• Botany • Conservation Education • Visitor Information • Fish/Wildlife • General Assistance • Weed/Invasive Species Control
Contact hikers on trail.
Disseminate information on local flora/fauna, trail conditions, proper wilderness and Leave No Trace (LNT) protocols, and safety issues.
Answer visitor questions.
Use two-way radio to report potental hazards and emergency situations.
Notify park dispatch immediately by radio in case of any emergency.
Assist with gathering trail information for use by park managers.
Keep count of visitor contacts and inform supervisor of patterns of visitor use and any unusual conditions observed.
Attend safety tailgate sessions, ensure safe work practices at all times, and actively promote workplace safety.
Continue to expand knowledge of park resources through a variety of sources (reading, websites, and on-the-job training).
Ability to work independently, good communication skills, interest in natural and cultural history, and ability to walk several miles a day on a variety of terrain. Knowledge of languages in addition to English is desirable.
Opportunities are available in the Grant Grove and Cedar Grove areas of Kings Canyon National Park and in the Giant Forest/Lodgepole and Mineral King areas of Sequoia National Park.
NOTE: Housing is not provided for Trail Trekker volunteers who must live within commuting distance of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Description: Housing not available for this opportunity. Candidates must live within commuting distance of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.