Visitor Center Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Immediate openings for volunteers in Cumberland, MD and Williamsport, MD. Visitor Center volunteers are some of the first park representatives that visitors meet. Volunteers will be working the front desk in the visitor center of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal NHP in Cumberland, MD or Williamsport, 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 at times working with a high volume of visitors. Shifts will be 5 hours, and we are looking for a commitment of at least 2 shifts per month. We are looking for locals, as housing is not provided with this position. Volunteers must be dependable and professional when representing the National Park Service.

Start Date - 2024-06-24

End Date - 2025-06-23

Activities include: Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: No Housing/Amenities Available

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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.

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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

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(39.64865,-78.76283)
 

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  • People 55+

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