• Archaeology • Botany • Conservation Education • Minerals/Geology • Office/Clerical • Soil/Watershed • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • Fish/Wildlife • Science • Weed/Invasive Species Control
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Volunteer will provide environment-based education (focusing on the Mojave Desert) using activities, games, experiments and stories to the visiting public and school groups K-12 at the Desert Discovery Center (DDC). Will include preparing and refining curriculum; arranging and scheduling programs; developing and presenting special programs, nature walks, and visitor center presentations; may include representing DDC at fairs, and other events, creating exhibits, preparing handouts/brochures, or responding to questions. Require: flexible, creative, and enthusiastic team player; background in natural sciences, environment-based education, outdoor recreation and curriculum development; experience working with children; willingness to work independently and with others; strong oral and written communication skills; comfortable working with the public in various outdoor and indoor settings; basic computer skills. Must be self-motivated and able to work without a lot of supervision. Facility is a 7,000 square foot building located on 11 acres of land in the heart of Barstow, CA.