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Last updated on August 11, 2017

C&O Canal Trust Program Volunteer

REPORTS TO: Becky Curtis, Director of Programs and Partnerships
LOCATION: C&O Canal Nat’l Historical Park Headquarters,
Hagerstown, MD
DURATION: Flexible
HOURS: Flexible

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The C&O Canal Trust is looking for a motivated high school student to assist with daily operations in both the office and the Park. Duties may include:

o Assisting with our volunteer program, Canal Pride. Tasks
include data entry, volunteer outreach, and preparing for
and participating in volunteer events.
o Assisting with research, public program development, and
maintenance tasks for our award-winning Canal Quarters
overnight experience program (www.CanalQuarters.org).
o Write short blog and social media posts as needed.
o Other office duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
o Leadership and organizational skills.
o Outgoing self-starter, but collaborates well in a team
environment.
o Must have experience in the use of software programs such as
MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
o As this position may involve extensive local travel to and
from events, a personal vehicle is required.
o A sense of humor and positive outlook!

BENEFITS:

Individuals volunteering with the Trust will have unique opportunities to further develop their professional skills, including:

o Valuable work experience in the nonprofit industry in
partnership with the National Park Service.
o Student Service Learning hours can be obtained if needed.
o Participation in professional development opportunities as
available.

TO APPLY:
Interested parties should submit an application, including a resume, to Becky Curtis at curtis@canaltrust.org.

QUALIFICATIONS:
o Leadership and organizational skills.
o Outgoing self-starter, but collaborates well in a team
environment.
o Must have experience in the use of software programs such as
MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
o As this position may involve extensive local travel to and
from events, a personal vehicle is required.
o A sense of humor and positive outlook!

This opportunity is sponsored by: C&O Canal Trust

We need volunteers who are free at these times
Monthly  Weekends
Weekdays
This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Young Adults (18-25)  Youth - 14 to 18

I'm interested in this opportunity

Contact Person:
Becky Curtis, Program Director, (phone), (email)
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Address:

 1850 Dual Highway Suite 100
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.canaltrust.org

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Minimum Age for Volunteers:
16
Last updated on August 11, 2017

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