• Visitor Information • General Assistance
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Volunteer is responsible for staffing the information desk at the French Quarter Visitor Center.
Description of Duties
Provide information, politely and competently, about park programs and policies to the visiting public. Operate cash register in accordance with established procedures for Eastern National Park Association transactions.
Benefits to VIP:
Personal enrichment and experience working in a national park setting
Retail training and experience
Experience in communicating with people of diverse cultures
Goal/Outcome of job:
Provide efficient, courteous services, and helpful information to park visitors
Excellent oral communication skills
Knowledge of local area and resources helpful
Retail sales experience helpful
Bi-lingual language skills helpful
Familiarity with NPS history, policies, rules, regulations, legislation, and similar guidelines.
Volunteer will need to spend a major portion of the work time standing; volunteer may be asked to drive a government-owned vehicle to pick up supplies within the park.
Visitor Center Desk volunteer will work under the supervision of the park Supervisory Park Ranger.