Trails & Rails NPNH


(40.707256,-74.01035)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

26 Wall StNew York, NY 10005


About

National Parks of New York Harbor program

Volunteers provide educational talks and a "show and tell" program while on the train from New York Penn Station and Washington, DC. The 2015-2016 program operates on Saturdays.

Meals

Volunteers are provided one meal and free train fare.

Uniform

Volunteers are provided with a uniform shirt; volunteers provide their own khaki or tan trousersor skirt, black or brown belt, socks, and heeled shoes.

Number of Trips

Volunteer guides will need to commit at a minimum to one trip every two months, after their training.

Training

Volunteers selected for the program will be required to attend a mandatory six hour training class on either Saturday February 4, 2017 or Tuesday February 7, 2017. The selected Guides will also be required to make two supervised trainings runs onboard Amtrak and successfully complete the training.

Contact trailsandrails.npnh@gmail.com for more information.

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills
  • Environmental Education
  • Youth Services
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum to one trip every two months
  • mandatory six hour training class

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