Boston Harbor Community Cruise Ambassador

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National Park Service

Volunteers excited about bringing public lands to local communities throughout Boston.

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 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!

Cruise Dates
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! Volunteers will be supervised by Boston Harbor Now during cruises.

How to Apply
Interested applicants should email for more information and follow this link: to complete an application.

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Mon Jun 10, 2019 - Sun Aug 25, 2019
04:45 PM - 08:30 PM  


Boston HarborBoston, MA 02109



  • Customer Service
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Community Outreach
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • People Skills


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Orientation or Training

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