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Join the Great Falls Tavern Volunteer Staff and be the catalyst for great visitor experiences! Volunteers at the C&O Canal Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center welcome thousands of park visitors every year and provide invaluable information regarding the park’s historical, natural and recreational resources.
**As of 11/1/19, the only shift we are recruiting for is on Saturdays from 1 - 4:30 p.m.**
Responsibilities Include: Maintain visitor center operations - Direct visitor center calls and providing information to the public - Operate the cash register and stock the small bookstore/sales area - Provide informal interpretation services including: general orientation information as well as more detailed information about the park’s natural, historic, and recreational resources. Volunteers will also assist visitors with general directions in the park and surrounding area, answer the telephone, and communicate with the park’s paid staff- Assist with special events and programming.
Skills/Training Recommended: Each volunteer will receive an orientation to the C&O Canal, Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center and visitor services. CPR Certification preferred but not required. Throughout the year park staff, provide opportunities for volunteer trainings, i.e. Bike Safety, Interpretation Training, etc. Please notify the park supervisor if you are interested in participating.
The Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center is open daily from 9:00am - 4:30pm.
Great Falls Tavern Address/Contact Information: The Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center is located at 11710 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, MD 20854. If you are interested in joining the Great Falls Tavern staff, please contact Ranger Layton Carr at (301) 767-3709 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: At this time, we only accept volunteers for the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center volunteer program who are at least 18 years of age.