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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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Children & Youth Community Environment


We'll work with your schedule.


1375 S Walker RdPrescott, AZ 86303


  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Education


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • 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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