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Lindsay Wildlife Outstanding Wildlife Leader (OWL)

Local Region:

East Bay

Location:

Lindsay Wildlife Museum
1931 First Avenue
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
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Phone:

(925) 935-1978

Email:

msetter@wildlife-museum.org

Contact Name:

Michele Setter

Website:

Click here to visit official website

Subjects:
Biology   Chemistry   Physics
Type:
Intern / Lab Volunteer
This program is "hands on."
Grades:
9-12
For teens ages 12-18
Fees / Stipend:
$475 fees
Dates:
Program is year-round
Description:
The Lindsay Wildlife Museum offers hands-on science education for students between the ages of 12-16. The Interpretive Guide program is for enthusiastic and responsible students who want to learn more about animals and nature, explore career opportunities, learn leadership and public speaking skills, meet other teens with similar interests, and take an active role in the community. Students will be actively involved in the museum, acting as guides for museum visitors. Scholarships are available.

(Text is taken or adapted from official program website)
Application:
Method:
By Mail
Deadline:
Check official program website
# of Spots:
45
Target Group:
Must be between the ages of 12-16 and have an interest in wildlife and working with visitors in the museum. For responsible and enthusiastic teens.
Citizenship
Required:
Residency
Required:
Other
Requirements:
Application must be HAND DELIVERED to museum. Time commitment: 2.5 hours per week and 80 hours minimum per year. Monthly Friday Focus meetings (5:30 – 7:00 pm, first Friday of the month) are mandatory.
# of Recommendations:
1
Other Materials:
The written application will account for 50% of total score. The oral interview will account for 50% of total score. Additional photography, artwork, poetry, stories, and other supplemental material are allowed to be attached to the application.
Last updated Feb 2, 2018, 1:52 PM. Please check the official website link for the most accurate and current information to applying!