• Construction/Maintenance • Conservation Education • Office/Clerical • Other • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • General Assistance
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Do you have a passion for the outdoors and enjoy working with people? The White Mountain National Forest has an awesome opportunity for active retirees! We are currently seeking a part-time volunteer Visitor Information / Office Assistant to join us at the National Forest headquarters located in Campton, New Hampshire, off exit 27 on I-93 or Lincoln Woods Visitor Center located in Lincoln, New Hampshire, off exit 32 on Kancamagus Highway.
The position at the Forest headquarters, you will be providing Forest Information to walk-in visitors, communicating over the phone, directing calls, and performing minor retail operations.
Outdoor recreationalists find Lincoln Woods an excellent starting point for summer activities. There are unlimited recreational opportunities in the White Mountain National Forest.
We are seeking a volunteer to assist the Recreation and Facilities Programs by helping with various projects at our cabin at Lincoln Woods.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Use of power tools to cut, route, sand and drill wood
Taking down and installing signs in the field using hand/power/cordless tools
Painting preparation such as washing and scraping
Protecting ground and other surfaces from paint splatter with the use of ground cloths, painter’s tape, etc.
Painting with brushes, rollers, spray cans, etc.
Cleanup of site and equipment
Cleaning toilets and removing trash in recreation sites
Assisting in the care and maintenance of any vehicles used for to perform duties
The volunteer should 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 – 50 lbs.
Not adversely effected by dust, loud noise, paint and chemical fumes
Familiarity with common power tools.
A valid driver’s license and good driving record
Ability to drive on gravel, dirt and paved roads in all weather conditions for a few hours at a time, occasionally towing a utility trailer
Other helpful (not required) skills and abilities:
High skill level in use of common power tools such as router, table saw, etc.
Woodworking or sign maker background
The ideal candidate should enjoy a stimulating work environment and be willing to contribute a minimum of three 8-hour days per week between May 4 and November 2, 2019.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: A full hookup campsite is available in exchange for 24 hours of volunteering each week. Max RV/Travel Trailer length is 25'