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Summer Camp Volunteers at Lichterman Nature Center

Posted on May 17, 2018 by Museum Staff

Opossums and turtles and rabbits....oh my!

If you loved summer camp as a kid then you will love it even more as a summer camp volunteer. Lichterman Nature Center needs volunteers to assist with its amazing summer camp. Volunteers will help campers learn about everything from dissecting owl pellets and sampling lake water to see who lives there to how deer communicate and how to use binoculars. This is a great summer volunteer opportunity for any nature lover or anyone enjoys working with children. Volunteers are needed for the June 4-8 and June 11-15 sessions and the times are 8:30-12:30 and 12:30-4:30

Volunteers must be 15 years and over. 

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Trail Blazin’ Saturdays /Licterman Nature Center

Posted on April 18, 2018 by Museum Staff

Trail Blazin’ Saturdays /Licterman Nature Center

May 26
Time: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Age : 12 and older

Enjoy the natural wonders of Lichterman Nature Center's lake, forest & meadow habitats and help keep the trails accessible at the same time! Help remove weeds, non-native privet plants and debris from trails that wind through a wooded wonderland. Bring a picnic and enjoy Lichterman after you volunteer.

Supplies: Bring garden gloves. Hot chocolate and tools provided. This event goes on rain or shine. Please dress for the weather
Age : 12 and older

Volunteers will need to complete a Volunteer Release Form before working on this project. Volunteers under age 18 must have the form signed by a parent or legal guardian. This form is available on site and on line at http://www.memphismuseums.org/join/volunteers/

Group sizes are limited! Please call 901.636.2221 or email nature.reservations [at] memphistn [dot] gov by three days before your Trail Blazin’ Saturday date to reserve your spot.

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Gallery Docents

Posted on November 28, 2017 by Museum Staff
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Gallery docents guide museum visitors through our permanent and special exhibits and deliver hands-on educational programs with gallery touch carts  that enhance the visitors experience in the exhibits and promote critical thinking. Training provided for the gallery docent positions. No prior experience needed.

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Planetarium Volunteers

Posted on November 28, 2017 by Museum Staff
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Greet and assist visitors as they enjoy one of the many planetarium shows.

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Special Events Volunteer

Posted on April 22, 2016 by Janie Paraham

Be a part of the fun and excitement of opening events or special programs by helping replenish food tables, serving beverages, and directing guests.

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