Objective
 Existing situation
 Service location
 Condition for participation
 Details of service
 Objective
In order to expand the voluntary services, NTU Experimental Forest has utilized the social enthusiasts to form the narration voluntary team. They provide narration and enquiry services in Xitou Forest Recreational Area in order to promote the spirit of forest protection and ecology nursing.


 Existing situation 
Since 1998, our Experimental Forest has recruited volunteers in three stages. There are 41 persons in stage 1, 44 persons in stage 2 and 68 persons in stage 3. There are 153 persons totally. Most of the volunteers serve in the Xitou Forest Recreational Area.


 Service location 
The locations managed by our office (including Xitou, Xia Ping and Fenghuang Recreational Area)


 Condition for participation 
Age over 18, graduated from high school or above, love nature, with enthusiasm on contribution and service, able to obey the service period and able to serve over one year.
(1)Narration:the one who studies natural science, active or retired teacher, or living in Nantou, Yunlin,
   Jiayi, Changhua and Taichung County will be in priority.
(2)Gardening and nursery technical job:the one who studies gardening or working in relevant fields will be
   in priority.
(3)Guidance of foreign teams: the one who is good in expression in foreign language (such as English and
   Japanese) will be in priority.


 Details of service 
(1)Guidance (including Grade 1-9 Curriculum in outdoor), fixed point narration and activity design.
(2)Technical guidance and services on gardening and nursery.
(3)The enquiry, playing film, annotation, putting books in order in the Services Center and Display Center,
  and support other tourist services in the Area.
(4)The communication, activity, data entry, time table and other volunteers management business.

Trainings held for narration volunteers over the years:
 Date Subject
 1999.1.30~31 Fundamental training for narration volunteers held in Xitou
 2000.8.28~30 Fundamental training stage 2 for narration volunteers held in Xitou
 2001.6.2~3 Advanced training for narration volunteers held in Xitou
 2001.11.24 2001 training for narration volunteers held in Xitou
 2002.11.9~10 2002 training for narration volunteers held in Xitou
 2003.3.1~2 2003 Yushan inspection and training for narration volunteers in Ta Ta Jia
 2003.5.3 2003 training Xia Ping Tropical Garden narration volunteers in Xia Ping Tropical Garden
 2004.12.4~5 Fundamental training stage 3 for narration volunteers held in Xitou Forest Recreational Area
 2004.12.11~12 Fundamental training stage 3 for narration volunteers held in Fenghuang Forest Recreational Area and Xia Ping Tropical Garden
 2005.7.30 ~31 2005 advanced training for narration volunteers held in He She Forest Recreational Area – "Introduction to old trees"
 2006.5.24~2 2006 advanced training for narration volunteers held in Xitou Forest Creational Area – "Astronomy, Bamboo charcoal and Essential oil"
 2007.6.2~3 2007 advanced training for narration volunteers held in Fenghuang & Xitou Forest Recreational Area


 
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