• Construction/Maintenance • Trail/Campground Maintenance • General Assistance
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Opportunity description: The volunteer will assist the Recreation and Facilities Programs with the making or refurbishing of signs, and occasionally other wooden structures such as kiosks, cabinets, decking, stairs, etc. Duties include use of power tools to cut, route, sand and drill wood, paint and otherwise treat wood for weather and appearance, take down and install signs in the field using hand/power/cordless tools. The volunteer will always have a professional, courteous and helpful attitude when dealing with all members of the public, fellow volunteers and Forest Service employees. The volunteer will be trained in and adhere to all Forest Service Safety and Customer Service Procedures.
Required skills and abilities:
Standing and sitting for long periods
Light to moderate lifting, 15 to 40 pounds
Not adversely effected by dust, loud noise, paint and chemical fumes
Familiar with common power tools such as router, table saw, etc.
Other helpful (not required) skills and abilities:
High skill level in use of common power tools such as router, table saw, etc.
Woodworking, carpentry, or sign maker background
Camp Elden Volunteer Program in Beautiful Flagstaff, Arizona
We are looking for self-motivated, energetic people with a strong volunteer work ethic. Many diverse skills are needed!
The Camp Elden Volunteer Program is designed as a “full-time” volunteer program to help support the Recreation and Facilities Departments on the Flagstaff Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest in Flagstaff, Arizona. A Forest Service employee supervises all positions listed, and all positions work with a mix of Forest Service employees and other volunteers. All positions require people who are self-motivated, have a strong work ethic, and the ability to work in teams of 2 or more people.
This program is geared to people who have their own recreational vehicle, fifth-wheel, or camper to live in, as Camp Elden is comprised of 13 campsites at the Flagstaff Ranger Station with full hook-ups. The program allows for pairs and singles to work for a minimum of 3 months up to a maximum of 7 months for free utilities (water, sewer, electric and propane) and one of the 13 spaces. Singles at a site must work a minimum of 24 hours per week, and pairs at a site must work a minimum of 36 hours per week (even if only one person volunteers).
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: This program is geared to people who have their own recreational vehicle, fifth-wheel, or camper to live in. The program allows for pairs and singles to work for a minimum of 3 months up to a maximum of 7 months for free utilities (water, sewer, electric and propane) and one of the 13 spaces.