Nature Center Host Intern:
Open until filled
The Nature Center Host is assigned with the responsibility of maintaining a welcoming atmosphere for visitors which nurtures curiosity and encourages learning by actively involving and engaging patrons with hands-on exhibits, local wildlife, flora & fauna information, and SNC programming.
Director of Education
Welcome public to Nature Center.
Answer visitor questions about Nature Center & exhibits.
Answer questions about SNC education/interpretive/community programs
Answer visitor questions about Logan Canyon history and destinations, local trail information, and local flora & fauna
Answer phones and assist with light office work
Register interested visitors for programs
Track visitors and maintain actual use data.
Report visitor observations and suggestions
Opening and closing the Nature Center
Maintain cleanliness of Nature Center, including cleaning and restocking restrooms and exhibit area as needed
Maintain brochure rack supplies, outdoor information wall, and event chalkboard
Maintain outside area around Nature Center
Critter Care & Exhibits
Cleaning, feeding, and care of animals, and their terrariums
Assist in the preservation of exhibits as well as creation of new exhibits
Assist or conduct SNC’s weekly Nature Tales program
Assist or conduct SNC’s weekly Canyon Conversations program
Assist Naturalist Educators with programs scheduled within the Nature Center
Operate Nature Center while Naturalist Educators are conducting programs
Conduct informal tours of exhibits
Assist with group tours and presentations
Assist other staff as needed
Assist with special events and projects
Attend weekly staff meetings
Attend Facilities Committee meetings
Other duties as assigned and agreed upon
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
Public relations and customer service skills
Appreciation and understanding of environmental education and natural environment
Able to communicate effectively with a diverse public
Patient and friendly
Independent and responsible
Assist with both indoor and outdoor programs.
Able to stand for long periods.
Able to lift 20 pounds
This is an unpaid internship. This position will require no more than 15 hours per week. Schedule will vary week to week and applicants must be able to work Saturdays.
About Stokes Nature Center
Our Mission is to provide nature education, promote outdoor exploration, and foster appreciation and stewardship of our natural world for people of all ages. We are a private, non-profit nature center established in 1997. We offer programs at our center in Logan Canyon, our Nibley property, Cache Valley schools, and at various outdoor locations in the surrounding valley and mountains. For more information go to www.logannature.org
Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Nature Center Host Intern Application. Position open until filled. Questions can be addressed to email@example.com or 435-755-3239.