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Seattle Parks and Recreation Offering Free Urban Nature Guide Training

Seattle Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for volunteers in the Seattle Urban Nature Guide program. Seattle Urban Nature Guides (SUN Guides) enhance, promote and foster appreciation of nature by connecting families and students with their Seattle parklands, and providing educational opportunities for all.


As a SUN Guide, you will:

  • Develop Job Skills such as public speaking, education techniques and group engagement
  • Enjoy a community of fellow volunteers and city staff
  • Receive FREE Training on Pacific Northwest flora and fauna, habitats, environmental education techniques to connect with a wide variety of audiences and equity concepts
  • Lead hands on learning experiences in a variety of settings from playgrounds to beaches
  • Familiarize yourself with Seattle’s destination Parks while helping others do the same 

To Apply:

Review the position and description and apply here. Applications are due by Thursday, March 21st. You can also read more about the SUN Guides program as well as other Seattle Parks and Recreation volunteer opportunities here.