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EDUCATION VOLUNTEER POSITION

Time Commitment: 5 months (January to May)
                                   As needed for educational programs

Age Requirement: 18 years or older

Volunteer Description:

The education volunteer is an “on call” position and does not require a commitment of consistent and often volunteer work. This position allows volunteers to assist with the programs and events on a non consistent basis.  Basically, if there is a shortage of interns and extra help is needed or if a big event is taking place, then the education volunteers will be contacted.

  • Ability to lift at least 40 lbs
  • Interest in marine science and conservation
  • Willingness to get wet and muddy
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Ability to take initiative and be reliable
  • Interest in working with students ranging from 4th grade to college level
  • Interest and willingness to work with and handle marine animals
  • Enthusiasm and passion for environmental conservation and preservation
  • Basic knowledge of Southern California marine life preferred
  • Experience with information education a plus
  • Marine science background preferred
If interested and qualified, please fill out an application and send a resume to kathleen.sheridan@wildlife.ca.gov. Be sure to list any relevant experience or knowledge