• Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • General Assistance
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Volunteer is primarily responsible for staffing the information desks in Hangars 1 & 2, along with carrying out some other assignments related to visitor use.
Description of Duties
Provivde the visiting public with orientation to the historic site along with information about park programs and policies. This may be done while roving throughout the park or stationed at an information desk, depending on staffing needs; answer telephones; operate cooperating association store cash register and audio-visual equipment; make announcements to visitors in the hangars and theater; assist curatorial staff with museum housekeeping; and lead brief formal and informal tours through portions of structures and grounds of Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site.
Benefits to VIP:
Personal enrichment and experience working in a national park setting
Retail training and experience
Experience in communicating with people of diverse cultures
Goal/Outcome of job:
Provide efficient, courteous services, and helpful information to park visitors
Good verbal communication skills
Knowledge of local area and resources helpful
Retail sales experience helpful
Bi-lingual language skills helpful
Familiarity with NPS history, policies, rules, regulations, legislation, and similar guidelines (can be learned on site)
Volunteer will need to spend a portion of work time standing and/or walking; volunteer may be asked to drive a government-owned vehicle.
Volunteer will report to Supervisory Park Ranger or a designated Park Ranger or Park Guide.
Work is performed primarily indoors, with occasional work in ambient, outdoor conditions.