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Youth & Adult volunteers needed for The WILD Outside Program

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Youth & Adult volunteers needed for The WILD Outside Program
Date Posted: Friday, November 10, 2023
Organization Name: The Canadian Wildlife Federation's WILD Outside Program (Dufferin County Team)
Organization Contact: Paul Diamond
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Fun way to get high school service hours for students. Fun way for adults to do outdoor activities and mentor youth. Its a very flexible program so you can do as little or as much as you want. Oh, and did I mention, its fun?
Type of Organization: Service Club
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Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Youth
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: Adults will be assisting team leaders lead youth on hikes, bird watching, gardening, art/crafts, canoe trips, snow shoeing etc at least twice per month, usually 3-4 hours per activity. Youth will be having fun, learning about nature and career paths in environmental studies and conservation.
Sample Tasks: Suggesting or helping to planning out an event (say a short hike), helping to guide the group, make basic safety precautions are followed, ensuring that all youth are accounted for at the end of the event. Youth, just turn up, make new friends, learn some new skills and earn service hours
Dates & Times:
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • First Aid
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Tuesday, December 10, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
  • Sports / Recreation / Leisure / Coaching
  • Exercise / Fitness Leader
  • Community and information services for the general public
  • Event Planning / Fundraising and special events
  • Culture / Heritage / Museum
  • Agricultural / Animals / Animal Services
  • Conservation / Gardening / Horticulture / Nature / Trails / Environment
Skills / Experience: Ideally, a love of the outdoors and experience working with youth
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