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Islamorada Area State Parks

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Windley Key State Park is looking for local volunteers for a new park maintenance position. Duties involve general yard maintenance, including mowing, weeding, trimming trees, and laying gravel on trails. Depending on skill level, volunteers could be asked to help with repairing park equipment, painting, and/or woodworking projects. Volunteers may also be asked to participate in visitor services tasks like speaking with park guests and answering general questions. Volunteers are needed Thursday through Sunday . Schedules can be flexible.

Preferred Skills:

  • Enthusiastic and friendly
  • Able to work outside in the Florida heat
  • Must be able to partake in manual labor
  • Must be able to walk upwards of 2 miles a day
  • Must be willing to follow FPS Covid standards including social distancing, wearing facial coverings, etc.

This is NOT a resident volunteer position. Local volunteers ONLY.

Questions? Please contact Caylee Sarff at Caylee.Sarff@FloridaDEP.gov

Park Info : https://www.floridastateparks.org/WindleyKey

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About Islamorada Area State Parks

Location:

77200 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036, US

Mission Statement

Our volunteers help Florida State Parks achieve its goal to provide resource-based recreation, while preserving, interpreting, and restoring natural and cultural resources. Our volunteers at the Islamorada Area State Parks play an integral part in maintaining our parks and helping us give the best experiences to our visitors.

Description

The Islamorada Area State Parks encompasses four Florida State Parks and over 10,000 acres of protected lands. Our parks include Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park, Indian Key Historic State Park, and San Pedro Underwater Archaeological Preserve State Park. We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities including guided tour or program leader, park maintenance assistant, ranger station attendant, internships, and more. Our parks provide visitors with unique experiences as they explore the real Florid.

Community
Environment
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

84900 Overseas HighwayIslamorada, FL 33036

(24.94937,-80.59603)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Renovation
  • Landscaping
  • Auto Mechanics / Repair
  • Carpentry
  • Woodworking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers are needed Thursday through Sunday. Park hours are 8am-5pm. Schedules can be flexible. 

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