ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: Primary duties are to greet guests, take admissions, manage the gift shop, coordinate the volunteer schedule, data entry, light cleaning, record keeping and maintain our social media and online presence. May occasionally be responsible for opening/closing. Prefer to have this position filled by April for some training and season prep with regular hours beginning in May, 20-26 hrs per week through August, less hours Sept. through December. Must be available during our daily open hours, for all major events and with rotating weekend shifts. Must have strong organizational skills, the ability to work with limited supervision and handle multiple tasks. Good written and verbal communication skills is required. Proficiency in Word, Excel, data entry is necessary. Experience with WordPress would be great, but will train. Prefer applicants to have graduated high school.
EVENT HOSTS: We are looking for two part time people to supervise private events, mostly sporadic weekend evening hours. Primary duties are to help with the set-up and preparations for the event, supervise the use of Wessels property and that our rental policies are followed including alcohol usage, maintain a clean atmosphere for our guests, and close at the end of the event. Must be available for the events we have booked with flexibility for the addition of events yet to be booked. Event hosts may also be asked to help during Wessels weekend events. Must be able to work with the public professionally, with good decision-making skills. This position is a great for making some extra money during the summer-fall months! Must be over 21.
EDUCATOR: We are in need of one or two people to lead youth classes during the summer months, week days. This is currently a volunteer position with the potential to become a part time paid position. Most classes take place morning-early afternoon. Activities include some indoor but mostly outdoor farm-related things. Some knowledge in gardening, history and agriculture is helpful, as is a love for farm animals, teaching, outdoor games, and getting dirty! All patient, fun-loving, responsible persons are welcome to contact Hillary for more information.