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Living History Volunteer- Soldier Life Programs

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Living History Soldiers present soldier life talks and musket or artillery firing demonstrations on a regular basis to groups of adults and children. Programs are generally offered three times daily. Training and tour outlines are provided by the park. National Park Service Rangers are available to help with training, program development and presentation. It is beneficial if applicants possess a general knowledge of the history of colonial America as well as the French and Indian War. Experience with public speaking is also beneficial. Knowledge of soldier life in the 18th century British & French armies is a plus. There may also by opportunities to present guided programs and tours to Fort Necessity. Attendance at the park historic weapons program training session is required. Training is usually held the first week in June. A minimum eight-week or 250-hour commitment is preferred. The park provides all necessary historically accurate uniforms, equipment and weapons.

Start Date - 2022-06-04

End Date - 2022-09-04

Activities include: Tour Guide/Interpretation;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Not Difficult

Hosts Housing Amenities: Bunk House

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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

One Washington ParkwayFarmington, PA 15437

(39.8073,-79.5656)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Interpreter

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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