Recent Government Listings

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Volunteer.gov provides volunteer opportunities in Natural Resource in Public Lands. This RSS lists the most recent volunteer opportunities posted on the Volunteer.gov web site for the past Month.

Waco Lake-Maintenance/Landscaping Volunteer

Information:

Date Added: 08/15/2019 Location: Waco, TX Description: Maintenance/Landscaping Volunteer:

Dates: This Position is Year Round 2019 “ASAP”

The primary duty of a Maintenance/Landscaping volunteer is to help improve overall park aesthetics by performing /assisting in day to day and seasonal management activities, while promoting native landscape species and helping to fix any problems that arise from minor plumbing issues to basic mechanic work. Volunteers ...


Santa Ana NWR Nature Tram Operators

Information:

Date Added: 08/15/2019 Location: Alamo, TX Description: Volunteer couples/pairs are needed to operate a 68 passenger nature tram on the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge. Nature tram operators lead the hour+ tour,which includes interpretive talks on an open-air tram as well as two short hikes. The work schedule is three days on, and four days off, including two days of tram tours, and one day in the Santa Ana NWR Visitor Center.

Offered twice during the year in three month increments with a 2 week training week. Required training ...


Environmental Education Spring 2020 RV Volunteers

Information:

Date Added: 08/15/2019 Location: Marble Falls, TX Description: Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge is a haven for both wildlife and people in the Texas Hill Country. With over 25,500 acres of prairies and woodlands, this sanctuary is managed for two endangered songbirds, the black-capped vireo and the golden-cheeked warbler, but is also home to an abundance of other birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians.

Volunteers play a vital role in the visitor services program at the refuge. Volunteers directly affect the quality and success of...


Volunteer Ambassador

Information:

Date Added: 08/15/2019 Location: New Bedford, MA Description: Volunteer-in-Park (VIP) Ambassadors serve as front-line representatives of the National Park. This team of dedicated individuals love New Bedford and want to share the story of this amazing city with visitors from around the world.  Often volunteer ambassadors staff the visitor center desk, help at special events, offer visitor programs, and help our our facilites crew. The National Park seeks folks looking to build their resume, try something new, be a part of a great team, and wh...


Visitor Center Volunteer

Information:

Date Added: 08/14/2019 Location: Anchorage, AK Description: Purpose of Position: The mission of the Alaska Public Lands Information Center is to support the appropriate use and enjoyment of Alaska’s public lands and resources through “one-stop shopping” for public lands information, trip-planning assistance, and resource education. This requires the center be open to the public for visitor services during standard business hours, as well as offer interpretive programming at the center throughout the summer season (M...


Branch Out Joshua Tree - National Public Lands Day event

Information:

Date Added: 08/14/2019 Location: Twentynine Palms, CA Description: Join us on Saturday, September 28th to celebrate National Public Lands Day in the unique landscape of Joshua Tree National Park!

Volunteers will be placed on one of three projects: trail delineation, native vegetation planting, or graffiti removal. Projects will begin at 8am and end at approximately 3pm. This work will help preserve and protect the park for ours and future generations to enjoy.

Training and supervision will...


Campground Host- Lake Roosevelt NRA - Spring Canyon

Information:

Date Added: 08/14/2019 Location: Coulee Dam, WA Description: Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

VIP Position Description

Job Title: Campground Host

Duties:

• Daily Statistics:

o Boat Launch – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. daily to get max. Boat visitations.

o Campground– Around same time each day in the morning or evening

• Reservation System: Ensure signs are correctly posted at a minimum of 7 days prior to arrival. Recheck signs periodically to make sure they h...


Educational Field Trip Instructor

Information:

Date Added: 08/13/2019 Location: St Marys, GA Description: Volunteers will facilitate educational programs, lead field trips on the island, and present programs in schools. Topics may include environmental science, archaeology, and history of Cumberland Island. Volunteer will work closely with the park's Education Technician within the education division.

Currently recruiting for volunteers to help lead eighth graders on field trips to and around the island from October through November 2019. Topics will fo...


3P: General Developed Recreation Volunteer

Information:

Date Added: 08/13/2019 Location: Prescott, AZ Description: Are you looking for an opportunity to serve forest visitors, care for beautiful public lands, and work with terrific Forest Service volunteers and employees?  We have the opportunity for you on the Prescott National Forest!

Duties: Duties vary and include services such as:

  • Greet visitors and provide information (e.g., regulations, recreational opportunities in the area, directions, payment of fees, etc.).
  • Treat all...

Campground Host

Information:

Date Added: 08/13/2019 Location: Port Angeles, WA Description: Known for its old-growth temperate rainforests, Olympic National Park is also graced with subalpine meadows and lake basins, glacier-covered mountain peaks, and one of the largest remaining portions of wild ocean coastline in the contiguous United States.  Our campgrounds are equally diverse with a combination of busy front-country sites and more remote, less-visited locations.

The commitment for campground hosts is May 2020 – September 2020. Camp hosts are asked to volu...


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