Plum Orchard Docent

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Plum Orchard is an 1898 Classical Revival mansion built by Lucy Carnegie for her son, George Carnegie and his wife, Margaret Thaw that was donated to the National Park Service in the 1970s. Plum Orchard offers a glimpse into Edwardian High Society at the turn of the 20th century and the importance pf recreation, indulgence, and rejuvenation in nature.


Plum Orchard Docents provide detailed 45 minute tours through the property to the public up to 3 times per day. They perform light maintenance such as sweeping, dusting, and vacuuming in down times. This position requires on-site housing on Cumberland Island National Seashore.

Start Date - 2022-01-20

End Date - 2022-12-31

Activities include: General Assistance;Tour Guide/Interpretation;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Strenuous

Hosts Housing Amenities: Other

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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.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

101 Wheeler StSt Marys, GA 31558

(30.72086,-81.55032)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Interpreter

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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