student management, student engagement, and clean-up. Field trips take place Monday-Wednesday between 8:30am-2pm.

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About Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center


2525 N Ave, National City, CA 91950, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: Inspire youth and adults to be healthy and active citizens through organic gardening, environmental stewardship, and nutrition education. Our Vision: A community free of diet-related health conditions and a thriving environment. Olivewood’s purpose is to build healthy families and a healthy environment. We work with children, families and adults through hands-on classes in the garden and the kitchen.


Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center’s historic property in National City, California serves as an interactive, indoor-outdoor classroom for children and adults from around San Diego County.

We are fortunate to be supported by a team of passionate and hard-working volunteers. Volunteers are not only integral to the success of our program, but they also help demonstrate to students the caring and commitment of their larger community. We are seeking individuals who are passionate about environmental and nutrition education; fresh, local food; working with children; community engagement; and hands-on gardening and cooking.

To Get Involved...

  1. Fill out a volunteer application
  2. Complete a volunteer waiver
  3. Complete a background check
  4. Schedule a volunteer orientation

Open Volunteer Positions:

  • Adult Cooking Class Volunteer
  • Children's Cooking and Gardening Class Volunteer
  • Children's Field Trip Program Volunteer
  • Children's School-Garden Lessons Volunteer
  • Garden Volunteer
  • Internship (college students and recent college graduates)
    • Garden Support Internship
    • Sustainable Urban Agriculture Internship
    • Outdoor Education Internship
    • Nutrition Education Internship
    • School-Based Outdoor Education Internship
    • Communications and Marketing Internship


Children & Youth
Children & Youth, Community, Environment


We'll work with your schedule.


2525 N AveNational City, CA 91950



  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Cooking / Catering
  • Gardening
  • Child Development




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteer shifts are 3 hours long.

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