Volunteer Opportunity on the Nantahala Ranger District, with the US Forest Service, in Franklin, North Carolina. Franklin is nestled in the Nantahala Mountains and is surrounded by multiple recreational and tourism destinations on the Nantahala National Forest. The District has 700 miles of forest roads, of that number, 500 are gated.
The District is accepting applications for Volunteer to serve as Road Rangers. The team will consist of 2-4 members to serve the district by performing routine tasks such as picking up roadside and trail head trash, cleaning leaves out of culvert inlets, painting gates, and performing sign maintenance; as well as documenting conditions on the above.
The volunteer recruitment will be open from January 2018 until filled for the summer season. Two of the 4 of these volunteers will be required to be issued a Government Driver’s license as terms for selection. The volunteer will be required to fill out a volunteer agreement and willing to serve 1 to 2 eight hour days per week, from 0800-1630. An average schedule, 3 weeks per month depending upon volunteer schedules, March –December is the expected yearly timeframe.