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Dinosaur River Cache Volunteer (CO)

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

The volunteer is responsible for river cache organization, inventory, river equipment maintenance and upkeep. Additional duties may include assisting with river permit check-ins, shuttling vehicles to river launch and take outs, and monitoring park visitation at popular park visitor use areas.


Majority of duties include working under the River Program Manager and other river program employees in maintaining river rafting equipment at the parks river cache. Work will be performed in indoor and outdoor settings.


Dinosaur National Monument’s climate is semiarid with temperatures averaging between 0°F to 30°F in January and 50°F to 100°F in July. Elevations within the park vary between 4,700 and 9,000 feet. Winter snow makes roads at higher elevations impassable while only light to moderate snow is found at lower elevations. Summer thunderstorms often cause heavy downpours and localized flooding but may fail to dampen parched soils less than a mile away.

Start Date - 2022-04-01

End Date - 2022-09-30

Activities include: Back Country/Wilderness;General Assistance;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: RV/Trailer Pads;Other

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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.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

11625 E 1500 SJensen, UT 84035

(40.50878,-108.93391)
 

SKILLS

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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