Organization: North American Bear Center
Location: 1926 Highway 169, Ely MN 55731
Reports to: Senior Bear Keeper and Director of Education
Number of Positions: 10
Time Commitment: 80 hours total for the entire season.
Position Summary: Educate NABC visitors about the four ambassador bears (via on-site programs and Q&A) and wild black bear behavior (via videos, exhibits, and Q&A). Speak to groups of visitors and respond to questions. This position will be responsible for all aspects of bear care including maintaining a clean bear enclosure, bear foraging feedings, bear enrichment activities, and food preparation. Assist visitors in the Northwood’s Ecology Hall by handling the animals for visitors to see and hold. Point out the touchscreens for additional animal information.