|Clubs and Affiliations:
Director: Jason Larson- Jason has been the Director of the Richland County Park District since 2013.
He has worked at The Wilderness Center, Brown Family Environmental Center and at the herbarium at
Ohio University in Athens. He is also well known in both the botany and birding circles of Ohio, and will
often be seen leading programs on both of these subjects. If you would like to contact Jason, you can
email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
at Gorman Nature Center as well as the B&O Bike Trail, as well as leading programs as a naturalist. She
enjoys all aspects of the natural world but likes to focus on insects, especially dragonflies. If you would
like to contact Amanda, you can email her at email@example.com
Steve McKee- After serving the community for over 35 years as the director of the Richland County
Park District, Steve decided it was time to step down to part-time employment. He considers all of the
Mohican area his own backyard, and would like to share it with you. Steve's specialties are botany and
birds, and he will continue to teach classes at Gorman Nature Center and in the field. If you would like to
contact Steve, you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kyle Bailey- Kyle is the Richland County Park District Director of Facilities and Land Management, and
the newest member of our staff! He graduated from Kenyon College in 2013, and will be spending most of
his time keeping park district property in tip-top shape. He is also a fantastic naturalist and birder and you
may see him leading and assisting all types of programs! If you would like to contact Kyle, you can email
him at email@example.com
Anthony Aratta- Anthony is our maintenance man. He recently graduated from The Ohio State
University but has stuck around and still helps maintain the Gorman Nature Center Visitor Center and
Bookstore volunteers help by answering the phone, taking messages,
answering questions, and guiding visitors around the GNC building to
interpret and describe the educational animals, grounds and building.
Additional tasks may include feeding/watering animals and assisting
staff with programs.
There are no necessary qualifications for this position other than the
ability to converse with the public and a love of learning. A volunteer
orientation (approx. 1 hr) will be held to train the volunteer, after
which shadowing opportunities are offered.
Daily shifts are from 9am-12pm, and 12-3pm on weekdays, and 10am-1pm
and 1-4pm on weekends.
We also offer a wide array of other volunteer options to accommodate many
different interests including docents(volunteers that help with programing) and
For full volunteer position descriptions, click here
|Gorman Nature Center
|Richland County Park District
Ohio Bird Sanctuary