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Nature Center Host - Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton


Brookside Nature Center
1400 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902

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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!

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:
Weekdays and Weekends for one three hour shift.
9 - 12 Tuesdays - Saturdays
12 - 3 Tuesdays - Saturdays
1 - 4 Sundays

Website: www.brooksidenature.org

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Job type: Seasonal (2-6 months)

Volunteer type:  Adult, Senior (55+)

Volunteers generally work one four hour shift either mornings or afternoons on weekdays or on Sunday. Training is provided. We are also seeking substitute hosts with flexible schedules to cover the desk when our regular staff is on leave.

Brookside Nature Center

Geri Drymalski


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