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Butterfly Pavilion will be closing early on Friday, June 18th for a private event. Last entrance will be at 4:00 p.m. with the doors closing at 4:15 p.m.

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.

Part Time Guest Services Associate

The Guest Services Associate is a part-time position responsible for the direct day-to-day operations of the front desk ensuring an excellent member and guest experience from the point of entry to the zoo, while processing box office and online admission tickets, promoting membership sales, and assisting groups with check-in, thus honoring the Butterfly Pavilion’s mission and guaranteeing repeat guest and member visitation.

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Director of Communications and Marketing

The Director of Communications & Marketing designs and implements marketing strategies to cultivate our relationships with media, the community and potential donors, engage our target audience, and boost our brand awareness.

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Director of Animal Collections

The Director of Animal Collections oversees Butterfly Pavilion’s terrestrial invertebrate collection. The position oversees the Curatorial Department’s staff and budget and is responsible for managing all aspects of quality and maintenance of Butterfly Pavilion animal collections including but not limited to staff oversight, organization and coordination of schedules, animal acquisition, animal maintenance and husbandry, animal exhibitory and record-keeping.

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Summer Nature Camp Educator

Butterfly Pavilion is seeking an individual with an interest in environmental education, nature play, curriculum development and a love of teaching youth about the natural world through informal nature camp programming.

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Environmental Educator - Exhibit Interpreter

Butterfly Pavilion seeks a creative, energetic, culturally competent individual with a passion for learning to implement programs and exhibit interpretation for Butterfly Pavilion on science, nature, and invertebrates. This person will be an advocate for these plants and animals through exhibit interpretation, events and parties, offsite community programs, and more.

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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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