Special Programs Coordinator Job Opening

The Endangered Wolf Center is hiring! If you’re passionate about conservation, nature, wolves and events, the Special Programs Coordinator job could be for you. You will be responsible for planning and successfully executing special programs at the Center, including private events, overnight campout programs, corporate programs and more. You will also be responsible for our volunteer program, including volunteer recruitment, training, scheduling and evaluating. For more information about the position and how to apply, see the posting below:

Organization: Endangered Wolf Center (AZA Member)

Location: Eureka, Missouri, United States

Job or Internship: Job

Job Description: Special Programs Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Education and Operations

Job Summary:

The Special Programs Coordinator will be responsible for planning and successfully executing a multitude of special programs at the Center.  This person will plan and execute all special programs for the Center, including private events, overnight campout programs, corporate programs and any other program as assigned.  This person will also be responsible for our volunteer program, including all volunteer recruitment, training, scheduling and evaluating.

 

This is an hourly, full-time position that will work 40 hours per week.  The work schedule will vary based off of program bookings.

Responsibilities:

• Successfully plan and execute a variety of special programs, including but not limited to overnight campouts, private events and corporate programs.

  • Successfully manage the Center’s volunteer program, including all volunteer recruitment, training, scheduling and evaluating.

 

  • Serve as program animal handler for some programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Education and Operations.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Experience with event planning.

    • Experience recruiting, training, scheduling and evaluating volunteers.

 

  • Professional, can-do attitude.

    • Ability to work a fluctuating schedule.

  • Captivating and dynamic personality.

 

  • Experience with educating groups of people, both children and adults.

 

  • Willingness to participate in our Docent training course if not already completed.
  • Able to establish and maintain good working relationships with other departments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Compensation dependent on experience.  Range between $10 and $12 per hour.  Benefits package included.

Email resume and cover letter to Ashley Rearden, Director of Education and Operations at [email protected] by September 22. No phone calls please.  Messages will not be returned.