Do you enjoy working with people and sharing your love of nature? Our Hosts/Hostesses serve as the Nature Center's front line representatives. They welcome our visitors, provide information, and enjoy helping guests learn more about Wheaton Regional Park and Brookside Nature Center. This is a rewarding job for someone who likes to be helpful and learn more about the natural environment!
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Learn about our program offerings and park resources.
2. Greet visitors.
3. Answer visitor inquiries or direct them to appropriate staff.
4. Take messages for staff.
5. Answer telephone calls.
6. Occasionally help with office administrative work, computer work, and program/exhibit preparation.
7. Check people in for programs.
Volunteers Hosts are needed:
Weekends for one 2.5 hour shift on Saturdays or a 3 hour shift on Sundays:
10 - 12:30 or 12:30 - 3 Saturdays
1 - 4 Sundays
Background check required: Yes
Minimum age of volunteers: 18
Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)
Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)