Long Pine Key Campground Closed
Due to improvements to park roads and parking lots, the reopening of the Long Pine Key Campground will be delayed due to paving work. It will reopen mid-December. Those desiring to camp will be able to utilize the Flamingo Campground instead. More »
Fire Cache Assistant
Job Title: Fire Cache Assistant
Location: Pine Island Fire Cache, Homestead, FL
Project Duration: Ongoing
Hours Per Week: Flexible, Mon-Fri
Hours Per Month: Flexible
Description of Duties: Fire is a natural and integral part of the Everglades ecosystem. The fire management division is involved in the control of wildfires, as well as the planning and implementation of prescribed fire operations. Become part of the fire management team by inventorying, stocking and distributing firefighting equipment and supplies, delivering fire equipment and supplies to firefighters in the field and assisting in maintaining fire equipment, including fire engines, pumps, hand tools, all-terrain vehicles and other small motorized equipment.
Benefits: Volunteers will gain experience in fire operations and knowledge of fire-related programs.
Goal/Outcome of Position: To streamline fire cache operations.
Knowledge/Skills/Experience Desired: The volunteer should have an interest in fire management and operations.
Did You Know?
Many visitors in Everglades National Park enjoy a day of slogging - wading through the shallow waters in search of wildlife and the secrets of water.