Employment/Internships

EMPLOYMENT AND OTHER CAREER-RELATED OPPORTUNITIES

Thank you for your interest in employment at Asbury Woods Nature Center.  We only accept applications for current vacancies listed below.

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – Year Round Part time position

Asbury Woods Partnership Office Assistant:

Asbury Woods Partnership, Inc. is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic individual to fill the part-time Office Assistant position.    The Office Assistant is a part time position of 10-15 hours per week.  Hours may vary based on office work load. Office Assistant will complete office tasks as directed by the Partnership Coordinator.   

SALARY:  $10.00 per hour with no benefits. Security/background investigations required prior to start of employment. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School Graduate or GED.
  2. Clerical experience preferred.
  3. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.
  4. Experience with Donor Perfect software preferred.
  5. Experience with Quickbooks accounting software preferred.
  6. Communication and interpersonal skills with a clear, polite, and courteous manner.   
  7. Computer skills for data input and document preparation.
  8. Operation of photocopier, computer, network printers, fax and scan machine.
  9. Considerable knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic.
  10. Considerable ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  11. Clearances required – PA Criminal History, Child Abuse History, PPD/TB Test, FBI Fingerprinting  

 JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Office Assistant will complete tasks including:  filing, data input, typing, copying, prepare mailings, answering telephone, greeting patrons & fielding questions. 

Office Assistant registers and assists the patrons in filling out forms for public programs and summer camp registrations. Assist staff and volunteers with Gift Shop sales as needed.  Close Gift Shop daily, and reconcile daily sales & cash register receipts.    

The Office Assistant will help with donor database input & donor thank you letters processed as directed by Partnership Coordinator or Development Coordinator. 

The Office Assistant may work weekends as needed.   Additional hours are available to work weekends as needed to back-up weekend staff working in the gift shop or assist with festivals and special events.

APPLICATION PROCESS  FOR OFFICE ASSISTANT POSITION ONLY: 

Please email letter of interest, resume and three professional references by April 11, 2014 to: Jennifer Herring, Interim Partnership Coordinator at herring@mtsd.org.  Only applications submitted electronically will be considered.  Review of applications begins April 15, 2014.   

 

      

INTERNSHIPS
Asbury Woods occasionally has college and high school internships during the year in the areas of education, biology, parks and recreation, marketing, development and more for highly motivated students.  Our internships are designed to provide rich learning experiences for students that will help build strong career skills for the future. Please check back for our next round of internship opportunities.

CAREER-ORIENTED VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH
Asbury Woods offers several career-oriented volunteer opportunities for young people throughout the year such as our Explorer Post 808.  This program offers career-oriented, co-ed learning experiences for 15-21 year olds in the areas of environmental education, teaching, and biology.  For more information contact Steve Wasiesky at wasiesky@mtsd.org.

In addition to the above, new volunteers of any age are always welcome at Asbury Woods! Our volunteers help with garden and trail maintenance, office and front desk duties, education programs and events, fundraising and much more! For more information about our volunteer program or to sign up, please contact Deb Testi at (814) 835-5356 or complete the form located on our volunteer opportunities page.

Sept 1 - May 31
CLOSED MONDAYS

Tues. - Sat.
10 am - 4 pm
Sun. Noon - 4 pm

June 1 - August 31
Mon. - Sat.
10 am. - 5 pm
Sun. Noon - 5 pm

Trails Open Daylight Hours

4105 Asbury Road
Erie, PA 16506

(814) 835-5356

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