Reptile Keeper - Morrison Natural History Museum


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

501 Colorado Hwy 8Morrison, CO 80465

Kids encounter a living snake with a Morrison Museum docent.

About

Morrison Natural History Museum is seeking volunteers to assist in the care of, and education about, native reptiles. Volunteer Keepers assist in caring for a small collection of living reptiles and amphibians, which includes clean habitats, changing water bowls, removing animal waste, feeding, and a variety of documentation.

Volunteers also provide interpretation for schoolchildren and unscheduled visitors. Included with these tours are hands on activities such as a fossil preparation demonstration, or petting a live snake.

Mandatory training/orientation is provided, free of charge. A minimum six-month commitment is recommended, with a monthly requirement of at least 8 hours of service. Volunteers must be able to lift 30 pounds, and must be comfortable in a dynamic environment.

Morrison Museum is a small institution with irregular visitor flow, volunteers are asked to assist in a secondary role, providing visitors with information, checking visitors in, monitoring the gift shop, and other duties as assigned.

Due to the demand for this volunteer position, qualified applicants may be placed on a wait list until a vacancy occurs.

Skills

  • Adult Education
  • General Education
  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • STEM

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours per month
  • Minimum six month commitment

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