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Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary is working toward being a leader in the stewardship of functioning & diverse ecosystems and an urban refuge that provides opportunities to bring people and nature together.

We provide a diverse and enriching experience with a focus on natural history, education and ecological restoration to inspire personal action in stewardship activities. We achieve this by:
Fostering an understanding and appreciation of nature through direct experiences
Demonstrating responsible stewardship of our lands and ecosystems through sound ecological restoration and conservation
Providing education that encourages personal responsibility for the care and protection of the natural environment.
Developing and fostering community partnerships and providing rewarding opportunities for our staff and volunteers.

Keywords: Wildlife , Sports and Recreation , Rescue and Adoption , Environment , Education and Literacy , Animals



Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary
3873 Swan Lake, Victoria, BC V8X3W1

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary url http://www.swanlake.bc.ca/

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary Phone Number 250-479-0211

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary Email address volunteer@swanlake.bc.ca



Volunteer Information for Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

What services does your organization provide?
We are a nature sanctuary. We offer individuals a nature sanctuary where they can walk around the lake or hike up Christmas Hill and connect with nature. Our naturalists offer a number of education programs and events for preschoolers, school age kids and adults.


What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer?
Time commitments range from weekly shifts (usually 3 hours) to one time events, to major commitments as a board or committee member.


What type of volunteer positions are typically available?
Types of volunteering:
Office/ reception volunteers - computer skills, pleasant greeting manner, general office skills
Site volunteers - be able to undertake moderate to heavy physical work; perhaps knowledge of native plants
Naturalists assistants - love working with kids, some environmental or crafting background
Board and Committee members - various experience is required (management, accounting, marketing, legal, finance and many other skills)
Special Events - cashier, greeting, physical stamina to help with set-up and breakdown.


Do you accept high school students?
Yes.




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