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Beach Program Volunteers needed in May to assist CCPRC’s Education Team

The Charleston County Park Education Department has a need for volunteers on the following days:

  • May 5th, 10:30-12:30 at Beachwalker County Park
  • May 15, 9:30-12:30 at Folly Beach County Park
  • May 22, 11-1:30 at Beachwalker County Park
  • May 25, 9:00-12:00 at Folly Beach County Park

The beach program volunteer will assist in the implementation of marine science school field trips.  This may include, but is not limited to: setting up for beach programs, pulling seine nets in the surf zone, assisting in the teaching of children, cleaning up after programs, and assisting in the maintenance of beach program supplies.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of local marine fish and invertebrates
  • Knowledge of coastal processes
  • Knowledge of local flora found on South Carolina Barrier Islands
  • Ability to work with large groups of school children
  • Ability to function outdoors in a wide range of weather conditions
  • Ability to make competent decisions
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to our park visitors
  • Ability to follow instructions effectively and work in a responsible and competent manner
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships

If interested, please email Beth Burkett at bburkett@ccprc.com to sign up. Volunteers will be asked to register with the Park’s volunteer system at http://www.ccprc.com/1655/Volunteer.