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Great Basin Visitor Center Operations

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Volunteers will staff the Great Basin Visitor Center in Baker, Nevada. Main duties will include providing information to visitors, including trip planning, suggestions for activities such as hiking and camping, driving directions for the surrounding area, information about cave tours and other ranger programs, and general advice. There will be opportunities for informal interpretation, especially discussing the purpose of this national park and what the larger Great Basin is. The volunteer will also provide information by answering phone calls. Must be able to coordinate with other staff to ensure accuracy of information. Other duties will include playing the park movie upon request, answering radio calls, and sharing information with the other visitor center.

This volunteer will also be responsible for opening and closing the building, including counting money and completing a shift report to account for sales. Volunteer will sell items from the Western National Parks bookstore, operating a cash register and credit card machine. Will be accountable for sales and change fund each day. Must pass a federal background check before work may begin.

Start Date - 2023-05-21

End Date - 2023-08-12

Activities include: Computers;General Assistance;Tour Guide/Interpretation;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: RV/Trailer Pads

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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,, 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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Great Basin National ParkBaker, NV 89311






  • Sunday;Thursday;Friday;Saturday

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