See nature in a whole new light – become a Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA) Volunteer Naturalist! As a Volunteer Naturalist, you have the opportunity to lead school children on outdoor, educational hikes, host the nature center, or facilitate your own public programs.
r Our Volunteers are a vital and valued resource, whom we acknowledge throughout the year with various special events, newsletters, field trips, continued training, and more!
r The training is FREE and covers hikes, natural history pertinent to the Santa Monica Mountains, and general topics, such as birds, trees and wildlife. You will also receive our Volunteer Naturalist handbook and CPR certification. Bring a lunch and prepare to be inside and outside in any weather. Here are just a few of the exciting things you will learn:
r Principles of Interpretation, Working with Park Visitors, Trail Safety and Emergency Procedures, Trail Activities, Environmental Education, Learning Styles, Working with Youth, Program Development and Techniques, Geology, Mediterranean Ecosystem, Watersheds, Fire Ecology, Plants, Cultural Resources, Wildlife Corridors
Every Wednesday and Thursday
10am - 3pm
Tags: animals, art, at-risk youth, education, environment, sustainability, youth
Contact Person: Toya Jervay
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone Number: 3108587272x115
Organization: Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority