• Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information
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We are now accepting applications for RV volunteers to work at the Meriwether Lewis Death and Burial Site on the Natchez Trace Parkway near Hohenwald, TN. Now recruiting for April 2018 through the end of July 2018. Volunteers have to commit for at least 3 months to be able to utilize our RV pad.
Interpretation & Visitor Services Volunteers independently staff the information desk at Meriwether Lewis Death and Burial Site along the Natchez Trace Parkway. The information desk serves as the Parkway’s northern point of contact with visitors, offering visitors a taste of the park and its stories focusing on famed explorer Meriwether Lewis. Volunteers working the information desk meet a wide variety of visitors from around the world, offering information about the park and fielding questions about a wide variety of history including the Meriwether Lewis, Corps of Discovery, War of 1812, Andrew Jackson, Civil War, American Indians, and more!
Greeting visitors and providing information about park programs, exhibits, audio-visual shows, and orienting visitors to the park.
Educating visitors about the historical significance of the park.
Informing visitors about the policies and regulations that allow for the protection of the park’s cultural and natural resources.
Answering incoming phone calls and directing them appropriately
Independently operates park’s Eastern National Outlet in daily sales operations, including handling cash and securing it for accountability purposes, restocking sales items, and maintaining a neat and tidy sales/information area.
Must successfully pass a background check to be selected for this position.
Minimum commitment of 3 months. Must be available to work at least Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Wear the provided uniform shirt and name badge
As representatives of the National Park Service, volunteers must act in a courteous and professional manner
Possess good communication and interpersonal skills
Basic knowledge of local area, National Park Service and Meriwether Lewis is preferred.
Interest in learning about the park’s resources, programs, trails, and regulations in order to share this information with the visiting public
Please contact the Interpretative Site Manager, Andy Danneker, at the number listed above for questions. We hope to hear from you soon!
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Volunteers committing to at least a 3 month stay are invited to use our gravel RV Pad located at the Meriwether Lewis Site. Required work schedule includes working at least Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 1 person needs to volunteer at least 32 a week (4 days) to stay at the RV pad. 2 people volunteer at least 24 hours a week (3 days) to stay at the RV pad. The level gravel RV pad offer opportunities to enjoy the park right next to your RV.
Provided amenities include up to 50 amp electric power connections, water, and sewer. Gas connections not provided. Laundry facilities are located on site a short drive away or at local laundromats.