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Employment at Awbury

Awbury Arboretum is a 56-acre historic public greenspace located in Northwest Philadelphia, with a mission to preserve and interpret Awbury’s historic house and landscape, thereby connecting an urban community with nature and history.

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Event Support Staff

Status: Part-time, seasonal

Reports to: Ambassador Coordinator

Time frame: 2-6 days per month, April-October

Pay: $15 per hour

Location: The Francis Cope House, 1 Awbury Road, Philadelphia, PA 19138

About the position:
Ambassadors, Hosts, and Parking Attendants welcome visitors and direct them throughout the Arboretum grounds, during both community programming and private rental events.
Duties include:

  •  Welcoming visitors, giving directions, handing out maps and flyers
  •  Keeping visitors apprised of events at the Arboretum
  • Hosting private events at the Arboretum
  •  Serving as a parking attendant for overflow parking when there is a large event at the Arboretum

Ambassadors should be available on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Hosts will sometimes work weekday evenings. Shifts are generally 3-6 hours each.

Event support staff should expect to work 2-6 shifts each month, spring-fall, and may choose their preferred dates to work in advance.

Please send your resumé and cover letter to ambassadors@awbury.org for consideration.