Visitor Center Volunteer
ADDRESS: Table Rock Lake; 4600 State Highway 165; Branson, Missouri 65616
DEPT: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
DATES: 9/6/2022 – 11/30/2022
Seeking to fill 5 Visitor Center Host positions in a primer state of the art visitor center from after Labor Day Weekend to the end of November 2022. If you would like to be considered for other seasons, mark those months on your application (March-May or June-August). Position duties availability dependent on COVID-19 situation.
· Nestled in the middle of the Ozark Mountains, Table Rock Lake’s premier Dewey Short Visitor Center explains how the US Army Corps of Engineers manages water within the White River Watershed for flood risk management, hydropower, recreation, environmental stewardship and water supply. Volunteers primarily staff the information desk to greet and orient visitors, answer questions, distribute handouts, brochures, and activities, stock brochures, and inventory lost/found items. Other duties include picking up litter, vegetation management, minor janitorial, and minor maintenance. Up to eight hours per day. Target schedule of two to three days per week depending on staffing needs. Up to 32 hours per week may be requested on occasion for special events.
The surrounding area is a recreation paradise for fishing, hunting, hiking, caving or just plain being out in nature. Branson, MO is situated within a day’s drive of 50% of the U.S. population, and receives up to 65,000 visitors daily. Known as the “Live Entertainment Capitol of the World” with over 30 live shows daily. Local attractions are sure to fulfill your need for thrill rides and live shows. Summers can be hot and humid at times and spring/fall is mainly mild but can occasionally experience below freezing temperatures and inclement weather.
· Customer service, information, brochures, handouts, making copies, assist ranger staff, demonstrations, interpretive education programs, children’s activities, button making, minor janitorial services if needed and special events.