200 High St.
Boston, MA 02110
Date Posted: April 05, 2021
Region: Western Massachusetts
The Engagement Ranger is a seasonal, part-time position at Bartholomew’s Cobble and is primarily responsible for greeting and educating visitors, and providing site-related materials. The Ranger is also responsible for leading occasional guided walks and programs and assisting with special events. Incumbent also performs general cleaning and/or maintenance of the ranger station, trails, and parking lots. This is a part-time position requiring a commitment of 15 to 30 hours per week beginning in May until early October.
In This Role You Will:
Staff the visitor’s center and greet visitors in a welcoming manner
Answer questions about The Trustees of Reservations and the history, geology and ecology of the properties
Educate visitors about The Trustees mission and encourage them to become active members
Direct visitors to membership brochures, distribute flyers to the public and on bulletin boards
Enforce rules and regulations of assigned properties
Perform tasks safely and in accordance with The Trustees’ safety manual
Behave in a professional manner with their colleagues, property visitors and volunteers
Collect admission and/or program fees and sell memberships and permits
Keep both financial and visitation records and submit weekly reports by email
Maintain clean facilities, parking lot and picnic areas
Report safety concerns, incidents, and maintenance needs to theStewardship Manager.
Occasionally work with volunteer groups for clean-up trail days.
Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.
In-depth knowledge of natural history/ecology
Professional connections in local community
Proven ability to create and lead nature-based education programs for families
Excellent customer service skills
Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record required for driving Trustees vehicles.
Criminal Background Check required (CORI).
Flexibility to work nights and weekends is required.
Position requires travel in the region; access to a personal vehicle required
About The Trustees
The Trustees is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. Today, the places we care about are going fast, and the forces undermining them, including climate change, are moving faster.?Our passion is to protect and share with everyone the irreplaceable natural and cultural treasures under our care.?We are funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 60,000 member households.
The Trustees has been featured in the Top 100 Women-Led Organizations in Massachusetts for six consecutive years.
In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees aims to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of its team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.
The Trustees is a signer of the Boston Women’s Workforce Council and a Member of the Boston College Center for Work and Family.
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