• Archaeology • Botany • Conservation Education • Minerals/Geology • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • General Assistance
Photo Courtesy of NPS
Crowning a desert hilltop is an ancient pueblo. A child scans the desert landscape for the arrival of traders. What riches will they bring? What stories will they tell? From the rooftop of the Tuzigoot pueblo it is easy to imagine such a moment. The pueblo shows us this ancient village built by the Sinagua people. They were farmers and artists with trade connections that spanned hundreds of miles.
An individual in this position should commit to 4 hours a week, although 8 hours is prefered.
Staffing the Visitor Center
Assisting visitors with trip planning information
Answering questions in person and by phone
Tasks associated with the Junior Ranger programs
Helping with special events
Staffing the trail
Protecting the site from resource damage
Answering visitor questions
Assisting with school groups or other education group visits
Developing and presenting Interpretive Talks and Tours (optional).
Developing and presenting Informal Demonstrations (optional).
Researching and developing written interpretation (optional).
Volunteer uniform and nametag
Training by resource experts in archeology, geology, and biology
Knowledge of the National Park Service
Friendly and polite
Reliable and punctual
Able to hike a steep ½ mile trail
Able to stand for occasional long periods of time
Interpretive volunteers may spend long periods standing, talking with the general public, and working as a team with park rangers.