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Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium

County: Charlotte, Hendry, Collier, Lee, Glades, Other
Categories Environment
Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Historical & Cultural Sites
Youth
Education
Animals
Arts
Details: The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium is a private not for profit organization that was incorporated in the early seventies to serve children and adults with environmental education opportunities. The Center is home to many native reptiles, raptors, and butterflies. Three trails - 1/3 mile, 1/2 miles, and 1 1/4 mile with shells paths, packed dirt, and partial boardwalks on 105 acres. Our Planetarium offers astronomy learning opportunities and entertaining cosmic shows. Telescope viewing and other special programs are held throughout the year. Several times a year, we hold large weekend family oriented events and fundraisers for the public.
Job Description: 1. Complete and submit a hand signed volunteer form found on our web site
2. After your form is received email volunteer@calusanature.org including your full name, total hours desired type of work desired, and days available. Make sure to put the type of work desired into the subject line so the correct department contacts you. Please be sure to read the descriptions for each volunteer opportunity to make sure it is something you are interested in doing
3. Wait for a response with available dates for the type of volunteer work you requested.
4. Confirm that you will or will not be available on the dates offered.
5. Wait for a response confirming you are added to the volunteer schedule.
6. Show up on time and in appropriate clothing for each day you have been scheduled.
Make sure we receive a signed form when you arrive. We can sometimes put you to work right away but be prepared with closed shoes, your own bug spray, water bottles and food. Please keep valuables at home or in your car locked. Call before coming so we know how many to expect.
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekends daytime
Primary Contact: Ms. Diana Santos
3450 Ortiz Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33905
Fax: (239) 275-9016
Phone: (239) 275-3435 223
Email: volunteer@calusanature.org
Website: http://calusanature.org
Secondary Contact: Jayne Johnston
Phone: (239) 275-3435
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered:

All volunteers receive 20% off our gift shop.

Additional Information:

Some special events are held in the evenings and special projects can be arranged outside of our hours of operation.

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