CHICAGOHORTICULTURAL SOCIETY POSITION DESCRIPTION
Title: Butterflies & Blooms Exhibition – Volunteer Facilitator
Exemption Status: Non-exempt (Hourly)
Department:: Interpretive Programs
Reports to: Manager, Interpretive Programs
Regular or Seasonal:Seasonal
Full-time or Part-time:Part-time
Supervises: Butterflies & Blooms Interpretive Programs Volunteers
This position oversees and facilitates the Interpretive Programs volunteers and supports operational aspects in the Butterflies & Blooms exhibition. This tented, but exposed to outdoor conditions, summer exhibition features a butterfly garden where visitors can immerse themselves with hundreds of live butterflies and moths.
In this role you will be responsible for the following:
Our ideal candidate will have:
Outdoor setting. Position requires being outdoors in varying weather conditions – heat, sun, and rain. Ability to stand for extended periods of time; walk to the exhibition and various buildings on the Garden campus; bend, stoop, and lift moderate weight (approximately 15 lbs) also required. Use of office equipment includes primarily computer, telephone and copier.
For almost 40 years, our employees have worked to promote the enjoyment, understanding, and conservation of plants and the natural world. Come work in a setting that is like no other. Take the first step towards being one of the employees who make the Garden one of the treasures of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. Apply today.
Please note applicants who do not meet the required qualifications (i.e., experience working with the public and ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions) will not be considered.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of personnel so classified.
For more information contact:
Derek E. Sandiford
Manager Human Resources
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road, 60022