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Explorer (Learning Facilitator) 

About the Organization It is a wonderful time to be a part of our Thanksgiving Point team! As a local Non-Profit, our mission is to bring to life the joy of learning, curiosity, and the wonders of the natural world through world-class experiences that engage, delight, and inspire. Our vision is to engage families and individuals of all ages and abilities. We accomplish this through a variety of offerings and world-class places to explore and visit. Team Members enjoy free venue admissions for themselves and their families, a 401K match incentive, work/life balance and wellness benefits, growth opportunities, Sundays always off, and so much more! We are a one-of-a-kind place, and we want Team Members who are too. Come on board and feel the tremendous reward of improving the lives of all those who enter our doors!  

Explorer (Learning Facilitator) Job Description
Pay Rate: $12/hour
Part time: Wide variety of availability needed including mornings, evenings, all day summer camps, weekends, and holidays

Do you enjoy a learning and fun work environment? Do you have or want experience working with kids and adults as they embrace the joys of the natural world? Are you looking for a workplace that is collaborative, curious, and works to excel? Then we want you on our team!


  • Interact with and engage visitors of all ages at the Museum of Natural Curiosity, Museum of Ancient Life, Farm Country, Ashton Gardens and the Butterfly Biosphere to ignite transformative family learning, guide exploration, and encourage critical thinking 
  • Collaborate with coworkers on the development, evaluation and delivery of facilitated and unfacilitated programs including school field trips, school outreach, birthday parties, day camps, and other educational programs 
  • Foster and model curiosity to create positive, meaningful experiences and a place where multiple ideas are valued and explored 
  • Evaluate visitor experiences using appropriate tools and methodologies 
  • Accept and include all guests as they are, and welcome them without expectation or judgment 
  • For more information, please read our Blog Article "A Day in the Life of an Explorer"
  • Live by and uphold Thanksgiving Point’s mission, values and policies 
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Strong communication and great customer service, with collaborative approach to the workplace, and ability to give and receive constructive feedback 
  • Ability to work patiently in high-activity, high-energy, noisy environments
  • Comfort with initiating conversation with “strangers” and enforcing safety procedures with kindness, energy, and acceptance
  • Experience teaching or facilitating learners of different ages and abilities in formal or informal learning environments is preferred
  • Engineering and/or tech background is preferred but not required
  • Physical demands may include: climbing stairs, bending, standing for extended periods of time, and manipulating small objects 
  • Comfortable working around and with animals, outdoors, insects, and large crowds 
  • Valid Utah Driver’s License preferred 
  • Must be 18 years of age 
  • Must pass a background check 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Position Explorer (Learning Facilitator  
Shift Rotating Days and Evenings  
Number of Openings 15  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Thanksgiving Point  
Category Education  

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