Shuttle Driver Volunteer


(45.77817,-111.1605)
 

Cause Areas

When

Mon Apr 30, 2018 - Sun Sep 30, 2018

Where

850 Gallatin Field RoadBelgrade, MT 59714

About

Summary Description:

Yellowstone Forever is the official nonprofit partner of Yellowstone National Park. We partner with Yellowstone National Park to create opportunities for all people to experience, enhance, and preserve Yellowstone forever. Our combined operations include 11 educational Park Stores with gross sales of over $5.1 million; the Yellowstone Forever Institute, which offers more than 600 in-depth programs each year; a supporter program of over 50,000 Yellowstone enthusiasts raising funds to support critical park priority projects; and an online community of over 300,000 worldwide. Yellowstone Forever has provided over $100 million of cash support and over $55 million of in-kind support since 1933. Our mission of engagement and support through education and fundraising for the park will ensure Yellowstone remains for generations to come.

The Shuttle Driver Volunteer plays a critical role in Yellowstone Forever’s operations, supporting youth groups and backpacking shuttles. This position welcomes students and chaperones, orients them to Yellowstone Forever, drives the 14-passenger mini-bus for shuttles between Bozeman and Gardiner, and backpacking shuttles. The ability to drive safely and responsibly is essential. Success in this position requires a welcoming demeanor, being a responsible and independent worker, and being able to assist with the needs of various participants.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Greet and check-in students and instructors
  • Transport course participants in 14-passenger mini-buses
  • Clean and maintain assigned vehicles and facilities daily
  • Apply Yellowstone Forever policies and safety procedures
  • Represent Yellowstone Forever and its mission accurately and positively
  • Foster a collaborative, team-oriented environment with YF employees, volunteers and partners
  • Travel into Yellowstone, throughout the Greater Yellowstone area and other, as required
  • Other tasks as assigned by Fleet and Logistics Manager, or other designated leadership

Basic Qualifications:

  • A pleasant and approachable manner with all staff, visitors and guests
  • Basic computer skills, including being able to operate a PC and/or Mac computer
  • Team player with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to sometimes work a flexible schedule, which may include nights and weekends when needed
  • Ability to lift boxes/equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Certifications in in-person CPR and in-person basic First Aid (ex. Adult, Child and Baby First Aid offered by the American Red Cross)
  • Ability to pass a DOT Medical Exam (reimbursed by YF)
  • Ability to represent YF in a courteous and professional manner
  • This position involves driving YF vehicles, therefore applicants must hold and maintain a valid US driver’s license, and maintain a favorable driving record for insurance purposes
  • A satisfactory criminal background check are conditions of volunteerism

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a non-profit environment
  • Knowledge of Yellowstone National Park
  • Certification in Wilderness First Aid
  • Experience driving a small passenger bus

Benefits:

This is a volunteer position. There is no housing provided for this position. Volunteers will be provided a nominal fee of $15 per day to help offset out of pocket expenses. This may be taxable income; therefore, volunteers will receive a 1099 from Yellowstone Forever. Volunteers must provide their own health insurance for any health issues unrelated to the volunteer duties. Yellowstone Forever volunteers also receive a 30% discount on most Park Stores products and a free Yellowstone Forever Institute Field Seminar each year with over 10 days volunteering. Discounts on other courses and products are also offered. Benefits of this position include knowing that your efforts directly benefit Yellowstone National Park and having the opportunity to work in one of the world’s premiere wilderness areas.

To Apply:

Apply online for this position at https://www.yellowstone.org/jobs

Yellowstone Forever is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to comply with all applicable local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, political beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • To apply, please visit https://apply.coolworks.com/yf/job-list.asp

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