JOB DESCRIPTION: Volunteer will serve as a BLM information specialist by answering a variety of questions and dealing with a diverse amount of people and personalities. The questions will be from visitors to Sloan Canyon in the modular office. The volunteer will discuss the various hiking trails and other recreational opportunities in Sloan Canyon. The volunteer will also direct the public to other close local attractions. Volunteers will convey knowledge about the general geology, plants, wildlife, and cultural resources of Sloan Canyon.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Staff the front desk in the Sloan modular office
Respond to visitors questions
Be a source of knowledge for visitors
Volunteer will provide a minimum of four hours per month working at the information desk for Sloan Canyon
EXPECTED RESULTS: To provide safe and informative educational programs about the natural resources of Sloan.
BENEFIT: Opportunity to gain experience working with a wide variety of people
Help visitors to navigate their way through Sloan Canyon
Ability to communicate orally to the public
Ability to acquire basic knowledge of the natural and cultural resources of Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area, BLM missions, and BLM policy
Willingness to wear approved uniform-t-shirt, nametag or vest.
Knowledge of recreation opportunities of Sloan Canyon