Help visitors to Sloan Canyon NCA's Visitor Contact Station

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FRIENDS OF SLOAN CANYON

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Friends of Sloan Canyon is looking for volunteers to help staff Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area's visitor contact station. As a BLM Information Desk volunteer you would be introducing visitors to the geology, plants, wildlife, and cultural resources of Sloan Canyon. Our visitors are a diverse community, including international travelers, and you would be asked to thoughtfully answer a variety of questions providing guidance to visitors so they have a great outdoor experience.

Duties & Responsbilities:

  • Staff the front desk in the Sloan Canyon visitor contact station
  • Respond to visitors questions
  • Be a source of knowledge for visitors
Qualifications:
  • Ability to communicate orally to the public
  • Ability to acquire basic knowledge of the natural and cultural resources of Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area, BLM missions, and BLM policy
  • Willingness to wear approved uniform-t-shirt, nametag or vest.
  • Knowledge of recreation opportunities of Sloan Canyon
  • Ability to be people friendly
Training Requirements:
  • Complete attendance of BLM power-point trainings.
  • Become familiar with the biological, geological, and cultural resources of Sloan Canyon
  • Monitor the information desk at Red Rock Canyon prior to becoming a Sloan info desk volunteer a minimum of eight hours to develop quality public interaction.
Information Desk shifts are 4 hours long. The minimum commitment is 1 shift, and you can sign up for as many shifts as you'd like. The visitor contact station is open from 8:00am to 4:30pm daily from October 1 to May 31. During summer months the contact station is open same hours but weekends only, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

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About FRIENDS OF SLOAN CANYON

Location:

2505 ANTHEM VILLAGE DR STE E275, HENDERSON, NV 89052, US

Mission Statement

Friends of Sloan Canyon works toward the preservation of natural, cultural and recreational resources at Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area through trail programs, interpretive programs and community outreach.

Description

Friends of Sloan Canyon engages in various stewardship and educational programs in support of the NCA and it's status as a National Conservation Lands unit. Led by a dedicated group of volunteers, we promote public lands stewardship by coordinating activities such as trail monitoring and maintenance, landscape restoration and staffing of the NCA's new visitor contact station.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2998 Nawghaw Poa RoadHenderson, NV 89044

(35.91617,-115.12608)
 

SKILLS

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • General Education
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-4.5 hours long, 8am-12pm or 12pm-4:30pm

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