Volunteer Docent Program

Springbrook Nature Center is looking for individuals with an interest in engaging and educating the public about various aspects of our trails and exhibits.

Benefits to Being a Docent
  • Expand your knowledge of the natural environment at Springbrook Nature Center.
  • Stay engaged in lifelong learning about nature, science, and the local community.
  • Have fun discovering local ecosystems through the eyes of enthusiastic visitors.
  • Make new friends who enjoy learning, exploration, and working with people as much as you do!
Requirements for Becoming a Docent
  • Completed Springbrook Volunteer Application
  • Clean Background Check
  • Attend Initial Orientation and Subsequent Trainings
  • Sign up for 4 hours of volunteer service per month
Where can I get more information?
Call the nature center at 763-572-3588 or contact Interpretive Program Supervisor, Tara Rogness, at tara.rogness@fridleymn.gov.
Docent shifts will be scheduled after the grand opening of our new interpretive building.  

Check back here for the most up to date information on this exciting new volunteer opportunity!