Do you love working with kids, gardening, learning and spending time outdoors in all kinds of weather? Well, come on out and join our amazing Volunteer Education Team!
We are gearing up for, yet another, fantastic Fall Season here at Sauvie Island Center (SIC) with hopes that you will be joining us!
Our Volunteer Educators lead small groups of elementary school students through hands-on, farm-based lessons on pollination, healthy soil, plant parts, the food web and planting and harvesting in the Grow Lunch Garden. We strive to provide quality, experiential learning opportunities for students and are seeking energetic and flexible field trip leaders to help us accomplish this goal.
The full day New Volunteer Educator Training will be held on Friday, September 14th from 8:45 am to 3:00 pm, at Howell Territorial Park on Sauvie Island.Lunch will be provided. (Please let me know of any dietary restrictions you may have).This training is for those who desire to become a Volunteer Educator for the Fall 2012 Season and have never before attended our Volunteer Educator Training. Our physical address is: 13901 NW Howell Park Rd - Portland, OR 97231Here is a cut and paste link to our website for directions: http://www.sauvieislandcenter.org/about/directions/
We will meet at the large, red barn behind the 2-story, white Howell House. Please park in the designated 'Public Parking' area in front of the Howell House and walk back to the barn.RSVP to email@example.com by September 11th for the Volunteer Educator Training Day.Our Fall Field Trips will be offered on Tuesdays, some Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays beginning Tuesday, September 18th and run through Thursday, November 15th. Volunteer Educators are asked to be available from 8:45am to 2pm on field trip days. We ask that you be able to commit to at least four (4) Field Trips during the Fall 2012 Season.
Please email your completed Volunteer application form found on our website (http://www.sauvieislandcenter.org/get-involved/volunteer/) to:
Jennifer James, Education Program Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org
We will also ask you to fill out a Background Check at the Volunteer Educator Training Day. We will need to see a current photo ID in order for the form to be valid. The Background Check is required in order to work with youth.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.
Volunteers make this work possible!!! Thank You!