• Computers • Other • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • General Assistance
Photo Courtesy of NPS
...see the small details in the natural world?
...love to tell stories with your photos?
...want to serve the public with your artistic skills?
...love the high places of the Cascades?
...want to share your work with the broader community and the world?
...see taking your outdoor photography to the next level?
If so, you may be able to join a diverse team of park staff, volunteers, and park partners in sharing the stories of one of America's wildest special places. In return, you will gain professional experience working for a respected, mission-based federal agency and an opportunity to explore the heart of the mountains.
Duties and Responsibilities: Required:
Commit approximately 4-6 hours per week to photographing the park.
Capture the park and its visitors in a variety of moods and conditions
Edit photos using common image editing software.
Use and provide input on a shot list for special events.
Document citizen-scientists and park staff in action during the 2014 BioBlitz (late July/early August).
Capture staff operations and visitor experiences in the frontcountry.
Record a virtual hike.
Keep a photo blog about the park and your volunteer experience.
Present an end-of-season show and talk at the North Cascades Visitor Center in Newhalem.
Park equipment will be available for checkout during special events. Volunteer will receive a National Park Service Volunteer cap or wind breaker to wear while at work.
Housing is not available for this position.
Note: The National Park Service will credit volunteers by name for all images taken during volunteer time or with park equipment but they will be considered "government work." Volunteers are free to reproduce or use these photos as examples of their own work but may not claim copyright on them.
Please contact park Visual Information Specialist Clayton Hanson at Clayton_Hanson@nps.gov or 360-854-7305 for more information about this position.