|Clubs and Affiliations:
Nature Center Staff and Volunteers
2013. Jason is well-known in both the botany and birding circles of Ohio. Jason has worked at The
Wilderness Center, Brown Family Environmental Center and at the herbarium at Ohio University in
Athens. Stop by and welcome Jason to his new home in Mansfield, Ohio!
Steve McKee - Steve is stepping down to part-time employment, as he has serve his community
for over 30 years as the director of the Richland County Park District. He still 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 on part-time to teach classes at Gorman Nature Center and in the
She is our resident specialist on birds and spiders. She also coordinates our volunteers.
Amanda Kriner - Our newest naturalist, Amanda graduated from Ashland University in
May 2013. Amanda is a natural teacher and leader and we look forward to her future with us
here at GNC.
Anthony Aratta- Anthony is a full time student at OSU in Columbus and our maintenance man,
who keeps the Gorman Nature Center Visitor Center and grounds in tip-top shape.
Cheryl Harner - Cheryl is a volunteer who enjoys programing our website and promoting our
programs with clubs and organizations. She enjoys all manner of botany, birds and butterflies.
Volunteer Staff -
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 9-12, and 12-3 on weekdays and
1am to 1, 1-4 on weekends. Current volunteers offer their services
from one to 8 sessions per month.
For other volunteer position descriptions, click here
|Gorman Nature Center
|Richland County Park District
Ohio Bird Sanctuary