Nature Center Host, Brookside Nature Center


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


Brookside Nature Center1400 Glenallen AvenueWheaton, MD 20902


Do you enjoy working with people and sharing your love of nature? Our Hosts/Hostesses serve as the front line and as park representatives of the Brookside Nature Center. They welcome our park visitors, are people-oriented and enjoy helping guests learn more about the natural world around them.

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/Hostesses are needed:
- Tuesdays from 9 am - 1 pm
- Thursdays from 1pm - 5pm
- Fridays from 9 am - 1 pm
...or possibly on Saturday mornings.

Choose your shift!


  • Office Reception
  • Environmental Education
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hour shifts once a week
  • Reliable, family friendly, organized, outgoing, enjoy nature

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