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Faneuil Hall Visitor Use Assistant

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

About the Park :

The National Parks of Boston consists of three units located within the greater Boston area. These sites are rich in natural and cultural history and include Faneuil Hall, Charlestown Navy Yard, and the Boston Harbor Islands.


About Faneuil Hall :

Faneuil Hall is an historic meeting place and market, built in 1742, with ties to the American Revolution, abolitionist movement, and other American social movements. The purpose of our visitor center is to greet and provide information about the park, park programs, information about the local area, and Freedom Trail sites.


Qualifications and Physical Requirements :

Previous experience is not required, but prior customer service training is helpful. A willingness to work as part of a team, with a variety of partners is essential. Volunteers should enjoy working with the public and be able to keep their composure in stressful and distracting situations.


Volunteers must be able to commit to a regular schedule, be willing to learn about the park, freedom trail sites, and nearby attractions. Attendance at one park-held training session is required, additional training will be provided at the work site. The work is performed primarily at the Faneuil Hall visitor center located on the entry level in a busy market area.


In this setting volunteers should expect regular and frequent contact with a high level of visitors. Rangers and volunteers are not confined to a desk, although kiosk and chairs are provided. The work involves standing for long periods of time and, on occasion, light lifting.


Time commitment :

A minimum commitment of 4 hours per week is required.


Visitor Contacts and attendance at one park-held training session are required, date and time to be announced.


Shifts are as listed below:

*Friday 11:00AM - 2:00PM

*Saturday 11:00AM - 3:00PM

*Sunday 12:00PM - 3:00PM

Start Date - 2022-08-13

End Date - 2022-09-30

Activities include: 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.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1 Faneuil Hall SqBoston, MA 02109

(42.36019,-71.05511)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Interpreter

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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