Position: Green Team/ Recycling Volunteer
Location: Zion National Park, Springdale, UT
Time Commitment: 32-40 hours/week, June - September (flexible; 8-10 weeks)
Volunteers will assist Zion's Green Team efforts through various projects and assignments, helping the park to further reduce waste and energy use, and provide input to enable greater sustainability. Volunteers will assist staff members responsible for park recycling program by: Collecting recyclable materials from containers at various park locations, track and monitor recyclable materials on spreadsheet and forms, provide updates as needed, ect.
Volunteers will also gain valuable experience in green technology with new and ongoing solar power projects in Zion National Park by: Assist park staff with planning and logistics for five solar projects in Zion, research and gather information, obtain specifications, and work with contractors, may assist with installation, inspection, and maintenance of solar panel projects. Also volunteers will complete carious other projects and duties as assigned.
Shared in-park housing available (must work a minimum of 32 hours/week).
For more information on requirements and how to apply, visit park website: http://www.nps.gov/zion
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Posted by Volunteer Staff at 1:02 PM