Middle school, high school, and college students, Ocean Institute in Dana Point, CA is looking for volunteers.

18+ Student Tidepool Program Intern

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Tidepool interns educate visitors about the wonderful natural resources present along our coastline in a way that promotes environmental stewardship. The Tidepool Interpretive Program (TIP) occurs outdoors, with its home base behind the Ocean Institute at the entryway to the beautiful Marine Protected Area (MPA). The program operates approximately 12...
Dana Point, CA, 92629

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Leadership Opportunity Details
Your leadership skills will be needed as you education tidepool visitors and lead them on engaging tours. Look at this as an opportunity to inspire younger visitors and get them more involved in studying marine biology and the environment.
Special Details
Applicants must have 3-4 hours of availability from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (weekdays) and/or 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (weekend) Applicants must complete at least one shift per month Applicants must be willing to commit to at least one year of service All TIP Docents must also complete the Orange County Marine Protected Area Council (OCMPAC) Tidepool Volunteer Training, held twice a year (Feb & September).

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Good For

Individuals, AP Class, IB Class

Volunteer Project Type

Volunteer Internship

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