Visitors Center Assistant

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National Park Service

As a uniformed volunteer with the National Park Service, the volunteer serves as a front-line representative of the agency working at the park visitor center (either at the birthplace unit or Knob Creek unit) and the memorial building. The volunteer will greet park visitors, provide information about the park, orientation, directions, park programs, events, and activities to do. Provide information about the visitor center and exhibit area and start the park film. Provide accurate information on the park history as well as the early years and life of Abraham Lincoln. Duties may also include stocking brochure displays, answering telephone inquiries, operating office equipment, recording visitor statistics, opening/closing of building, and operating a cash register for the park store.


´╗┐Volunteers are required to wear the provided volunteer uniform and badge and represent the National Park Service by acting in a courteous and professional manner with visitors, park staff, and other volunteers. Possess good communication and interpersonal skills and an interest in American History and the life of Abraham Lincoln. Ability to learn about the park resources and share this information with park visitors a must.

Start Date - 2021-05-24

End Date - 2022-04-30

Activities include: General Assistance;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Not Difficult

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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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Environment
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Hodgenville, KY 42748

(37.57395,-85.73996)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Interpreter
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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