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Volunteer Requirements

GroupTrainingCommitment
Canyoneer 13 weeks
Beginning each fall
Two years upon completion of training; guide minimum of 18 hikes; three advanced training events each year
DocentSix months
Beginning each fall
Two years upon completion of training; weekly service; 10 hours per year continuing education
Exhibition Ambassadors Usually one 2–3 hour session One three and one half hours shift per week for at least three months
Museum WhalersEight weeks
Beginning each fall
One season upon completion of training; three whale cruises per month
CoveyNoneOne year
Science DepartmentsVaries by departmentSix months; One four hour shift per week
Administrative DepartmentsOn the jobNegotiable