Updated: Dec 13, 2022
Valles Caldera released an announcement on Volunteer.gov for adding to their volunteer ranks supporting visitor services operations. Duties include handling bookstore sales in the Valle Grande Bookstore operated by Los Amigos de Valles Caldera. Volunteers are part of the National Park Service Volunteers in Parks (VIPS) program and require a background/reference check.
DESCRIPTION Visitor services volunteers at Valles Caldera National Preserve support the interpretation team by greeting park visitors at our visitor facilities, providing orientation and safety information, and assisting with bookstore sales. DUTIES
Welcome visitors to Valles Caldera National Preserve
Share knowledge of the park’s primary resources, recreation opportunities, rules, and regulations
Answer any visitor questions in-person and via phone or email
Handle bookstore sales through a cashless payment system
Clean and restock the visitor facilities
Assist with providing interpretation and education programs
Communicate with supervisor about scheduling
Maintain visitation statistics
Working with People
The work environment is at a front desk within park visitor facilities.
Water is limited at the park and restroom facilities are basic.
There are breakrooms available at both locations with microwave and refrigerator.
Slip, trip, and fall hazards
BACKGROUND/REFERENCE CHECK REQUIRED