Battle of New Orleans Commemoration 2017- Park Guide/Demonstrator Assistant


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Fri Jan 06, 2017 09:00 AM - Sat Jan 07, 2017 03:30 PM


Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & PreserveChalmette Battlefield8606 West St. Bernard HighwayChalmette, LA 70043


Remember the Battle of New Orleans at Chalmette Battlefield, the very place where it happened. Meet the American and British troops who fought one of the most significant battles in world history and the civilians who kept the home fires burning in New Orleans. Enjoy period music, watch cannon and musket firings, participate in hands-on activities, and listen to the stories of the men and women of 1815.

Battle of New Orleans Commemoration 2017- Park Guide Assistant

Park Guide Assistants work with artists and craftsmen at Battle of New Orleans University. That is a variety of crafts persons, and artisans sharing their historic craft and program with visitors and school children alike.

Duties include:

  • Answering visitor questions and handing out general event information.
  • Assist Park Rangers with visitors,
  • Helping crafts persons and demonstrators prepare for programs.
  • Volunteers assist Park Rangers answering questions and guiding visitors through the National Battlefield.

Dates & Hours Needed:

Friday, January 6th

Shift 1: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm

Shift 2: 12:15 pm to 3:30 pm

Saturday, January 7th

Shift 1: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm

Shift 2: 12:15 pm to 3:30 pm


  • Public Speaking
  • Problem Solving
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • See description

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