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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 visitors, monitoring trail conditions and promoting the mission and values of the Sanctuary. Exercise, volunteer, meet new people - 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.

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 via buddy 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, ESL/EAL
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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