Seattle Audubon Society needs volunteers for free environmental education program at Greenwood Elementary

by | Mar 20, 2018

Seattle Audubon Society is recruiting volunteers for its free environmental education program Finding Urban Nature (FUN) program at Greenwood Elementary. This is the program’s 30th year.

FUN introduces 3rd and 4th grade students to the nature in their own schoolyard habitat, and examines how each organism depends on others to survive. Volunteers lead small groups of four to six students through a series of outdoor investigations, which teach kids to use their senses and scientific practices to discover the importance of urban biodiversity firsthand.
Volunteers devote about two hours a week for four weeks to lead 4-6 students through each lesson, with the support of the school’s FUN Team Leader and classroom teachers. No previous teaching or science background is necessary. Training is provided and a background check is required.
FUN trainings are held at the end of March and in early April. Contact Wendy at [email protected] or call 206-523-8243 ext. 110 if interested.

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