Public Interpretive Programs Volunteer Form
Serve as the voice of the Museum! Volunteer 10:30am-2:30pm one day per week on a regular schedule to assist Guest Engagement Facilitators with our daily floor programs. In this public-facing role, you will engage with visitors of all ages and knowledge levels, from one-on-one interactions to large school groups.

These programs include working with turtles, snakes, amphibians, and bugs for our Critter Connections and Animal Feedings; educational table programs and activities using real touchable and scientific specimens from our teaching collections; and leading story time for our youngest visitors.

You’ll get hands-on training before you start, and we can promise that no two days will be the same. You’ll be part of a supportive and fun interpretive programs team!

Position Requirements:
• Must be 18 years old or over.
• Commitment to a regular 4-hour shift for at least 6 months.
• Ability to work well in a team.
• Comfortable around animals including snakes, turtles, amphibians, and bugs.
• Willingness to work regularly with visitors of all ages, from toddlers to adults.
• Willingness to learn Nature Museum programs and follow Nature Museum interpretive standards.
• Ability and flexibility to learn new programs quickly.


Interested in becoming a Public Interpretive Programs volunteer? Please fill out the following form.
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If applicable, please describe any interpretive and/or educational experience you have that relates to the Public Interpretive Programs volunteer role: i.e. teaching, informal education (museum docent, mentor, camp counselor), science or animal experience background, etc. *
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If applicable, please describe any additional experience you have that relates to the Public Interpretive Programs volunteer role: i.e., theater background, non-profit volunteerism, club leadership role, etc.
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This position's current openings are from 10:30am to 2:30pm on the following days. Please choose any that you are interested in. *
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Are you interested in completing a NAI Certified Interpretive Host Training Course? *
Are you a current CAS/PNNM volunteer?
Are you a current Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Member?
If you are new to our organization, how did you hear about us?
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