Georgetown Waterfront Park Rover

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Duties of a Park Rover include:


  • Serve as ambassadors for the National Park Service.
  • Making a high volume of contacts with pedestrians and bicyclists in the park.
  • Providing directions, maps, park history, information about park resources, and information about the flora and fauna in the park.
  • Communicating park messaging about topics such as Recreate Responsibly, Leave No Trace, and BARK Ranger principles.
  • Protecting the park’s valuable resources and the visitors through professional public education of rules, regulations, and safety considerations.
  • Informing visitors of violations to support a safe visitor experience and to promote resource stewardship in the park.
  • Identifying emergency situations and alerting the appropriate authorities.
  • Assisting NPS staff as added presence in the park, alerting NPS staff to potential problems and safety issues.



Volunteers may conduct their volunteer service on a flexible schedule. Volunteers are needed daily, particularly on weekends. Roving schedule will be agreed upon with your volunteer supervisor.




Start Date - 2023-10-24

End Date - 2024-10-23

Activities include: Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Not Difficult

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

Georgetown Waterfront ParkWashington, DC 20007

(38.91694,-77.08523)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Interpreter

GOOD FOR

  • Kids

REQUIREMENTS

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

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