Thank you for your interest in a position with the International Wolf Center. We seek to employ individuals interested in furthering our mission. Full and part-time positions will be posted on this page and it is recommended that you submit your resume as they become available.
The International Wolf Center offers two wolf education internships throughout the year. Typically internships are offered during the summer months and academic school year, although timing may change depending on programming needs. A degree in environmental education or related field, or prior teaching experience is preferred for the position.
This position receives supervision from the Retail Manager. A Retail Associate is responsible for providing customer-oriented sales of merchandise, programs, admissions and memberships. They are responsible for greeting and providing guests with necessary information that will engage them in a meaningful experience at the International Wolf Center. They are expected to strictly adhere to daily financial and security procedures.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Represents the International Wolf Center in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current members, donors, visitors, vendors and community. Interacts effectively with a diverse group of staff, interns, volunteers and customers.
Learns and uses operating practices of the Retail Department and the International Wolf Center.
Upholds the Mission Statement of the International Wolf Center.
Handles confidential information with tact and discretion.
Sells merchandise, programs, memberships and admissions.
Adheres to strict financial procedures.
Stocks and displays merchandise.
Greets guests and distributes essential information.
Other functions as necessary or as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL REQUIRED
Must be able to retain or reference needed information regarding the International Wolf Center, the Ely area and wolves in general. Must be able to effectively communicate this information with visitors.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Must be flexible and able to perform within a changing environment.
Must have basic computer skills, clear speaking voice and professional appearance.
Must comprehend written and verbal instructions.
Must have visual acuity and manual dexterity to perform the essential functions of this position.
Ability to clearly communicate with public and coworkers.
Ability to lift and move 40 pounds, reach and bend.
Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
Email a resume with “Retail Associate” in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will begin interviews as qualified applications are received. The position will be filled as soon as possible.
For questions regarding this position, please send inquiries by email to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
The International Wolf Center advances the survival of wolf populations by teaching about wolves, their relationship to wildlands and the human role in their future.