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									                                      PRESQUE ISLE STATE PARK
                                        VOLUNTEER POSITION


Volunteer Position Title: Naturalist Assistant

Site: SIC/TREC

Position Description:
    To assist park Environmental Education Specialist with presentations of general environmental
       education and interpretive programming
    A variety of programs including nature walks, pedals, paddles, and preschool classes will be offered
    Volunteers will follow written lesson plans provided by the Environmental Education Staff

Time Requirements:
    General public programs are offered on various days of the week, including weekends, and at various
      times
    Program lengths vary depending on the content of the program
    Volunteers are expected to spend sufficient time familiarizing themselves with the program prior to the
      day o the program
    Volunteers are expected to arrive previous to the start time of the program, allowing sufficient time to
      prepare

Skills/Training:
    Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions necessary to job
    Proficient skill and experience with paddling, cycling, and hiking gear
    Ability to listen and respond to visitors appropriately
    Ability to speak comfortably to individuals and groups
    Ability to assess and adjust to the comfort and interests of the group
    Knowledge and familiarity of facility and park
    Attendance at volunteer trainings
    Understanding of DCNR and its mission

Uniform:
    Uniform vest will be provided with TREC/PI logo and must be worn during your work shift
    Appropriate dress for outdoor exploration may be worn under the vest
    Shirt and pants should be of neutral colors (white, tan, black)

Evaluation:
    Your performance will be reviewed once annually.
    Review is designed to assist you in performing your duties and to insure standards are being met.
    You may request additional reviews and input during the year as you feel necessary

								
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