Interpretation Volunteer (Local)

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National Park Service

The Volunteer position(s) are available at the front desk of the visitor center. Volunteers usually commit to one morning or afternoon shift per week year-round. Note: one or more volunteer positions may be filled from this announcement.


DUTIES: Our volunteers aid seasonal and permanent staff with a variety of duties: staffing the visitor center, roving the trails, assisting park visitors, and helping with special projects. Physical requirements include the ability to hike at least 1.25 miles on a moderately strenuous high-elevation park trail (7000').


The volunteers will assist with front desk visitor services, special projects and informal visitor contacts.


SKILLS: Customer service experience, cash handling experience, ability to hike trails of uneven terrain and the desire to learn about Pecos National Historical Park.


ORIENTATION: Volunteers new to the area will receive comprehensive training on both visitor center and cooperating association bookstore operations.

Start Date - 2021-10-01

End Date - 2022-10-01

Activities include: Archaeology;Botany;Conservation Education;General Assistance;Historical Preservation;Tour Guide/Interpretation;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: No Housing/Amenities Available

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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

Pecos, NM 87552

(35.5742,-105.67502)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Interpreter
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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