2022 Visitor Information / Interpreter

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Location Description

This 71,000-acre park features sand dunes, beech/maple and pine/oak forests, rivers, inland lakes, miles of Lake Michigan beach, two offshore islands, historic farming district, a lighthouse, two campgrounds and 105 miles of hiking trails.

Position Description:

Volunteer Interpreters serve in the historic town of Glen Haven; staffing a Life-Saving Station maritime museum, Cannery boat museum, and a working Blacksmith Shop (optional). They will also serve at the Visitor Center in Empire to provide visitors with information and orientation, guide bus tours and assist in other duties as assigned.

Opportunity Time frame:

May through October, volunteers may choose a 60-90 day time-frame to work in this opportunity.

:

Free campsites available for a minimum of 32 hours of volunteer work/week -- Campsites have water/electric hook-ups only, (no sewer and electric may operate at reduced amperage [<30amps] on some sites) , dump station and blue-boy are available. Uniforms provided.

Start Date - 2022-05-15

End Date - 2022-10-15

Activities include: Tour Guide/Interpretation;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Not Difficult

Hosts Housing Amenities: Camp Sites

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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.

Arts & Culture
Environment
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Empire, MI 49630

(44.81111,-86.0601)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Interpreter

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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