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Campground Host at Fort Pickens

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Date Added: 10/14/2019 Location: Gulf Breeze, FL Description: Main Goals for This Position to Accomplish

Campground hosts positively interact with visitors to the mutual benefit of both visitors and park staff. Volunteers are integral to the operation of this park and they support and promote the mission of the Gulf Islands National Seashore.

 

Brief description of Work to be performed

Campground hosts are representatives of the NPS and assist the park by:

 


Stones River National Cemetery Adopt-A-Section Program

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Date Added: 10/12/2019 Location: Murfreesboro, TN Description: Keeping the historic headstones in Stones River National Cemetery cleaned and readable is a year-round job. Groups of up to 20 volunteers can assist us in this endeavor by adopting one or more sections, most numbering between 400-500 headstones.

Park staff will train group leaders in proper headstone cleaning methods and provide all equipment and supplies. Group leaders will supervise field work and report accomplishments to park staff.

Duties:

- Clean all of th...


Bark Ranger

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Date Added: 10/12/2019 Location: Murfreesboro, TN Description: Bark Rangers walk their dogs in Stones River National Battlefield to assist ranger staff roving the trails and park sites. Bark Ranger volunteers meet and greet the public, provide information, and notify park staff of emergency or unusual situations as needed. Volunteers will communicate with the visitor center through a park radio or personal cell phone. Volunteers complete roving reports and statistics at the end of each shift.

Responsibilities:

Develo...


Visitor Center Host - Summer Season

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Date Added: 10/11/2019 Location: Custer, SD Description: Visitor center host volunteers during the summer season (Early May - Early September) will assist the National Park Service (NPS) through front-line visitor services, interpretive programming, fee collection, and other educational duties as assigned within the Interpretive Division. Work assignments may involve large groups of people, with hectic and (sometimes) stressful working conditions during the holidays, weekends, and while hosting (late spring season) school groups. Individuals may b...


9S: Winter Wilderness Ranger

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Date Added: 10/11/2019 Location: Ely, MN Description: The Kawishiwi Ranger District has roughly 420 miles of trails and portages that recieve annual maintenance. In addition, there are roughly 2,000 wilderness campsites within the Forest, and several other dispersed camp sites and developed recreation areas outside the wilderness. Most of the work will be conducted inside the 1 million acre Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Travel inside the wilderness in the winter is conducted by foot, ski, snowshoe or dog team. Some of the work wil...


Outdoor Santa Barbara Visitor Center

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Date Added: 10/11/2019 Location: Santa Barbara, CA Description: Description of Duties:  This volunteer position supports the mainland Outdoor Santa Barbara Visitor Center by providing information and orientation services for park visitors. Volunteers in this position will often staff the small visitor center on their own. The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, located below the visitor center, will have staff available to assist if needed. The Outdoor Santa Barbara Visitor Center is an interagency visitor center managed by the...


Visitor Center Host Volunteer/ Off Season

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Date Added: 10/11/2019 Location: Custer, SD Description: Visitor center host volunteers during the off-season (January through May 2020) will assist the National Park Service (NPS) through front-line visitor services, interpretive programming, fee collection, and other educational duties as assigned within the Interpretive Division. Work assignments may involve large groups of people, with hectic and (sometimes) stressful working conditions during the holidays, weekends, and while hosting school groups. Individuals may beasked to participate in se...


Trail Ambassador

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Date Added: 10/10/2019 Location: Kennesaw , GA Description: Park Information:

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park encompasses approximately 2,923 acres of mostly hardwood forest that preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign. Between June 19 and July 2, 1864, a series of battles occurred here between Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Confederate force of 65,000 troops and Gen. William T. Sherman's Union army of 100,000 men. Eventually, Sherman's army outflanked the Confederate force and forced them to abandon th...


Trail Club Crew Member

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Date Added: 10/10/2019 Location: Kennesaw, GA Description: Volunteer to help maintain the trails in Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The trails are part of the historic battlefield where Union General William Sherman and Confederate General Joseph Johnston’s armies engaged in combat on June 27, 1864.

Trail Club Crew members will assist the National Park Service (NPS) in the building, maintaining, improving, and enhancing trails within Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Trail work ranges from easy to moderate ter...


Trail Club Crew Leader

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Date Added: 10/10/2019 Location: Kennesaw , GA Description: Description:

Volunteer to help maintain the trails in Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The trails are part of the historic battlefield where Union General William Sherman and Confederate General Joseph Johnston’s armies engaged in combat on June 27, 1864.

Trail Club Crew Leaders, which are members of the Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club, will assist the National Park Service (NPS) in the building, maintaining, improving, and enhancing trails within Kennesaw ...


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