Guest & Volunteer Services Intern (unpaid)

Organization: Butterfly House, Division Missouri Botanical Garden (AZA Member)
Location: Chesterfield (St Louis Region), Missouri, United States
Job or Internship: Internship

The Guest and Volunteer Services internship will provide plenty of practical experience working in the tourist industry and managing a diverse group of volunteers. Interns will assist the Guest Services Coordinator with greeting and assisting guests, meeting group sales and education classes, maintenance of the facility, and answering questions from guests about all aspects of the Butterfly House. Interns will be actively involved in recruitment and training of new volunteers, volunteer scheduling, and supervision of our volunteers. Human resources issues will be covered as they relate to volunteers. ADA issues that relate to volunteers and customer needs will be addressed as well.


Excellent communication skills

Enthusiastic demeanor


Interest in working with people

Coursework in communications, public relations and/or management


Ability to work some weekends

140 hours minimum commitment (will adjust to meet school requirements)

2.5 cumulative GPA

High school seniors entering college in the fall are accepted on a case-by-case basis.

Internship dates: (3½ months)

Summer: May – mid-August (application deadline: April 1)

Fall: September – mid-December (application deadline: July 15)

Spring: mid-January – April (application deadline: November 15)

Hours: part time/20 hours per week; full time/37.5 hours per week

Apply now by emailing a cover letter, resume and Intern Application

to Jennifer Mullix;