Reception Desk Volunteer
Location: Circle B Bar Reserve (PNR)

Polk's Nature Discovery Center is seeking volunteers to help with their lobby desk as a receptionist volunteer. Volunteers will apply basic clerical and customer service skills while assuring those exploring the lobby are doing so safely. 

Polk's Nature Discovery Center is located at the Circle B Bar Reserve. The free discovery center has exhibits specifically designed to engage and excite visitors of all ages. It is a place to explore Polk's water, wildlife, and wilderness and gain a better understanding of the delicate ecosystems of Central Florida. There are numerous hands-on indoor and outdoor exhibits, picnic facilities, and nature trails, making it a great choice for families.

Main Assignment Responsibilities

  • Greet and share stories with guests
  • Answer phones
  • Monitor the children exploring the tree in the lobby
  • Basic filing and data entry
  • Direct guests to sign the visitor log at the desk


  • Circle B Bar Reserve is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9am-5pm and Sunday from 12pm-4pm.
  • Scheduling will be discussed at the time of the interview.



  • All clothing worn should be neat and clean, free of wrinkles, holes, and tears, and should not contain profanity, obscene imagery or otherwise convey an inappropriate message. Visible body piercings and jewelry that do not create a safety hazard may be permitted, subject to county management’s reasonable determination of propriety.


  • Pass all applicable screenings.


Skills listed below are skills either already possessed or learned through this assignment. Please complete your application in full to avoid delays in processing.

Address: 4399 Winter Lake Rd
Lakeland, FL 33803
Minimum age:14
Near a bus stop:No
Court Service:No
Court Service Min Age:N/A
Times needed:
  Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Skills and Experience: Clerical - File/Copy/Sort/Pkg
Clerical - Data Entry/Phones
Professional - Customer Service
Professional - Public Speaking
Other - Storytelling/Reading
Teaching - Children
Preferred Location: Any Place (Polk County)
Indoors Only
Winter Haven