Volunteer Position: Education and OutreachGreenwood's Mission
Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center's mission is to rehabilitate sick, injured and orphaned wildlife for release into appropriate habitats. Greenwood also strives to educate the public, emphasizing humane solutions to human/wildlife interactions.Position Description
In addition to Greenwood's mission to rehabilitate and release wild animals, we also strive to educate the public emphasizing humane solutions to human/wildlife interactions. Our Education-Outreach Volunteers visit schools, events and other organizations to teach ways to coexist with our wildlife neighbors and what to do in case you ever find yourself in a situation with a wild animal. Anyone with an earnest desire to educate the community about these issues is welcome to volunteer.
Volunteer activities may include:
- Contacting schools and organizations to schedule visits
- Writing curriculum to meet Colorado State Education Standards
- Visiting schools and organizations to present material
- Interacting with the public to express Greenwood's mission
- Attending outreach events
- Other duties as needed
Where and When?Community outreach programs are scheduled frequently and volunteers should be available to attend preferred events. Greenwood strives to reach schools, local organizations and events in and around Boulder County. Why Volunteer for the Education and Outreach Team?
Volunteers are a valuable resource Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center and play an integral role in many of our projects. As an Education-Outreach Volunteer, you are helping Colorado's wildlife by educating your community while learning something yourself! You are also supporting Greenwood and promoting awareness of its mission. This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to work with the public or children.Interested?
Please visit our website at http://greenwoodwildlife.org to fill out an application.
- Teaching / Instruction
- Environmental Education
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Varies - Depends on Need
- You must be comfortable speaking to groups of all ages. Knowledge of computer use.