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Exclusive Howliday Celebration on Dec 29

Posted by on Dec 10, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Exclusive Howliday Celebration on Dec 29

Join us on December 29 at the EWC for a Howliday Celebration!

From 3:45 p.m. to 7 p.m., help fill presents, make treats, decorate trees – and watch the animals celebrate the season! Then sit by a cozy campfire and enjoy hot cocoa, marshmallows and cookies.

This is an exclusive event limited to 50 people – sign up today!

Prices are $25 for adults and $20 children. For reservations, call 636-938-5900 or book online.

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Photography with the Wolves

Posted by on Dec 4, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Photography with the Wolves

Choose one of two special dates – or both – on December 8 and January 13 – grab your camera and come learn from award-winning nature photographer Sandy Brooks on how to get the best nature photos while photographing the world’s most endangered wolves at the EWC. During the workshop, you will learn about camera settings and photographic considerations, as well as about the wolves, their ecology and how the EWC is helping to save this national treasure. After the introduction, you will spend an hour photographing the wolves in their habitat.

This will be exclusive access for a limited number of participants – there are only 20 spots available, so make your reservations today! Cost is $175 per person; $100 of each reservation goes to the EWC to help continue its mission to save critically endangered species, so thank you for contributing to our important conservation work and being a part of our pack! (Must be 14 years or older; ages 14-17 must be accompanied by an adult.) To register, go to
http://www.academyofnatureandwildlifearts.org.

Registration

Shaba Welcomes Healthy Litter of Puppies

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Shaba Welcomes Healthy Litter of Puppies

Shaba Welcomes Healthy Litter of Puppies

$50k Matching Grant + 13 Adorable #GivingTuesday Ambassadors

Donate Now Adopt Shaba

Friends, we have a $50,000 matching grant on the table from Giving Tuesday through the end of the year – plus 13 honorary ambassadors to announce. You guessed it, we have pups!

We’re celebrating a historic first successful litter of African painted dogs, thanks to a rock star of a new mom, Shaba. Keepers have been with her 24/7, and have watched her attentively nursing and cleaning her pups and keeping them in her den. (Want a peek inside? Our WebCam is live!)

Director of Animal Care and Conservation Regina Mossotti worked with world-renowned African Painted Dog biologist and conservationist, Dr. Greg Rasmussen, in Zimbabwe to see what den design would work best for a habitat in North America. No small challenge. Through their collaboration, a new $5000 insulated home was designed with maze-like corridors mimicking wild dens to help them feel safe and comfortable.

It’s this type of thoughtful innovation in wildlife conservation and species survival that your contributions help support. Please consider sponsoring Shaba or one of our other Adoptable Animals – a great holiday gift for animal lovers – or donating during this valuable window to help us meet this full generous match. Thank you for your support.

Four Legged Running Virtual Race Benefits the EWC

Posted by on Nov 21, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Four Legged Running Virtual Race Benefits the EWC

Virtual Race – You can log your run from anywhere and do this in your own time frame.

Four Legged RunninDecember 1 through 31, 2018 – Endangered Wolf Center, Eureka, Mo

Endangered Wolf Center virtual race between December 1st and December 31st. When you register, $10 of every registration fee ($22 entry fee) is donated to Endangered Wolf Center.

Choose any distance from 5k to full marathon, walk/run when and where you choose, record your time on the FLR website, wait for your finisher medal to arrive in the mail!

What people need to do to get started:

-Register in December for $22
-Choose a distance of 5k, 10k, 15k, half marathon, or full marathon
-Walk/run the distance in December
-Post the time on the Results page to get a finisher medal to arrive in the mail (Also, medals cannot be shipped internationally)
https://www.fourleggedrunning.com/virtual-racing
REGISTER DECEMBER 1-31, 2018

Four Legged Running

 

Job Opening: Receptionist

Posted by on Nov 1, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Job Opening: Receptionist

We’re looking for a receptionist to join our team.

Organization: Endangered Wolf Center (AZA Member)

Location: Eureka, Missouri, United States

Job or Internship: Job

Job Description: Receptionist

Reports to: Guest Relations Manager

Job Summary:

Responsible for answering phones, booking reservations, greeting guests as they arrive, processing payments and other duties as assigned.

This is a part-time, 16 hour-per-week position that will work two days each week (Sunday and Monday). Those days will remain the same each week.

Responsibilities:

• Serve as the “voice of the Center” to people who call. Provide excellent customer service when answering the phones and communicating with guests.

• Process reservations, process payments, take messages, answer questions and more.

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Guest Relations Manager.

Required Qualifications:

• Some College.

• Customer service experience.

• Ability and willingness to be flexible with tasks.

• Ability to use a computer.

• Willingness to master our online reservation system.

• Experience with Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.

• Flexible schedule.

• Willingness to participate in our Docent training course if not already completed.

• Able to establish and maintain good working relationships with other
departments.

To apply please send cover letter and resume to Angelena Mathes, Guest Relations Manager, at [email protected]. Due to the volume of applicants, phone calls will not be returned. Those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted before November 17, 2018.

Job opening for Youth Programs Coordinator

Posted by on Sep 26, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Job opening for Youth Programs Coordinator

Organization: Endangered Wolf Center (AZA Member)

Location: Eureka, Missouri, United States

Job or Internship: Job

Job Description: Youth Programs Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Education

Job Summary:

The Youth Programs Coordinator will be responsible for planning and successfully executing all youth programs at the Center. This person will plan and execute field trips, outreaches, camps, and early childhood programs, as well as other programs as assigned.

This is a salaried, full-time position that will work 40 hours per week. A benefits package is included. Availability to work a flexible schedule is required, including evenings and weekends.

Responsibilities:

• Successfully plan and execute a variety of youth programs, including but not limited to camps, field trips, early childhood programs, outreaches and distance learning outreaches.

• Provide a quality experience to all guests for all programs.

• Assist with advertising the Center’s youth program offerings.

• Schedule guests for educational programs, including campers.

• Design the Kid’s Area at all large events.

• Supervise the Camp Counselors and Junior Volunteers at all camps.

• Supervise the Camp Counselors hired for assisting with Summer Camp each year.

• Works with the Director of Education and Operations on the procedures for and care of the animal ambassadors.

• Serve as animal handler for our ambassador animals at some programs.

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Education and Operations.

• Ability to write educational programming both onsite and for a school setting (STEAM based).

Required Qualifications:

• Captivating and dynamic personality.

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

• Experience with large youth camps in a supervisory role.

• Experience with handling or caring for animals.

• Willingness to participate in our Docent training course if not already completed.

• Able to establish and maintain good working relationships with other departments.

• Four-year College Degree in a relevant area of study.

• Professional, can-do attitude.

• Ability to work a fluctuating schedule.

• Willingness to be flexible

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience creating lesson plans and/or educational programs.

• Teaching experience in a formal setting.

• Wildlife or conservation education experience.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Brian Chrysler, Director of Education and Operations, at [email protected]. Due to the volume of applicants, phone calls will not be returned. Deadline for application is Friday, October 26, and individuals that are selected for an interview will be contacted by November 2, 2018.

Make Plans for Wolf Fest Oct 20th

Posted by on Sep 13, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Make Plans for Wolf Fest Oct 20th

Sending a howl-out to all you wolf lovers: here comes our biggest event of the year. Wolf Fest 2018 returns Saturday, October 20, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

In addition to our regular guest tickets, here are other great ways to celebrate and participate.

VIP Packages: Reserved Parking | Complimentary snacks and drinks | Animal Ambassador Experiences

 Sponsorships: Multiple levels available | Sponsorship sign | Social media, web and magazine

Vendor & Exhibitor Opportunities: For artists | makers | retailers | creators | exhibitors

Auction Donations: Items | Experiences

For more details and contact information, please check out our Wolf Fest Flyer, Sponsorship Letter, Sponsorship Forms, or buy your event tickets online.

Buy Event Tickets Online
Wolf Fest 2018 Flyer
Wolf Fest 2018 Sponsorship Letter 
Wolf Fest 2018 Sponsorship Form

Join our REI National Public Lands Day Hike Sep 29

Posted by on Sep 12, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Join our REI National Public Lands Day Hike Sep 29

The Endangered Wolf Center is partnering with REI again!

On Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, join us as we celebrate National Public Lands Day.

We’ll hike from campfire, through the woods, up to the cave and back to the campfire for lunch.

While the hike is approximately 2 miles, it’s a moderate trail, with a good size hill, wear your hiking shoes! Everyone is welcome, but please leave pets at home.

EWC National Trail Day

The gates open at 9:00 a.m., you will be able to mingle and enjoy an educational table with staff from 9:15-9:45 while people are arriving and the hike starts promptly at 10:00 a.m. (No admittance after 10:00 a.m.)

The price is $10 per person and includes lunch!

For reservations call 636-938-5900 or book online.

  Booking Options 

 

Join our 2018 Annual Polo Benefit

Posted by on Jul 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Join our 2018 Annual Polo Benefit

Be a part of the fun and excitement of world-class polo as the area’s top players square off in this “Sport of Kings” event. Proceeds benefit the EWC’s mission of preserving critically endangered Mexican wolves, red wolves, foxes and other canids.

With a new Chesterfield location, a variety of relaxed viewing and reserved table arrangements, the EWC Polo Classic is sure to be the summer’s premier event for families, friends, business colleagues, and sports fans of all ages. Sideline attractions include the Bubble Bus, Admiral the Clydesdale, photo opportunities, a champagne toast, and the popular halftime divot stomp.

• General Bleacher Seating is $30 per person, which includes food and drinks. Children five and under are free. (Note: Tickets for the EWC Polo Classic are now priced per-person rather than the per-carload pricing in previous years.)

• VIP tickets are $250 per pair, which includes semi-private cabana seating for two in a floral-decorated area, a fully outfitted picnic basket with delicious food and drink, and a visit from one of the EWC’s Ambassador animals.

• Sponsors enjoy a special catered meal created by Executive Chef Kara Sullivan of Flavor 360. Sponsorships begin at $500 and include a tented, floral-decorated garden area with seating for four, with supplemental, outdoor lounge furniture, plus all of the VIP perks listed above. Sponsors at the $1,000 level also receive access to a supplemental Sponsor Garden with outdoor lounge furniture and other amenities.

The EWC Polo Classic provides the ultimate guest entertainment. Treat yourself, your family and your friends to a special experience they’ll be talking about for the rest of the year. For more information call EWC at 636-938-9306.

Saturday, August 25th, 2018
McGehee Polo Field at Spirit Valley Farms
(Wild Horse Creek Road at Tuma Ln.)
17899 Wild Horse Creek Road
Chesterfield, MO 63005
3:00 p.m. Gates Open
4:00 p.m. Match Begins
Call: 636-938-9306

Thanks Newman’s Own!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Thanks Newman’s Own!

Newman’s Own Foundation has been a supporter of the Endangered Wolf Center for several years now.

Our Ambassadors stopped by their Connecticut headquarters to say thank you for matching year-end donations and for funding part of our education programs.

Clea Newman, Paul Newman’s daughter, is a supporter and has visited the Center several times. Thanks Newman’s Own. Next stop, DC!

#EWC2018AmbassadorTour #NewmansOwnFoundation

Learn more about our Corporate Pack Partners sponsorship opportunities.

Corporate Pack Partners