Saturday , May 18 2024

Wcs Job Opportunities – Visitor Engagement Assistant

Website Wildlife Conservation Society

Job Description:

The WCS Education Department works across our Zoos & Aquarium. We inspire a diverse and inclusive movement of conservation advocates by sparking connections with animals and nature, improving scientific literacy through hands-on investigation, and engaging constituents in stewardship and action to conserve wildlife and wild places.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain positive, cooperative, and effective working relations with Adult Volunteers and Youth Discovery Guide Volunteers
  • Teach visitors to make connections between zoo exhibits, wildlife conservation, & their daily lives
  • Assist with data collection (e.g. conducting surveys and interviews) and data entry for visitor research and evaluation projects.
  • Participate in the upkeep of a safe, fun, and lively learning environment for all visitors and staff by providing and accepting feedback
  • Present narration of the sea lion feeds focusing on the natural history of sea lions.
  • Support admissions and visitors services to provide a friendly face at points in the park that need extra attention on any given day

Job Requirements:

  • You are a high school student with at least 2 years of experience at WCS. **Must be at least 18 years of age by April 2022
  • You are a high school graduate who has a strong interest and/or background in environmental science, theater, and/or education

Qualification & Experience:

  • You have enthusiastic presentation skills
  • Full vaccination for COVID-19 is a condition of employment for all open WCS positions in the United States. If you believe you are entitled to an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at HR@wcs.org
  • High school seniors and college students with experience in the WCS Discovery Guide program
  • Be comfortable working outside in different weather conditions.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • You are reliable, flexible and accountable

Job Details:

Company: Wildlife Conservation Society

Vacancy Type:  Temporary

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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