James River Park Seeks Americorps Volunteer

Published 4:00 pm Thursday, December 30, 2010

James River State Park is looking for an individual interested in volunteering for a part time position as an Americorps interpreter for the summer of 2011.

The selected candidate will present information and programs to park guests and liaison with the community. They will communicate with park Friends groups and work with the parks volunteer coordinator to increase volunteerism in the park.

In exchange for 675 hours of service, the candidate will receive $3,000, an educational award of $2,038 and professional development in the natural resource protection and public service.

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Applications may be submitted online until March 31. For more information about this opportunity or to apply, visit http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/americorps.shtml . For information about James River State Park's position specifically, please contact ranger Katie Sandage at (434)933-4395 or by email katie.sandage@dcr.virginia.gov.