ACES Educator-in-Training Volunteer

Are you a high school student interested in the field of environmental education? Would you like to develop your outdoor leadership skills? Paired with an ACES educator, EIT volunteers assist with daily management of program responsibilities and activities, including hiking, arts and crafts, science investigations, and more. ACES EIT volunteers receive official acknowledgment of their volunteer hours at the end of their service. Join us for a week or more this summer!

Interested in a paid summer-long position? Check out our Trook Apprenticeship position HERE.

Basic Requirements

  • Be in high school or college and at least 14 years of age (entering 9th grade) as of June 1, 2024
  • Volunteer for at least one full week, Monday-Friday, 9am – 4pm (multiple weeks available.
  • Bring a backpack that they can carry themselves filled with their own snacks, lunch, filled reusable water bottle, mobile phone, sunscreen, hat, rain jacket, and warm layer
  • Wear appropriate clothing and sturdy, closed-toed shoes – no open-toed sandals!
  • Assist ACES Educators with the daily management of class with a positive, friendly attitude
  • Be reliable, comfortable with being outside for up to 6 hours a day, and a confident hiker
  • Have read and understand general program expectations, policies, and procedures before their scheduled week to volunteer.

Email with questions.

ACES Educator-in-Training Volunteer

Apply here!

Weekly, M-F, 9am-4pm

Upcoming Date:

June 17–August 9, 2024