Maintenance / Outreach Aid

Fish & Wildlife Service

Job category:
Maintenance
Other
Volunteer
Compensation: RV Site Only
Hookups: Full (FHU)
Wi-Fi: Yes
Pets OK?: Unknown

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Job Description

FROM: https://www.volunteer.gov/s/volunteer-opportunity/a09t000000CYEolAAH/maintenance-outreach-aid

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ADDRESS: Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge; 305 CR 476; Freeport, Texas 77541

DEPT: Fish & Wildlife Service

DATES: 8/18/2021 – 7/31/2022

DESCRIPTION:

The refuge seeks general maintenance and outreach volunteers to assist the refuge staff with upkeep of public use areas, facilities and greet the visitors of the new Cannan Bend Recreation Area.  Volunteers will be relied upon to help with mowing, maintaining trails and pollinator gardens, and general upkeep of the Discovery Center , restrooms and public use facilities. The volunteers will meeting the visitors, inventory number of fisherman using the lake and their catch.

 

Volunteers play an important role in the maintenance and public use programs at the refuge. Volunteers directly affect the quality and success of refuge operations; visitors’ safety, comfort, and enjoyment; and the public’s understanding and image of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.H4:H11

 

Opportunity for Maintenance Volunteer or Maintenance Volunteer Couple

 

The refuge seeks general maintenance volunteers to assist the refuge staff with upkeep of public use areas, facilities and equipment. Experience in visitor services and general maintenance will be important for the position. Volunteers will be relied upon to help with mowing, maintaining trails and pollinator gardens, and general upkeep of field office and public use facilities.

 

Public use duties include working special events, restocking brochures, cleaning the interior and exterior of public use areas including restroom facilities and kiosks. Additional duties may vary depending on individual interest, skills, and talents, as well as refuge projects.

 

Housing: The refuge has 7 RV pads with electrical, water, and sewer provided in exchange for 24 hours/week of service for an individual or 32 hours/week for a couple, combined. Work hours and daily schedule are flexible. Shared laundry facilities and Wifi are also provided on site.

 

Local Information: Brazoria NWR is located in Freeport, Texas situated near several coastal communities where local grocery stores, restaurants, shopping, and beaches are a short 20-30 minute drive from your RV site.

 

A minimum of 3 months is required and longer commitments (up to 9 months) will be considered. We are flexible on start and end dates. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please feel free to call and/or send a resume and a minimum of three references to the contact listed.

 

 

 

DUTIES
The refuge seeks general maintenance and outreach volunteers to assist the refuge staff with upkeep of public use areas, facilities and equipment. Volunteers will be relied upon to help with mowing, maintaining trails and pollinator gardens, and general upkeep of field office and public use facilities.

 

Public use duties include working special events, restocking brochures, cleaning the interior and exterior of public use areas including restroom facilities and kiosks. Additional duties may vary depending on individual interest, skills, and talents, as well as refuge projects.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS
The refuge seeks general maintenance and outreach volunteers to assist the refuge staff with upkeep of public use areas, facilities and equipment. Ideal candidates should have experience operating power tools and maintenance equipment. Experience with small engine repair and maintenance will be a tremendous help. Volunteers will be relied upon to help with mowing, maintaining trails and pollinator gardens, and general upkeep of field office and public use facilities.

 

 

SKILLS
Working with People

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Local Information: Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge is located in Freeport, Texas situated near several coastal communities where local grocery stores, restaurants, shopping, and beaches are a short 20-30 minute drive from your RV site.

 

A minimum of 3 months is required and longer commitments (up to 9 months) will be considered. We are flexible on start and end dates. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please feel free to call and/or send a resume and a minimum of three references to the contact listed above.

 

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