Petting Area Volunteer Needed at the WNC Nature Center!

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Friends of the WNC Nature Center

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WNC Nature Center

Are you great at interacting with the public? Do you love animals and the barn atmosphere? Then consider volunteering at the WNC Nature Center Petting Area!

There are available Petting Area shifts on Sundays or Wednesdays 9:45am-12:15pm

Duties include:

  • educating the public about goat, sheep, and donkey species as well as other interesting facts
  • Keeping the petting area clean by sweeping up stool throughout the day.
  • Ensuring guests adhere to safety guidelines including using hand sanitizer and not climbing into enclosures with animals.
  • Standing for 2.5 hours at a time, bending, and lifting.

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About Friends of the WNC Nature Center


75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28805, US

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Friends of the Western North Carolina Nature Center is to create awareness and provide financial resources, through fundraising and events, in support of the Nature Center.


We are a community group of committed individuals, businesses and grantors who together support the WNC Nature Center with vital funding to provide an enriching and educational experience for visitors and schoolchildren.


We'll work with your schedule.


75 Gashes Creek RoadAsheville, NC 28805



  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Environmental Education
  • Farming




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One shift a week for at least 3 months

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