• Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • General Assistance
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Location Description: Bryce Canyon National Park is located in southern Utah, high atop the Paunsaugunt Plateau. At an elevaton of 8,000 feet, Bryce Canyon has mild summers, with cool spring and fall temperatures, and winters bringing lots of snow and cold temperatures. The park preserves the amazing geology associated with the eroding Paunsaugunt Plateau on which the park is located. For more details on the park please visit our website (www.nps.gov/brca).
Position Description: Interpretation/Visitor Center Volunteers perform a variety of duties including, but not limited to: working at the visitor center information desk answering questions and providing information (50%); performing roving interpretation along park trails and at viewpoints (20%); presenting and/or assisting with interpretive programs (20%); working in the park library; assisting with museum management duties; assisting with education outreach programs; creating and/or editing web pages for our park website; and a plethora of other duties (10%).
Required shifts: Evening, weekend and holiday work may be required. 32 hours/week
Stipend: Our budget does not allow us to pay a stipend, however, we will reimburse out-of-pocket expenses associated with living at Bryce Canyon (e.g., propane charges for RVs).
Season: Minimum length of stay is from October 14, 2018 until December 15, 2018. Housing is available during this time frame only. Longer stays might be negotiable.
To apply: Complete the online volunteer.gov application OR submit a resume to: Todd_Cullings@nps.gov. IN BLOCK 9 ON YOUR VOLUNTEER.GOV APPLICATION, PLEASE INCLUDE THE NAMES, EMAIL ADDRESSES AND/OR PHONE NUMBERS OF 2-3 PEOPLE WHO CAN SPEAK TO YOUR SUITABILITY FOR THIS POSITION.
Any questions about this position should be directed to Todd Cullings(435-834-4732 or Todd_Cullings@nps.gov
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Other Description: Bryce Canyon has the following housing which MAY be available:
RV sites (with water/sewer/electrical hookups); and/or small cabins or apartments/dormitories (with basic furniture and major appliances) Cabins are ideal for couples; apartments/dormitories will likely be shared with other roommates.
Volunteers are required to work a minimum of 32 hours per week in exchange for a free place to live. NO PETS ARE PERMITTED IN GOVERNMENT QUARTERS. PETS ARE ALLOWED ONLY IN RVs.