• Conservation Education • Visitor Information • General Assistance
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Give back to public lands and help further the US Forest Service mission!
Red Canyon Visitor Center is situated amid unique hoodoo red rock formations. Many people come to the area to enjoy the unique geology, hiking, biking, OHV riding, etc. We are a busy National Forest Visitor Center; 150,000+ visitors stopped in last year from all over the world! Multi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
We are located about 13 miles from Bryce Canyon National Park. Additionally, Capitol Reef National Park, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, state parks and many other attractions are within a couple of hours away. The shifts are usually half-day shifts, so there's lots of free time to enjoy the sights! The towns of Panguitch, Bryce Canyon City and Tropic are within 20 minutes for fuel, food and Post Office needs. Cedar City (pop. 30,000) is about 65 miles away and offers major shopping stores. Panguitch has a medical center, eye doctor and dentist.
Service consists of opening and/or closing the Visitor Center and bathrooms daily which includes:
Meet and greet forest visitors
Provide area information, including giving directions, providing trail information, suggesting attractions, providing educational literature, and providing basic facts on history, geology, flora, fauna, ect.
Selling interpretive materials such as maps, books, keepsake items, etc.
Light restocking and store tidying
Light cleaning/upkeeping, including daily cleaning of bathrooms
Up to 5 couples or pair positions are available. Singles may be accomodated depending on position availability.
RV pads with full hookups are provided; you must provide your own RV.
A daily reimbursement is provided, per person, for days served.
The typical schedule is 3-4 days a week, including weekend and holiday work, but flexability to accomodate unforseen circumstances is appreciated. The Visitor Center is typically open from April to November. Actual open and close dates can vary depending on visitation and weather.
Please apply online (through volunteer.gov). If you've volunteered before, please include experience and references in box 10 of your application.
If you have questions, please email email@example.com or leave a message at 435-676-2676.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: A full hook-up RV pad is available for your RV/trailer.