Special Events Assistant

Volunteer assists with batteau boat during park's 25th anniversary celebration
Volunteer assists with batteau boat during park's 25th anniversary celebration

Position Description

Job Title: Special Events Assistant

Major Duties:

Volunteer will serves as a member of the special events team providing help in coordinating and carrying out pre-, on-, and off-site activities related to the special event. This may include assistance with transportation and parking, publicity of event, logistics, program/group leadership, first aid, and other duties as needed to make the event a success. Volunteer will provide orientation, information, and interpretation to event participants that will facilitate safe and informed participation in the event.

Work Location:

Park wide

Work Environment:
Volunteer will have contact with the public, park staff, park land owners and park neighbors. Standing for long periods of time, walking, bending, lifting, and sedentary work is required. Work is often performed out-of-doors at event location that may result in exposure to temperature extremes, rain, wind, and direct sunlight. The terrain where the event is being held may be rugged and uneven.

Work Schedule:

6 - 8 hours per day, Work times will vary with event, Sunday - Saturday, intermittent throughout the year


VIP shirt, name badge, and hat supplied by park, to be worn with jeans, pants, or slacks (not faded and without holes), and tennis or dress shoes

Skill and qualifications needed:

Required: Ability to communicate and work with the public, independently complete organizational assignments for specific event, and to learn the cultural and natural history of the park

Desired: Previous experience as coordinator or worked at special events, knowledge of park and area road and trail systems, and certification in basic first aid.


Event coordinator and/or park ranger

Last updated: February 26, 2015

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 246, 104 Main Street
Glen Jean, WV 25846


(304) 465-0508

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