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About the Position
Position # 1439
OrganizationSwan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary
Position Sanctuary Nature Ambassador Program (SNAP)
Location 3873 Swan Lake Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement Volunteer to go for a walk! SNAP volunteers walk the trails around Swan Lake and Christmas Hill welcoming and reminding visitors of physical distancing requirements, monitoring trail conditions and promoting the mission and values of the Sanctuary. Exercise, volunteer, meet new people while outdoors - what a perfect combination.
Description Nature Ambassadors serve a vital role in representing and promoting Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Society to site visitors. SNAP volunteers also support the well-being of Swan Lake's ecosystems by walking the trails around the lake and Christmas Hill, reporting any concerns and tracking site visitors. All activities are out of doors and follow health and safety protocols.

Key Responsibilities:
• Walk Swan Lake and Christmas Hill trails, welcome and offer educational information to visitors
• Monitor and report to staff any safety concerns on trails or in Sanctuary lands
• Monitor and report number of visitors and different types of visitor interactions
• Share experiences and ideas to improve the visitor and volunteer experience
Training Details Initial orientation with volunteer services team. Training provided by experienced SNAP volunteers or staff via training walks and educational materials
Working Conditions Outdoor walking over sometimes slippery and wet terrain, in all kinds of weather.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Age 15+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Communication/Public Relations, Gardening/Environment, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s) Customer Service, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Public and Media Relations, Adaptability, Continuous Learning
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.swanlake.bc.ca/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Julia Dawson
Phone 250-590-9276
Address 3873 Swan Lake Road Victoria, V8X 3E1


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