Monthly Archives: November 2007

Weather

Knowing what the weather will be like at the park you are considering is important to your health, happiness and safety. ¬†Will it be too hot, too cold, windy, rainy or stormy. There are several good websites to help you … Continue reading

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Research

It is your responsibility to thoroughly research the park and surrounding area. A helpful website is the ‘Public Use Statistics Office’ website. Here you will find information on the visitation of every National Park by year. You will also find … Continue reading

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Questions you should ask your volunteer recruiter

Will I receive housing in exchange for my volunteer hours in the form of an RV pad or dormitory. Does the RV pad have full hook ups. Where is the closest place to buy propane. If dormitory style housing is … Continue reading

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Study the posting

Notice the start date and end date for the job. Often the dates can be flexible if you ask. Notice the time commitment required. Most jobs require a 2 or 3 month commitment and this is usually not negotiable. Notice … Continue reading

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How to find that special volunteer position.

With 391 National Park Service Areas your choices are many. Some are the big parks people normally think of such as Yellowstone, the very first park established by law anywhere in the world in 1872. Others are smaller areas set … Continue reading

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