Ranger Station Attendant Volunteer

We would like to thank you for your interest in volunteering at our park. Volunteers are an integral part to our success. There are a wide variety of areas where we could use volunteers like helping in the Ranger Station, mowing the lawn, trimming shrubbery, campground/cabin assistance, tour guides...  and the list goes on and on. We would like to find a volunteer opportunity that is best suited for you.  
The first step is to have you register as a Florida State Park Volunteer. You can register at the following link.
Be sure to choose Blue Spring State Park as your work location. Once you are registered, please go to the Trainings and Agreements section of the website, and complete the Volunteer DEP Annual Combo Training and Volunteer Agreement. 
We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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Ranger Station Attendant Volunteer 

Volunteer are expected to assist park staff with greeting visitors at the Ranger Station, answer phone line, answer visitor questions, help keep pamphlets/brochures stocked, help with traffic control and assist with campground/cabin check-in/out. 

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Location:                   Blue Spring Ranger Station

Duration:                    Year Round

Time Commitment:    At least once a week   
                                   4hour shifts daily (Shifts are flexible) 
                                   3 shifts available:
                                   7:30am - 11:30am, 11:30am - 3:30pm, 3:30pm - 7:30pm

Contact:                      Connor Wagner

                                     Email: Connor.Wagner@FloridaDEP.gov

                                     Phone: 386.775.3625

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Description of Duties:

Volunteer are expected to assist park staff with greeting visitors at the Ranger Station, answer phone line, answer visitor questions, help keep pamphlets/brochures stocked, help with traffic control and assist with campground/cabin check-in/out.

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    Benefits to Volunteer:

    Volunteering allows you to maintain a valuable Florida resource and provide visitors with a positive and comfortable experience. Gain experience in working in a high velocity atmosphere managing phones, retail systems and park visitors.

    Volunteers are provided with a T-Shirt, name tag, and park specific training. Upon completion of 500 hours, volunteers receive an annual pass for all Florida State Parks. Volunteers are eligible for recognition and awards on a district and statewide level. Volunteers are also eligible for workers compensation if injured while volunteering. Volunteers are included in all park staff gatherings as well (potlucks, celebrations, holiday parties etc.) 

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    Standards of Performance:

    It is essential to maintain a friendly and polite attitude. You must have a deep desire to aid park visitors. The volunteer should have a desire to continue to learn more about the park and the Florida Park Service. A Class A uniform is required for this position. Volunteers are considered staff by park visitors and may be evaluated as such by the public. Always show a professional attitude.

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    Knowledge, Skills and Experience Desired:

    Strong attention to detail and organizational skill are needed. The ability to work with others in a high velocity atmosphere. Volunteers should enjoy working with the public.

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    Special Requirements:

    All volunteers must be friendly and courteous to visitors at all times.

     

    Click this link and VOLUNTEER TODAY! 

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