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Get Involved: Natural Areas - Volunteer Naturalist Assistant

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Volunteer Naturalist Assistant


Master Naturalists are highly trained volunteer educators who share their knowledge and experience with the community. As a Master Naturalist you will experience beautiful natural areas while you learn how to lead fun, hands-on field trips. An intensive training session of about 70 hours is offered each spring.

Time Commitment:
  • Activities are scheduled well in advance. You will have the opportunity to sign up for those that interest you and fit your schedule.
  • Mandatory training of approximately 70 hours
  • Commit to at least two years of volunteer service.
  • Present a minimum of two programs by the end of the training calendar year and donate at least fifty hours within two years of training.
  • Attend at least two qualified continuing education programs, field trips, or workshops per year. These are sponsored/provided by the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department and are provided free of charge; some exceptions may apply.

Please read the full opportunity description: https://www.fcgov.com/naturalareas/files/master-naturalist-job-description.pdf

Field Work - Outdoor Skills, Field Work - Environment, Community Volunteer - Special Events