Educational Docent - MetroParks of Butler County

March 28, 2022 7:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

About this opportunity:

Educational Docent with MetroParks of Butler County (Ongoing)

Are you passionate about nature and/or history? Do you love sharing your knowledge with the community, especially the tiny future leaders of our world? If your answer is “yes” to both questions, become an Educational Docent with MetroParks of Butler County!

An Educational Docent supports MetroParks staff during Exclusive Park Experience programs for school groups, scouts, or other youth-based organizations

When:

  • Mondays through Fridays during the mornings or afternoons

Where:

  • Pioneer History Programs: Governor Bebb MetroPark, Pioneer Village
  • Natural History Programs & Conservation Programs: Rentschler Forest MetroPark, Indian Creek MetroPark, Elk Creek MetroPark, and additional locations
  • Farm & Amish Mennonite Programs: Chrisholm MetroPark

Qualifications:

  • Prior knowledge of or interest in natural history, cultural history, and/or Ohio’s flora and fauna
  • Availability for 1 to 2 field trips a month on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., especially during the busy months of September, October, April, and May
  • Willingness to attend program trainings, shadow field trips, and review program curriculum with staff in preparation for field trips
  • Experience with public speaking
  • Passion for working with kids
  • Enthusiasm about the great outdoors and history

To apply for this volunteer position:

Contact emoeller@yourmetroparks.net or call 513-867-5835 ext. 221

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