Teen Docent Program

Are you a high school student interested in environmental education? Are you passionate about nature but want to learn more about how to effectively share that passion with others? Do you like engaging with others, sharing knowledge, and promoting learning and stewardship? Become a teen docent! 

Types of Volunteering

EcoCenter Docent

Greet visitors and share about Baylands ecology and other hands-on science education

Community and Outreach

Help deliver public programs at the EcoCenter and in the community at tabling events, after school programs, and more!


Work with our Education Manager to maintain and create quality educational materials


  • Volunteer at least twice a month (~3 hours each shift) with the option of volunteering weekly in the summer.
  • Volunteer for at least one full year 
  • Attend additional meetings, trainings or enrichments  throughout the year

    Why be a Teen Docent with EV?

    • Learn from environmental education professionals
    • Experience a non-profit setting
    • Meet like-minded friends
    • Interact with a diverse public audience 
    • Practice public speaking and teaching skills
    • Learn about the local environment
    • Create your own volunteer schedule

      Questions? Please connect with us at teenvolunteer@environmentalvolunteers.org