• Conservation Education • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information
Calling all history lovers! Kings Mountain National Military Park is currently seeking volunteers to work in Visitor Services.
Duties of this position include: • Work with other NPS to staff the visitor center information desk, to include opening & closing procedures as needed • Provide visitors with area information • Orient visitors to the park, to include informing them of programs that are offered • Operate audio-visual programs • Educate visitors of the historical significance of the park • Maintain accurate tally of visitors entering the visitor center and attending programs • Assist in operation of Junior Ranger Program • Assist in Eastern National bookstore operations • Battlefield roving as needed • Answer frequently asked questions in person and over the phone • Provide assistance during special events • Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and evenings • Volunteer uniform required- shirts and name tags are issued, slacks are required but not issued.
Skills & Qualifications Required: • Must enjoy interacting with people and have great customer service skills • Must have a love of the knowledge of history, and be willing to learn about the Battle of Kings Mountain, the park’s history, and the resources that lie within the park • Must be able to learn cash register operations, including the accurate handling of money and credit card processes • Minimum age 18 • Must possess a valid driver’s license • All volunteers must be able to pass a background investigation
Volunteering with the National Park Service can be one of the most rewarding experiences. T. We cannot operate to the degree of success that we do without determined, loyal volunteers just like you. For that, we say THANK YOU for even considering volunteering with us at Kings Mountain National Military Park! If you have any questions, you may contact the park’s Volunteer Coordinator, Katherine Lynn, at (864) 936-7921 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: RV pad is based on availability and requires a minimum time commitment of 32 hours/week for three months. The park has 1 RV pad with water, sewer, and electrical hookups. RV volunteers are given access to a washer and dryer. PLEASE check on your cell phone service in this area. Reception within the park can be erratic at times, the extent depending on service provider.