Job Description: Assist the maintenance staff with projects and upkeep of public use areas, facilities, & equipment. Volunteers will work on numerous tasks from carpentry, mowing, landscaping, and maintaining trails. Duties will vary depending on individual interests, skills, and talents. Roles may also include volunteer leadership of groups in deferred maintenance tasks.
Skills needed/preferred: Ideal candidate would have a background in maintenance work, carpentry, use of power tools, etc. Valid driver’s license is required. Experience with small engine repair and maintenance will be a tremendous help but is not required. Experience in overseeing groups to complete maintenance tasks is a definite plus.
Goal/Outcome of job: Assist the park staff with upkeep of public use areas, facilities and equipment. Lead volunteer groups in maintenance related volunteer work.
Benefits to volunteers: Working with the greater Assateague Island community. Teaching others valuable maintenance related skills. Work for the benefit of the National Seashore.
Minimum commitment: Flexible scheduling but would prefer someone to work at least 8 hours per week. Volunteer position is available year-round with a minimum commitment of six months. Office hours are Monday thru Friday between the hours of 6:00 am – 2:30 pm.
Location of position: Maintenance Shop, Berlin, MD or Wallops Island, VA