Boston Harbor Volunteer Cruise Ambassador
About the Park
The Boston Harbor Islands National & State Park includes 34 islands and peninsulas situated within the large "C" shape of the Greater Boston shoreline. The islands are rich in natural and cultural resources and are managed by a unique, 13-member Partnership. The Boston Harbor Islands Partnership represents a range of federal, state, city, and nonprofit agencies. Each year Boston Harbor Now, the park's non-profit partner, supports the cost of 12 free evening community cruises to enjoy the history and views of the Boston Harbor. Cruises vary in length, destination, departure point and offerings depending on the community being served.
About the Volunteer Cruise Ambassador Position
Boston Harbor Now is seeking 12 Volunteer Cruise Ambassadors who are interested in bringing public lands to local communities. These volunteers would support the cruises through community outreach, assisting with cruise preparation and post-event breakdown. Each volunteer will attend 6 evening cruises to welcome community members and provide hospitality during the event. Volunteers will be provided orientation scheduled in June, a transportation stipend, and event uniform. Specific duties include pre-event outreach, event set up, welcoming guests, providing hospitality during cruises including serving food and drink, and post-event breakdown. Benefits include a free t-shirt, a free meal on cruise days, and an invitation to the National Parks of Boston yearly Volunteer Recognition Event!
We ask that volunteers can commit to at least six of the following cruises:
June 10th and 24th
July 1st, 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th
August 6th, 12th, 19th and 25th
Qualifications and Requirements
Previous experience is not required, but prior customer service training is helpful. A willingness to work as part of a team, with a variety of partners is essential! Attendance at Volunteer Orientation in June, a commitment to attending six Community Cruises, and dedication of four hours of pre-event outreach is required. Volunteers will be supervised by Boston Harbor Now during cruises.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should email email@example.com for more information and the application form. Applications are due May 31st and at which point all applicants will be scheduled for interviews and final selects made.
Boston HarborBoston, MA 02109
- Event Management
- Food & Beverage Services
- People Skills
- Community Outreach
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Cross-cultural Communication
- People 55+