Seeking a retired couple who is interested in assisting with the maintenance and repair of historic housing and work station facilities. In addition, volunteers will be asked to assist with the maintenance and repair of facilities in the Arapaho National Recreation Area. Volunteers should be willing to serve 32 hours per week. Compensation includes an RV Pad plus $30/person per day up to 5 days each week. These details are negotiable.
Volunteer serves as maintenance worker helper on a Forest Service unit. A maintenance worker helper performs various duties to accomplish preventive maintenance, repair, and upkeep of building and grounds. Operates heavy and light power equipment. Assignments include general maintenance skills such as carpentry, painting, plumbing and operation of tools and equipment, custodial services and general laborer tasks. Volunteer would measurie and cut materials to required lengths and dimensions; and install structural and trim items by nailing, bolting, mortising, doweling, and gluing. Volunteer would use a variety of common hand and power tools, and basic assembly and fastening procedures.
Prepares surfaces, cleans brushes and equipment. Mixes and thins paints, applies prime and finish coats to surfaces. Checks items processed for obvious flaws and apply necessary preservative to surface.
Assists other workers with repairs to various facilities and grounds. Utilizes elementary knowledge of different skills and related tools of the trade to assist with repair to plumbing, drainage systems, roofs, carpentry projects, grounds and street repairs, flooring, and other miscellaneous tasks. Cleans working area upon completion of assignments, and removes waste materials from the area. Cleans and cares for tools and equipment. Performs grounds maintenance and landscaping duties such as mowing, edging, leaf collection and snow removal.
Operates motor vehicles in performance of assigned duties. Loads and unloads materials and equipment. Performs vehicle maintenance in accordance with established instructions, rules and regulations.
Uses ladders and scaffolds when necessary to replace ceiling fixtures, light bulbs/tubes throughout buildings ensuring items are turned-in according to environmental regulations.
Volunteer will be supervised by the Recreation Area Management Staff and will be asked to work with young interns occasionaly during the summer when working on projects.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: RV Pad with Electricity, Water & Sewer Provided. Lake & Mountain Views.