Grounds Care RV Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Grounds Crew Volunteers will assist with maintaining the historic landscape that makes up Cockspur Island. This includes the grounds that surround Fort Pulaski, the historic dike system, trail systems, entrance station, and other important sites around the island. Grounds Crew Volunteers are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) that is appropriate for the job, as outlined in the job hazard analyses (JHA) provided for each assigned task. These documents will outline the duties, possible risks, safe practices, tools, and other information necessary to perform the task and mitigate accidents and injuries. This position will require you to work outdoors for long periods of time, sometimes in the heat, cold, rain, or mud.


The park will provide all necessary training and protective equipment for safely operating riding mowers and other machinery. Typically, grounds care volunteers begin early in the day (6:30-7:00 am) to avoid hot afternoon heat and to be able to work inside Fort Pulaski without disturbing visitors.


Commitment for RV Volunteers: 30 hours per week per person, and a minimum 3 month stay (unless you desire to stay during the summer)


Training requirements: Park Safety Orientation, necessary machinery operation, & park volunteer orientation will be provided by park staff.


Must be able to pass a background check for this position. Valid Driver's License is required.

Start Date - 2024-05-01

End Date - 2024-07-31

Activities include: Construction/Maintenance;Historical Preservation;Trail/Campground Maintenance

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: RV/Trailer Pads

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About National Park Service

Location:

1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240, US

Mission Statement

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

Description

The U.S. National Park Service, www.nps.gov, cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. We care for more than 400 national parks and help communities preserve their historic places and open spaces.

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Arts & Culture
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Arts & Culture, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

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WHERE

U.S. Highway 80Savannah, GA 31410

(32.00053,-80.97606)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Sunday;Monday;Tuesday;Wednesday;Thursday;Friday;Saturday

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