Zane Grey Museum Docent

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Prolific author Zane Grey known as "the father of the western novel," was inspired to launch his early writing career on the banks of the Upper Delaware River. Zane was eager to escape the bustling New York City to canoe and fish along the Delaware. Today his former residence in Lackawaxen, PA is now a self-guided museum owned by the National Park Service. The Zane Grey Museum Docent position is engaged in assisting the interpretation team with staffing the Zane Grey Museum and providing visitor assistance.


Duties include:

  • Assisting museum visitors with park questions.
  • Interpretation of Zane Grey Museum exhibits.
  • Operating Eastern National sales outlet.
  • Dusting exhibits/ vacuuming carpet/ sweeping porch
  • Changing cancellation stamp dates.

´╗┐Hours of operation:

Memorial Day-Labor Day Thursday-Sunday 10am-4pm

January & February Saturdays & Sundays 10am-3:30pm

Availability for entire duration of the day is preferred, however, there is flexibility for 3+ hour shifts.


Start Date - 2024-07-06

End Date - 2025-02-28

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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

135 Scenic DriveLackawaxen, PA 18435

(41.48564,-74.98742)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Sunday;Thursday;Friday;Saturday

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