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Wolf Park Guest Services/Education Volunteer--Weekdays

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Wolf Park
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Battle Ground, IN

Wolf Park


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Published 3 months ago

Recurring
Weekdays
A few hours per month

Wolf Park’s mission stems from a commitment to education, conservation, and research that focuses on animals and their importance to the natural environment.  A volunteer works alongside Wolf Park Staff Members to help achieve that mission everyday through a variety of ways.  We strive to match your passion with the needs of the park so that together we can work hard to be a good member of the local community as well as serve our visitors who come from around the world.  Many of the skills learned at Wolf Park transfer to other areas of life (i.e., public speaking, customer service) and can provide you with some real world experience.  Take a look at the information below and check out our website at: www.wolfpark.org/volunteer to learn more about the Wolf Park Volunteer Program!

Guest Services/Education Volunteer Requirements

  • 16 years old

     Parental/guardian consent (if minor)

  • Commitment of 6 hours/month (average)
  • Signed waiver
  • Background check
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and walk 1/2 mile on uneven terrain
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds
  • Respect and Adherence to all Wolf Park Rules and Safety Protocols


Expectations

  • Treat all persons at Wolf Park with positive regard
  • Attend assigned shifts and orientations
  • Commitment to a minimum of 6 hours/month (average)
  • Commitment to Wolf Park Mission
  • Commitment to Wolf Park Training



Guest Services/Education Volunteer General Orientation Schedule 

  • Welcome to Wolf Park Orientation
  • Docent Training
  • Tour Clearance

*After 30 hours of service, volunteer qualifies for visits with animals after safety orientation

Assignments available to Guest Services/Education Volunteer

  • Tour Docent
  • Program Docent
  • Admissions
  • Gift Shop
  • Crowd Control
  • Daily Duties
  • Groundskeeping
  • Education Interludes
  • Enclosure Maintenance


We work with all volunteers to encourage positive relationships with the animals, which may allow at times for opportunities to engage with them.

Wolf Park’s mission stems from a commitment to education, conservation, and research that focuses on animals and their importance to the natural environment.  A volunteer works alongside Wolf Park Staff Members to help achieve that mission…

Details at a glance

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Location

Wolf Park

4004 East 800 North, Battle Ground, IN 47920

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