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General Park Operations Volunteer
Duties include assisting park staff with day-to-day operations and maintenance tasks. These can include staffing the park entrance station, cleaning campsites and restrooms, mowing lawns, landscaping, painting and general upkeep of park facilities, 3.7 mile scenic parkway and 4 trailheads. Volunteers serve as the emergency contact overnight one to two weeknights per week while the resident park ranger is off duty.
Mt. Ascutney State Park was established in 1935 and was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The park inludes a campground, 4 hking trails, lookout tower, group picnic shelter and 3.7 mile scenic automobile parkway on 3,200 acres of land. Mt. Ascutney is one of just a few locations in Vermont ideally suited for hang gliding. The park hosts annual foot and bicycle races up the parkway.
All staff receive on the job training for all duties. Uniforms provided.
1 position (can be shared by a couple)
30 hours per week
earlyMay - mid October
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: campsite with water, 50 amp electric and sewer hookup; cell service available; satellite tv reception available thru some providers with some setups. Wi-fi available at park office for staff.