Goal: To provide high quality service to the public.
Duties: Duties may include any or all of the following:
Qualifications: Should have an interest in nature, history, animal care, and the stewardship of the county’s natural and cultural resources. Comfortable working in a public setting where routine varies. Ability to work and communicate well with others.
Training: Volunteer must attend the division orientation and required site training. Volunteer will be trained by a Park Naturalist and/or shadow other experienced Junior Park Naturalists for at least one month of service. Following this training the volunteer will work together with other Junior Park Naturalists before working independently.
Commitment: A six month commitment is preferred. Upon completion of required training, the volunteer will be asked to work one shift per week or every other week. Typical shifts are 1-2 hours. Some program assistance may require more time.
Minimum Age: Twelve or thirteen depending upon the park.