Job ID: 207097124
Woodland Park Zoo is currently seeking a Lead Learning Facilitator within our dynamic Learning & Innovation Department who will develop and facilitate volunteer opportunities for youth and adults from diverse backgrounds and provide operations support to the department. The position will focus on functions, logistics and activities in support of volunteers and department operations. They will share overlapping efforts with the volunteer engagement and operations teams including volunteer coordination, recruitment and training, day-to-day volunteer supervision, recognition, communications and department operations.
The successful candidate will serve a key role in supporting the zoo’s commitment to equity and inclusion. The person in this position will lead and be a positive role model and mentor for staff and volunteers. They will also have the ability to facilitate collaborative program development and work broadly to support all volunteers and operational efforts. The ideal candidate will have experience leading and working with youth and volunteers. The ability to speak another language in addition to English (preferably Spanish) is highly valued. The schedule for this position is Saturday through Wednesday.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A minimum of four years combined education and experience in developing and facilitating engaging, inclusive experiences for a variety of audiences; and implementing and evaluating trainings and programs. Experience with a zoo, aquarium, museum, early childhood center, park or other informal education organization preferred.
The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to move up to 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Woodland Park Zoo is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression.
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