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Otter Habitat Cleaning Volunteer

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Friends of the WNC Nature Center

  • 19 people are interested
WNC Nature Center

- Need volunteer for around 2 hours starting at 9:00. Days available are every Tuesday.
Tasks include: - All weather outdoor work (except dangerous), including rain - Picking up otter poop - Using a leaf blower and a hose - Lots of scrubbing! - Preparation and cleaning of enrichment, including large pieces - Comfortable being on feet and moving on potentially slippery terrain for long periods of time - Moderate manual labor - Working independently and efficiently (there is a time element with the 11:30 educational otter program). These volunteers will not work directly in with the otters, but will be close to them while they work!

The WNC Nature Center is taking every precaution available to protect volunteers, guests, and staff in relation to COVID-19

  • Disposable gloves will be made available to you during your shift
  • 6-foot social distance space and limited entry will be enforced
  • Staff and visitors will be required to wear masks in your area
  • Physical barriers will be installed wherever appropriate

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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



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  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 days a week 2-3 hours each day

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