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Visitor Service & Safety Volunteer @ The Needles

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

We are looking for couples or individuals serve as Visitor Service & Safety Volunteers in The Needles district of Canyonlands National Park . Minimum time commitment is three weeks of 32 hours/week; the position could last up to seven weeks.

This volunteer position functions with both the Interpretation & Visitor Services and Visitor & Resource Protection divisions. The volunteer will provide courteous assistance and information to park visitors, with an emphasis on preventing search & rescue operations by educating visitors about heat and desert safety.

The Needles is a very rural location with no cellular service. ´╗┐This is a great opportunity for someone who likes to meet people of all ages and backgrounds, enjoys variety in their days, and will relish the peace and quiet of this off-the-grid setting.

Start Date - 2022-06-19

End Date - 2022-08-06

Activities include: Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: Bunk House

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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.


The U.S. National Park Service,, 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.


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The Needles - 70 miles from Moab on UT 279Moab, UT 84532



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