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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Duties include:

  • Greeting visitors and providing information about park programs, exhibits, audio-visual shows, and orienting visitors to the Chickamauga Battlefield and Point Park
  • Orienting visitors to the park’s trail system
  • Educating and informing visitors about the historical significance of the park
  • Educating and informing visitors about the policies and regulations that allow for the protection of the park’s cultural and natural resources
  • Assisting with sales in the visitor center bookstore
  • Answering incoming phone calls and directing them appropriately
  • If interested, the Visitor Services Assistant may advance to presenting interpretive programs with adequate experience and training


  • Minimum age for this position is 18
  • Minimum of 96 hours per year which averages two 4-hour shifts per month. A weekly or bi-weekly commitment of one 4-6 hour shift is preferred.
  • Volunteers are required to wear the provided uniform shirt and name badge.
  • As representatives of the National Park Service, volunteers must act in a courteous and professional manor.
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic knowledge of local area and Civil War history is required
  • Interest in learning about the park’s resources, programs, trails, and regulations is essential as sharing this information is the top priority of the position.

Please contact the volunteer coordinator, Will Wilson, at the number listed above if you have any questions.

Start Date - 2023-04-01

End Date - 2023-12-01

Activities include: General Assistance;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Not Difficult

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About National Park Service


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.


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.


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