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Volunteering at the
Great Plains Nature Center


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We invite you to become a
Great Plains Nature Center Volunteer!


bulletDo you like being outside?
Volunteer Naturalist - Assist GPNC staff conducting field trips. Help educate students about
Special Event Assistant - We have several events throughout the year where we need extra hands.
  (Walk With Wildlife, Art on the Trail, OK Kids, Junior Duck Stamp Award Ceremony)
Trail Maintenance -  Help keep Chisholm Creek Park looking beautiful!
  We provide the tools, you provide the labor.
Landscape Maintenance - Help keep our flower beds and foundation plantings looking sharp.

Assist with events like Walk With Wildlife
bulletDo you like working with animals?
Animal/Habitat Care - We have a number of live animals on display who need daily care.
Special Event Assistant
Volunteer Naturalist

Animal Care Assistant
bulletDo you like working with people?
Nature Educator - Teach children/students about the world around them (Little Nature Lovers,
  Critter Tales)
Gift Shop Clerk – Assist with “Owl’s Nest” sales. Keep inventory current
Front Desk Receptionist - Greet visitors and answer questions as they walk in the door.
   Handle incoming phone calls
Volunteer Naturalist

Owls Nest Gift Shop Clerk
bulletDo you like working behind the scenes?
Building/ Exhibit Maintenance - Clean exhibits in Koch Habitat Hall. Basic janitorial duties
Koch Habitat Hall Monitor - Assist with greeting and interacting with visitors. Monitor exhibits
Newsletter Production - Help process “Prairie Reflections,” our quarterly newsletter.
Bulletin Board Designer - Regularly update the bulletin board in the lobby.

Koch Habitat Hall Monitor



Are you at least 16 years old with good people skills, and available mornings or afternoons Monday-Saturday?
Please complete the Volunteer Application and press submit after filling in your information. You will be contacted for an interview after we receive your application.

Let us find the perfect fit for you! We need dynamic volunteers in all areas of our operation.

Questions? Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Cassie Standley at:
(316) 683-5499 x 309 - phone - email