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Nature Center Host at Brookside Nature Center

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ORGANIZATION: Montgomery Parks, M-NCPPC

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Montgomery Parks

*This position requires proof of vaccination against Covid 19*

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, assist park naturalists with projects, 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!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Learn about our program offerings and park resources.
2. Greet visitors in a professional manner.
3. Answer visitor inquiries or direct them to appropriate staff.
4. Take messages for staff.
5. Answer telephone calls.
6. Help with office administrative work, computer work, and program/exhibit preparation.
7. Check people in for programs.

Potential hours:
Tuesday - Friday, 10am - 5pm;
Saturdays and Sundays, 1-5pm

Website: www.brooksidenature.org

2 Shifts

  • 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
  • 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Montgomery Parks, M-NCPPC

Location:

Wheaton Headquarters, 2425 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, MD 20902, US

Mission Statement

Protect and interpret our valuable natural and cultural resources; balance the demand for recreation with the need for conservation; offer a variety of enjoyable recreational activities that encourage healthy lifestyles; and provide clean, safe, and accessible places for leisure-time activities.

Description

Our agency is located just north of Washington D.C., and was originally created to protect the stream valleys around the D.C. area. We have grown into a 34,000 acre park system with over 400 local, urban and regional parks; recreation centers; ballfields; playgrounds; nature centers, a botanic garden and over 200 miles of trails.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Children & Youth, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

Brookside Nature Center1400 Glenallen AvenueWheatonWheaton, MD 20902

(39.05889,-77.03285)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Office Reception
  • Administrative Support
  • Drawing
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • once a week shift minimum, flexible schedule to be worked out with volunteer supervisor.

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