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Highlands Center for Natural History

  • 1 person is interested

Docents are volunteer teachers, trained to work onsite with visiting elementary school children in Kindergarten, 2 nd, 3 rd, and 4 th grades. School Field trips generally occur between the months of August through November and March through May with a full training occurring in February.

Specific Functions

  • Docents facilitate all aspects of our elementary school programs:
    • setting up and cleaning up all materials used for activities
    • guiding groups of students through forest activities
    • guiding groups of students on a trail walk
    • participating in the introductory puppet show as puppeteer

Skill Set:

  • A curiosity about the natural world
  • Friendly and enthusiastic personality
  • Ability to speak in front of a group
  • Physically able to walk Stretch Pebble Loop trail
  • Physically able to sit and kneel on the ground

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About Highlands Center for Natural History

Location:

1375 S. Walker Rd, Prescott, AZ 86303, US

Mission Statement

To help children and adults discover the wonders of nature and become wise caretakers of the land.

Description

The Highlands Center provides outdoor-based education to over 7,600 children a year through field trips, in-class activities, and classroom materials.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1375 S Walker RdPrescott, AZ 86303

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Education

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Docents for the Highlands Center for Natural History 5 hour outdoor education sessions for students in k, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades.
  • Fingerprinting. CPR/First Aid

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