• Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • General Assistance
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Tonto National Monument is looking for motivated, enthusiastic individuals with a passion for the outdoors, history, and sharing knowledge to volunteer with us for the Fall, Winter, and Spring seasons. Tonto National Monument protects two 14th century Salado cliff dwellings. While most known for its cliff dwellings and prehistoric culture, Tonto is also rich in wildlife, botany, geology, pioneer history, and sweeping views of the Sonoran Desert landscape.
Hike a steep ½ mile paved trail gaining 350 feet in elevation to the Lower Cliff Dwelling
Staff Lower Cliff Dwelling, providing informal interpretation to visitors and resource protection
Staff Visitor Center desk with park rangers, providing information to visitors about the Monument, reminding visitors of proper hiking safety such as water and proper footwear, and checking America the Beautiful passes with photo identification for admission
Operate Western National Park Association park store register, assisting visitors with product questions, purchases, and discounts
Work with park staff to develop and present formal interpretive programs with proper outlines such as Upper Cliff Dwelling tours, Lower Cliff Dwelling tours, night hikes, evening programs, patio talks, or guided walks
Assist education technician in conducting on-site field trip programs and in-class visits based on state curriculum standards
Attend off site outreach events to promote National Parks in nearby communities
Assist with resource management staff while preforming various duties including pulling weeds, checking game cameras, or monitoring sites and follow all relevant procedures established by resource staff
Attend field days with staff to explore surrounding area and increase knowledge
Assist park rangers with various projects including photography, publication development, community outreach, and digital media
Volunteers may work intermittently, or up to 40 hours per week consisting of 8 hour days. If desiring an on-site R.V. pad with full hook-ups, a minimum of 32 hours per week per person will be required for a minimum of 2 months.
Area Information: Tonto National Monument overlooks the Tonto Basin in southeastern Arizona. Tonto National Forest and Roosevelt Lake Recreation area are adjacent to the Monument. Full shopping facilities are available in Globe (27 miles) and Payson (50 miles).
For more information, contact Christa Sadler, firstname.lastname@example.org, (928)467-2241 ext. 403
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: If desiring an on-site R.V. pad with full hook-ups, a minimum of 32 hours per week per person will be required for a minimum of 2 months.Shared housing may be available.