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Position #: 1861
OrganizationGorge Waterway Action Society
Position: Gorge Waterway Nature House Educator
Location: Gorge Waterway Nature House, Esquimalt Gorge Park, Tillicum Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: Volunteering with GWAS is a great opportunity to gain experience in the field of ecological restoration and environmental education and outreach, while getting involved in your community. We are pleased to offer a number of exciting opportunities for people from all backgrounds to gain experience in the field of ecological restoration, public outreach, and environmental education.
Description: We are searching for outgoing and dedicated volunteers to volunteer at the Gorge Waterway Nature House. This position includes:

Enhancing overall visitor experience by providing assistance and information about the local area and numerous displays and activities;
Developing education programs and activities within the park;
Leading nature walks, leading touch tank demonstrations, leading watershed demonstrations, and other interactive activities;
Operating a small concession stand and sales table.
Training Details: No experience necessary, although interpersonal skills and familiarity with the area are assets! (Criminal record check required). 1-1.5 hour training session required before volunteering.
Minimum Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Time Detail: Time Commitment: 4-12 hours/month (1-3 shifts). Spring and Fall shifts are weekends only 10:00am - 3:00pm and Summer shifts are 7-days a week from 10:00am -4:00pm with the possibility of 4 hour shifts.
Special Event Start Date: 2018-03-17
Special Event End Date: 2018-10-31
Age: 17+
Ideal for: An Individual, ESL
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest: Events/Fundraising, Gardening/Environment, Teaching/Tutoring
Skill(s): Customer Service, Verbal Communication, Computer Skills, Accountability, Managing Money
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.gorge.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Tiffany Robinson
Address: 434 Russell Street Victoria, V9A 1M9

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