Employment - Conservators Center

Center Employment

The Conservators Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that relies heavily on a dedicated staff of employees and permanent volunteers. The Center does not often have open positions for employment, but will post these positions as they become available here. Please check back regularly to find news and updates on employment opportunities.


Open Positions

Visitor Services Associates

Visitor Services Associates are critical representatives of the Center to the public, and are the first contact point for visitors and donors to the Conservators Center.

We are accepting full and part-time applications.

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Donation Services

Under the direction of the Guest Relations Coordinator, the Donor Relations Associates are the primary contact point for current donors of the Conservators Center and are therefore critical representatives of the Center to the public.

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Come work at the Conservators Center as a Visitor Services Associate!


Under the direction of the Visitor Services Supervisor, the Visitor Services Associates are the first contact point for visitors and future donors of the Conservators Center and are therefore critical representatives of the Center to the public. We are accepting full and part-time applications.
Please Note: Availability on at least 2 days from Friday-Sunday is required. It is required that they go through the 90 day probationary period working Friday- Sunday first before promotion to full time and into other areas of growth

KEY DUTIES INCLUDE:
  • Greeting visitors and donors checking in before tours and/or visits
  • Managing tour-related phone lines and emails
  • Ensuring prospective donors are introduced to appropriate personnel
  • Handling gift shop and tour sales
  • Receiving and sorting mail and deliveries
  • Maintaining a clean and professional gift shop, Visitors’ Services building, and public areas of the animal park
  • Preparing appropriate materials for tours and/or donor visits (this will include raw meat treats for the animals)
  • Preparing the Visitors’ Services building and surrounding public areas for tour participants
  • Overseeing interns and volunteers assisting with day-to-day tasks
  • Driving golf carts for visitors requesting mobility assistance
  • Assisting as needed in public-facing roles during events
  • Representing the Conservators Center at offsite tabling events or programs
  • Assisting with the maintenance and ordering of building and merchandise supplies
  • Working cohesively with the other members of the Conservators Center staff and community, including supervisors and support staff
  • Maintaining a professional and positive attitude in all interactions with the public, the staff, and the community
  • Creating and maintaining displays and information available in public areas of the facility
  • Ensuring positive, welcoming experiences for all visitors to the Conservators Center

    MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ability to work weekends and/or holidays
  • High school diploma, or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • Strong interpersonal, team-building, and communication skills
  • Basic skills with Microsoft Office and Excel software applications
  • Writing and penmanship skills
  • Ability to maintain a neat and organized work environment
  • Licensed to operate a motor vehicle in North Carolina
  • Ability to self-motivate and work in self-directed projects and tasks
  • Ability to work actively (on your feet) as necessary
  • Ability to lift at least 25 lbs.

    PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience and skill with online platforms such as Google Drive
  • Experience working in a non-profit setting
  • Familiarity with the Conservators Center
  • Prior job experience working in a sales and/or retail environment
  • Prior job experience working in an administrative position
  • Experience working with domestic or exotic animals

    COMPENSATION
  • Starting hourly wage: Entry-level (TBD)

    This position must be filled as soon as possible, and this webpage will be updated and/or removed when the position is filled.