Butterfly Pavilion
  • 01-Mar-2023 to 31-Mar-2023 (MST)
  • Education
  • Westminster, CO, USA
  • 15 per hour 15.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Title: Birthday Party Ambassador

Position Reports To: Community Programs Manager

Direct Reports: Birthday Party Volunteers

About Butterfly Pavilion: 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.

FLSA: Part Time/ Seasonal/ Based on party needs

Salary/Hourly Rate: $15.00

Position Summary: The Birthday Party Ambassador is responsible for providing a memorable and educational birthday party experience for young guests choosing to celebrate their birthday at Butterfly Pavilion. To create the best experience possible, Birthday Party Ambassadors are expected to assist with set up and cleanup of the party, as well as support party guests with themed activities and direct them towards any special programming associated with the party.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Lead all functions of birthday party programming including logistics and implementation.
  • Set up and tear down of birthday party rooms.
  • Facilitate party activity and lead party guests to appropriate areas within Butterfly Pavilion exhibits.
  • Keep track of and maintain party schedule with other birthday party ambassadors.
  • Implement all policies written within the birthday party contract and FAQ.
  • Provide world class customer service to all our party guests.
  • Attend or watch required branch meetings or trainings.


  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Initiative
  • Detail-oriented
  • Communication skills
  • Departmental knowledge
  • Time management
  • Build relationships
  • Decision-making


  • One year's experience working with children aged 1 to 12 years old.
  • An outgoing, friendly, enthusiastic, and creative personality.
  • A strong interest in education and willingness to adhere to Butterfly Pavilion's education framework.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly dependable and flexible.
  • Willing to handle animals (*Additional training for this will occur on the job).

Additional Requirements:

  • Interest in pursuing a degree in education, environmental sciences, or a related STEM or STEAM field
  • Have taken classes in environmental sciences, STEM or STEAM fields in high school
  • Interest in birthday party logistics

Work Environment / Physical Requirements:

While performing the responsibilities of this position, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the position will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

At Butterfly Pavilion, the employee is occasionally exposed to moderate to loud environmental noise for extended periods of time.

While performing the responsibilities of this position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and stand, use their hands and fingers, to handle/feel/grasp. The employee is occasionally required to reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Employee should be able to lift, carry and items up to 50 lbs.

How to Apply:

Butterfly Pavilion is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply for open positions and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or veteran status.

Applicants must submit a Resume and Cover Letter to the following link: https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/butterflies/jobs/2792547-20970

Position is open until filled. No phone calls or drop ins please.

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