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Eaton Canyon Nature Center Associates (ECNCA)

Responsibilities include answering questions from visitors (mostly about where the bathroom is and where the trail goes), selling items from the gift shop, answering phone calls and showing visitors around the nature center One-on-one training is provided. Additional opportunities, including leading natue walks, are available for volunteers who complete Docent Training (requires successful completion of the 10 week Docent Training Class, typically offered in the spring). Volunteer shifts are either 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sundays or 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Some weekday shifts may be available.

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About Eaton Canyon Nature Center Associates (ECNCA)


1750 N. Altadena Drive, Pasadena, CA 91007, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to develop in children and adults an appreciation of the natural world, and to preserve Eaton Canyon as a natural area for future generations.


Eaton Canyon Nature Center is one of the Natural Areas of Los Angeles County. The volunteer support organization, ECNCA,: 1. Trains volunter Docent Naturalists to lead school groups and family nature walks. 2. Assists staff with visitor services and animal care. 3. Operates the Gift Shop and Information Desk. 4. Conducts a lively program of other activities for adults and children. Among others in the past year we've offered monthly moonlight walks, summer twilight nature programs and a variety of walks and talks focusing on plants, birds, Native American history, geology or other aspects of natural history of the area.

Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


1750 N. Altadena DrivePasadena, CA 91007




  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 4 hours/month.
  • Completion of all requirements for a Los Angeles County volunteer.

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