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Published on: 2/16/2018 8:38 AM
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School Program Docent
 
 
Chitactac School Program Docents: The Chitactac education program teaches 3rd-4th grade students about Native American cultural history and natural resources. Docents will help students explore the park through activity stations focused on wildlife and hunting, native plants and their uses, and life in the Chitactac village community.
Questions: Please contact Jan Shriner 408.846.5632 or janet.shriner@prk.sccgov.org
Additional Requirements: Following the completion of training, docents are asked to volunteer at least 1 shift per week for the semester or once every other week for the full school year. Minimum yearly commitment is 40 hours.
Hours: Wednesdays-Fridays 9:30am-12:30pm
 
Almaden Quicksilver School Program Docents: The New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum education program teaches 4th grade students about our local mercury mining history and its importance to the California gold rush through a museum tour and activities.
Questions: Please contact Elizabeth Evans 408.918.7773 or elizabeth.evans@prk.sccgov.org
Additional Requirements: Following the completion of training, docents are asked to volunteer at least 1 shift per week for the semester or once every other week for the full school year. Minimum yearly commitment is 40 hours.
Hours: Mondays-Thursdays 9:30am-12:30pm
 
Martial Cottle School Program Docents: The Martial Cottle school program teaches 2nd-3rd grade students about Santa Clara Valley’s agricultural heritage and changing land use. Docents lead students in games and ranch chores from the first half of the 20th century, and historic map and photograph exploration.
Questions: Please contact Carolyn Schimandle 408.535.4063 or carolyn.schimandle@prk.scgov.org
Additional Requirements: Following the completion of training, docents are asked to volunteer at least 1 shift per week for the semester or once every other week for the full school year. Minimum yearly commitment is 40 hours.
Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-11:30am or 11:30am-2pm
 
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For more information, please email volunteer@prk.sccgov.org or call 408.918.4930.
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