Visitor Services Volunteer
ORGANIZATION: National Park Service
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Visitor Services volunteers are some of the first park representatives that visitors meet. Volunteers will be working the front desk in the visitor centers of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal NHP in Potomac, MD. Volunteers will provide park orientation to visitors, answer questions, hand out brochures, work with Jr Rangers, and much more! Volunteers will also be trained in opening and closing procedures, and basic natural and cultural history of park. This opportunity involves working with people from diverse backgrounds and working with a high volume of visitors. Shifts will be between 4 and 7 hours, and we are looking for a commitment of at least 2 shifts per month. We are looking for locals. Housing is not provided with this position.
Strong applicants will: be enthusiastic about engaging and educating visitors; have a positive attitude and give visitors the benefit of the doubt; have a collaborative mentality and look for ways to contribute their own unique knowledge, skills, and background; be dependable and professional when representing the National Park Service.
Start Date - 2023-03-01
End Date - 2023-12-31
Difficulty_Level: Not Difficult
Hosts Housing Amenities: No Housing/Amenities Available
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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, 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.
11710 MacArthur Blvd.Potomac, MD 20854
March 10, 2023