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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Information

Many services listed in our Community Recreation Database ( / NS Trails Guide have reduced hours or are currently closed to the public. We advise that you call ahead to confirm services / trails are open and available before attending in person.

Follow Public Health guidelines for the county you are in.  Always wear a mask in public, including outdoors where physical distancing cannot be maintained.

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Located In Annapolis Valley Region
Areas Served Annapolis Valley Region ; We have chapters across Nova Scotia!
Social Media Facebook
Phone 902-412-2726
Description & Services
Information Who can volunteer? 
Anyone who has knowledge or skills on a topic related to nature and wants to share his or her knowledge or skills with a group of kids! 
Examples: fishermen, scientists, graduate students, park interpreters, museum staff, artists, musicians, parents, grandparents, retired persons, community members, college or university students…etc. 
Volunteer Opportunities: 
Hike or Field Trip Volunteer: 
– One-time commitment of an afternoon (2-3 hours) 
– Lead a nature walk on any topic related to nature 
Examples: lead a bird walk, wildflower walk, walk to look for animal tracks in the snow, sky-watching session to learn about astronomy, teach about a particular animal … 
Presentation Volunteer: 
– time commitment of an afternoon (1-2 hrs) 
– Share your knowledge of nature in an informal presentation or workshop 
– Teach a skill related to nature 
– Lead an activity or game(s) on a topic related to nature 
Examples: How to build a nest box or bat box, how to draw in nature, how to identify birds or mushrooms or flowers, how to use field guides… 
Besides the above short term volunteer options we also have longer term volunteer options such as: 
– volunteering to be an assistant on a regular basis at Chapter meetings 
– become a YNC Chapter Leader in your community! Contact us for information on how to start up a YNC Chapter. 
We also have a list of current volunteer opportunities with the YNC varying from bookkeeping to helping do background research. 
Benefits of Volunteering with the YNC! 
Spend time in nature 
Share expertise about nature 
Be physically active 
Build lasting relationships 
Socialize and meet new people 
Expand professional network and develop marketable skills 
Explore natural areas around your community 
Empower and support the development of the next generation of naturalists in your community! 
Be a volunteer! Contact the YNC at the above information!
Dates All Year.
Special Information
Tags Annapolis Valley Connect ; Community Organizations ; Recreation Categories ; Volunteer Opportunity
Categories - General Children ; Outdoor Environmental Education ~ Special Interest Clubs ; Volunteer Opportunities ; Youth