Opportunity Details

Environment, Animals
Animals, Families, Other, Visitors & Travelers
Gardening/Planting,Other,Caring for Animals,Event Organizing

Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:18+

Grove Program Interpreter/Docent

WHEN:  Monday through Friday during the school year


WHERE: The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Ave., Glenview, IL  60025 or Air Station Prairie, 2400 Compass Rd. Glenview 60025




Responsible for providing historical and/or environmental and science programming and interpretation to school groups and, on occasion, tour groups.

  • Assist in conducting established programs.
  • Demonstrate and explain historical period activities,
  • Provide general information to public about facilities and exhibits.
  • Participate in Special Events throughout the year.
  • Willingness to dress in historical costume. Costume provided.




  • Age 18 and older.
  • Education: Preference given to individuals with education or background in history, science or environmental education.
  • Experience: At least one year relevant work experience and previous experience working with school age children desired.



  • Minimum commitment: 1 day per week, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the school year
  • Maximum commitment: 1 day per week
  • Minimum: 4 months September through May



  • Complete training and support provided





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Volunteers needed through 12/31/2020

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