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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Freedom Riders National Monument in Anniston, AL seeks volunteer docents to assist rangers at the Greyhound Bus Depot, which will be open to the public on Wednesdays from 10am - 3pm as of November 22, 2023. The volunteer would be trained by and work alongside park rangers. The Bus Depot is a critically significant site in the Freedom Riders story. For more information: Greyhound Bus Depot (U.S. National Park Service) (nps.gov)


Exciting things are happening at Freedom Riders. The Greyhound Bus Depot site is under consideration for UNESCO World Heritage designation, and the National Monument has just received funds to design, fabricate and install exhibits at the Bus Depot and the Bus Burning site. Volunteers would support park staff as the site transforms into a world-renowned destination.


We seek volunteers who are passionate about sharing civil rights stories with the public, preferably with public speaking experience. Additional skills that are not required but would serve the park include:


  • Photography
  • Social media
  • Research
  • Curriculum design

Start Date - 2024-06-02

End Date - 2024-12-31

Activities include: Archaeology;General Assistance;Historical Preservation;Planning Office/Clerical;Research/Librarian;Tour Guide/Interpretation;Visitor Information

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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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Freedom Riders National MonumentAnniston, AL 36201

(33.65811,-85.83117)
 

SKILLS

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Wednesday

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