Program & Visitor Services Assistant

Leopold Center courtyard

Position Summary

The Program & Visitor Services Assistant will engage and inform visitors during the fall and early winter season, during which the popular and highly attended Crane Congregations program occurs. In this role, you will support opportunities that encourage visitors to connect with Aldo Leopold, the natural world, and the foundation’s work to advance a land ethic locally and globally.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Crane Congregations Support

  • Welcome program participants and assist with check-in
  • Prepare and serve refreshments (primarily cutting cheese and pouring wine)
  • Assemble program packets and membership materials
  • Educate participants about cranes during select tours throughout the season

Visitor Services Support

  • Process webstore orders, including phenology calendar and holiday sales
  • Assist with the preparation and mailing of membership appeals
  • Staff the Leopold Center font desk as needed – greet visitors, make sales, answer phones, etc.
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in visitor services, customer service, and/or outreach
  • Ability to work in a flexible environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • Knowledge of crane biology and ecology a plus, but not required
  • Familiarity with Aldo Leopold and A Sand County Almanac or willingness to learn
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and have a valid driver’s license

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To Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to Lauren Graves, Education Coordinator, at . Deadline to apply is October 20, 2019.

The Aldo Leopold Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes that just as a healthy ecosystem depends on biodiversity, a healthy human society depends on cultural and social diversity. We are committed to expanding the conversation on land ethics by acting to achieve a rich diversity of staff, board, volunteers, members, supporters, and those we seek to engage with our programming.