Nature Center Host (part-time)

Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation


Huntersville, NC
United States


This is Quest

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Position details: Latta Nature Preserve is seeking an interpretive host to facilitate guest experiences at the Quest nature center facility in Huntersville. This position will be responsible for customer service and engagement on Fridays and Saturdays. This is a part-time permanent position with up to 19 hours per week. Hourly pay starting at $20. Work includes weekends and some evenings.


  • Greet and provide orientation/information for visitors to the nature preserve.
  • Engage with visitors through educational programming.
  • Assist with nature center duties including facility rentals and programs as needed.

Why you might love this job:

  • Meaningful work in a community-focused agency
  • Having a direct impact on the public looking to connect with nature and recreation
  • Working with a creative and adventurous team
  • A beautiful office location


  • Enrollment in, or completion of a bachelor’s degree in relevant field (environment, education, or recreation)
  • OR
  • Two years relevant work experience in a customer-focused educational or environmental field

The ideal candidate:

  • Self-motivated and passionate about parks, recreation, and nature
  • Willing to learn and take chances
  • Able to obtain Certified Interpretive Host within first year of employment

People with non-traditional backgrounds, identities, or abilities are encouraged to apply.

To request a full description, or to apply by email:  

Open until filled.


Mecklenburg County conditions of employment:

Mecklenburg County requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for any new Mecklenburg County employees.
All employment offers are contingent upon verification of identity and eligibility to work in the United States, as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and upon successful completion of our pre-employment requirements, including (but not limited to):

Drug testing
Background checks
Reference checks
Verification of employment
Verification of education

Position Start Date:

Thursday, September 1, 2022

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How to Apply:

Email Joli Reynolds with resume & cover letter.

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Compensation Information:

starting at $20/hour