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Cause Areas

When

Mon Aug 01, 2016 - Mon Jul 31, 2017

Where

400 Esplanade AveNew Orleans, LA 70116


About

Volunteer is responsible for staffing the information desk at New Orleans Jazz Visitor Center.

Description of Duties

Provide information, politely and competently, about park programs and policies to the visiting public. Operate cash register in accordance with established procedures for Eastern National Park Association transactions.

Benefits to VIP:

  • Personal enrichment and experience working in a national park setting
  • Retail training and experience
  • Experience in communicating with people of diverse cultures

Goal/Outcome of job:

  • Provide efficient, courteous services, and helpful information to park visitors

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Desired:

  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of Jazz music and history helpful
  • Knowledge of local area and resources helpful
  • Retail sales experience helpful
  • Bi-lingual language skills helpful
  • Familiarity with NPS history, policies, rules, regulations, legislation, and similar guidelines.

Special Requirements:

Volunteer will need to spend a major portion of the work time standing. Volunteer may be asked to drive a government-owned vehicle to pick up supplies within the park.

Supervision:

Visitor Center Desk volunteer will work under the supervision of the park supervisor.

Work Environment:

Work is performed primarily indoors.

Project Duration: Ongoing

Hours per week: 4

Skills

  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • History
  • Brass Instrument
  • Music Theory
  • Music Arts

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Hours per week: 4
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