Nature Center:Naturalist Assistant(Teen)

Project Description:

A Naturalist Assistant Program (NAP) volunteer is a dedicated teen that volunteers 60 hours a year at the Nature Center.


As a NAP volunteer, you help with special events such as Snake Day and Scary Oozy Slimy Day, or teach visitors about a certain topic during our Open Houses each month.


Along with their volunteer hours, they must attend monthly meetings, write an article for the NAP newsletter What’s Nappening, and help train new NAP volunteers. 


Description of Duties for NAP Volunteers

  • Animal Care
  • Animal Handling
  • Assist with programs and special events
  • Monitor stream health
  • Special Projects
  • Summer Camp Assistant
  • Train new NAP Volunteers

Requirements for NAP Volunteers

  • 13 - 18 years old
  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Write an article for the NAP newsletter "What's Nappening"
  • Year long commitment

Volunteers Needed:
Project Meeting
Sandy Creek Nature Center

205 Old Commerce Road
Athens, GA 30607

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Project Organizer: Michelle Cash
Project Category:
Sandy Creek Nature Center / Naturalist Assistant Program (SCNC)