Outreach Support: Booth at Tecolote Nature Center – San Diego (multiple shifts available)

Jun 03, 2023 9:00AM—3:00PM


5180 Tecolote Rd San Diego, CA 92110

Cost $0.00


Volunteers help our staff teach simple solutions on how to divert wasted food from the landfill, reduce harmful greenhouse gases like methane, and build healthy soils that feed our plants and hold water. 

At this event, you will assist staff in engaging community-members with our worm display, showcase our upcoming classes, and share information on other composting resources available to the public through Solana Center and the City of San Diego. 

About the Event: This event features

  • Critter Encounters hawk, owl, and friends
  • Nature & Bird Walks, guided by trained naturalists with ESCAPe *Hands-on discovery exhibits and activities
  • Fun crafts and more

Suggested to bring by host: closed-toe shoes, water bottle, sun protection

Volunteer Shifts

  • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (2 volunteers)
  • 11:45 am to 3:00 pm (2 volunteers) 
  • 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (simple select both shifts on the registration form)

Option to bring a guest available, contact volunteer@solanacenter.org to let coordinator know.

Opportunity Requirements & Important Notes

  • Attire: Wear clothes that are comfortable for standing in and appropriate to the weather. 

  • Bring: Reusable water bottle, snacks for break-time.

  • Experience Needed: Volunteers should possess basic knowledge of the composting process and have a passion for topics in sustainability. Additional training documents provided on event day. 

  • Age Requirements: Must be at least 16 years of age. All volunteers under the age of 18 must attend with a parent or guardian. 

  • Physical Requirements: Must be willing to do hands-on work with worms and other compost critters! We typically engage passer-bys with our worm display, so it helps if you are comfortable handling our stars of the show! Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds (for set-up and break-down).