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Career Opportunities

Become a part of the team achieving global impact in invertebrate research, conservation and connection.

Here at Butterfly Pavilion, we transform the way people think about invertebrates. These small but mighty animals that surround us are so much more than people think. They are everywhere, because everything depends on them. They are the hidden heroes of the animal kingdom. As the leader in invertebrate knowledge, inspiration and connection, Butterfly Pavilion works to foster an appreciation of these critical animals by educating the public about the need to protect and care for threatened habitats globally, while conducting research for solutions in invertebrate conservation. Whether it is providing unique, hands-on learning experiences in our exhibits and educational programs, conducting new research that sets the standard for zoos across the country or building innovative solutions for species and habitat conservation in countries around the world, Butterfly Pavilion is leading the way in ensuring invertebrates are protected for the future.

Below you will find a list of open positions that we currently have available.  We encourage you to check back often for upcoming opportunities to join our team.

Click here for current internship opportunities. Click here for current volunteer opportunities.

Butterfly Pavilion Inclusivity Statement
Butterfly Pavilion embraces an environment of diversity and inclusiveness where all people’s ideas, experiences, and abilities are valued, thus ensuring the purpose and impact of our organization thrives through strong and meaningful community connection.

Events Ambassador

The Events Ambassador for Private Events works with the Lead Events Ambassador to deliver a wide variety of events to Butterfly Pavilion guests. Professional service and a positive, stress free experience are the goals for our events and clients. The Butterfly Pavilion offers weddings and receptions, corporate dinners and holiday parties, cocktail parties, birthday parties, and any other event that can be proficiently handled in the unique, yet limited spaces of Butterfly Pavilion. The Events Ambassador will also provide support for facility related events such as fundraising events, special openings, and appreciation celebrations. Events Ambassadors must have a positive attitude, and be able to communicate effectively during what can be fast paced and high demand situations.

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Full Time Custodian

The Custodian is a full-time position, 30 hours per week.  This position will be responsible for performing all custodial duties at Butterfly Pavilion including, but not limited to, restrooms and break room maintenance, drinking fountains, public spaces and back of house, as well emptying and cleaning trash receptacles.  Other duties of the position beyond custodial include assisting maintenance personnel as required and closing of the building.   This position is responsible for being a team member and ensuring a clean, safe, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing environment for staff, volunteers and guests.

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Membership & Guest Experience Coordinator

Reporting to the Director of Membership and Guest Experience, the Membership and Guest Experience Coordinator is responsible for ensuring and providing flawless, professional and world-class member and guest service experiences, and providing support to membership and front desk operations with specific emphasis on retention and motivating guest services staff to achieve daily membership sales goals.   

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Part Time Guest Services Associate

The Guest Services Associate is a part-time position responsible for the direct day-to-day operations of the Guest Services department ensuring an excellent Guest experience from the point of entry to the zoo, while promoting membership sales, assisting groups and providing support to the marketing department, thus honoring the Butterfly Pavilion’s mission and guaranteeing repeat Guests.

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Internships

Butterfly Pavilion offers a number of internships throughout the year, allowing students to obtain real-world experience in the fields of entomology, horticulture, education, exhibit interpretation, and more.

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