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Role: Gorge Waterway Nature House Interpreter
Organization: Gorge Waterway Action Society
Location: Victoria, British Columbia

Located right on the Gorge Waterway, the Nature House was opened in 2008 and serves as a local community hub of marine and environmental education. Get your hands wet with a touch tank of live marine animals from our coast, check out a 3-D model of the surrounding watershed and have fun exploring various displays that provide a hands-on learning experience about local terrestrial and aquatic environments. The Nature House also runs educational programs for school and community groups, offers birthday party programs and operates a small concession stand and retail store.

Volunteer Opportunities

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.
  • No experience necessary, although interpersonal skills and familiarity with the area are assets! (Criminal record check required).

Shifts will be available June 1 2018 through August 31 2018, 7 days a week, from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

Join us for a volunteer orientation session! In order to volunteer at the Nature House, a mandatory training session with one of our Gorge Waterway Action Society members is required.

Time Commitment: 6-18 hours/month (1-3 shifts)

For more information, or to schedule a training session, please contact the Gorge Waterway Action Society by email:
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GoodWork ID: 44056       Date posted to May 31 2018