VISITOR SERVICE AIDE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION: Visitor Service Aide (Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve and Austin Creek State Recreation Area, Guerneville, CA)
CLASSIFICATION: Part-time Seasonal. 24 to 40 hours a week.
REPORTS TO: Field Operations Manager at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve
ESSENTIAL FUNCTION: Stewards is seeking a qualified candidate, or candidates, to assist our organization in the daily park visitor service tasks. Job duties include staffing the entrance kiosk at Armstrong Redwoods, POS, collecting day use fees, counting and reconciling moneys collected, answering phone calls and questions, registering campers, and dealing tactfully with the public.
ORGANIZATION:At Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods (Stewards) we are passionate about parks! We support many opportunities for volunteering with our education and stewardship program. We support over 5,000 school children a year who use their parks for environmental education programs. We support park operations and cultural and natural resources preservation at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, Austin Creek State Recreation Area and Sonoma Coast State Park.
Qualifications/Experience: Commitment to the mission of Stewards. High School diploma required. Must wear an approved uniform and adhere to park grooming standards. Knowledge of California’s natural and cultural history is extremely helpful. Cash handling experience and excellent customer service skills are required. Must have the ability to drive a personal vehicle and show proof of insurance. Live Scan is required. Bilingual speaker a plus. Must be able to lift 30 lbs. occasionally. Excellent opportunity for experience in Parks and Recreation.
Salary Range: Starts at $11.00 per hour, no benefits. Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods is an At Will employer.
Application Procedure: Email cover letter and resume to Scott Lawyer, Field Operations Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
No phone calls please.
Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods is an equal opportunity employer.
Camp Host Wanted!
Stewards is currently looking to station a volunteer camp host at Bullfrog Pond Campground. The camp host will interpret park features to the public, as well as assist with aspects of campground operation and maintenance work. The essential job functions of these positions include: visitor services, maintenance services, effective communication and clerical/recordkeeping work.
Board Members Wanted!
Stewards is currently looking to add a few new board members to our leadership team. The board plays a key role in working with the Executive Director to make policy and operational decisions for the organization as well as helping to raise the funds needed to carry out our work. Board members commit to attending monthly board meetings and at least one monthly committee meeting, as well as giving at a level that fits their ability. If you are interested, you are encouraged to contact Board President Donna Roper at email@example.com or Board Vice-President Hollis Bewley at firstname.lastname@example.org. You are welcome to attend a monthly board meeting before you decide to apply. They usually occur on the 4th Thursday of the month at 5:30 pm at the Stewards’ office.
If you are interested in volunteering for one of our 25+ environmental ed programs, please email us or call (707) 869-9177.