Admissions and Gift Shop Volunteer

Location: South Wellfleet, MA
Sanctuary: Wellfleet Bay

As an Admissions and Gift Shop Volunteer, you will often be the face of the Sanctuary for newly arriving the visitors. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet people and share interests in nature. Front desk shifts are four hours long. Training is provided.


  • Welcome visitors and collect admission fees.
  • Describe Sanctuary trails and facilities.
  • Handle gift shop sales.
  • Operate computer-based cash registers.
  • Answer questions.
  • ‘Sell’ Mass Audubon and Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Process new and renewal membership transactions.


  • Dependable.
  • Strong oral communication skills.
  • Able to work cooperatively and independently.
  • The admission desk can be very busy, especially in season.
  • Ability to multitask is a plus.
  • Busy shifts can require prolonged periods of standing.
  • Mass Audubon staff are always available to assist and provide support as needed.
  • Volunteers will need to pass a background record check (CORI and SORI).

Additional Comments

Shifts: Morning – 8:30 AM to 12:45 PM; Afternoon – 12:45 to 5:00 PM.

Additional shifts from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM during the summer.

How to Apply

Please call 508-349-2615, extension 6113 or send an email to:

Lisa Kane - Volunteer Coordinator

PO Box 236 / 291 State Highway, Route 6

South Wellfleet MA 02663

Job# 3057

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