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Friday, July 1, 2022 - Monday, September 5, 2022
New Hampshire, White Mountains,
AMC's Guyot Campsite, in the Pemigewasset Wilderness, is looking for new Information Volunteers to assist the campsite caretaker on busy weekends in the summer. Volunteers check-in campers and and orient them to the facility; give trail advice and share information about trail conditions, weather, and backcountry safety; assist novice campers with setting up tents and using their camp stoves; educate guests about Leave No Trace camping and hiking; and answer questions about the AMC and its mission. A tent, backpacking stove, fuel, and basic cooking gear are available on-site for volunteers. Essential qualifications: experience backpacking White Mountain trails and an outgoing, friendly personality. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, fully vaccinated for Covid, and pass a criminal background check. Schedule and Time Commitment: Information Volunteer stints are on the weekends, with new volunteers arriving late Friday afternoon and departing late morning on Sunday. Experienced Guyot volunteers can arrive Saturday afternoon. "Info Vols" commit to volunteering at least two weekends a year (additional volunteering is welcome). Training: Training includes an in-person training on Sunday, May 1st, at AMC's Highland Center, as well as two online evening sessions in May. Online trainings are recorded for anyone with a schedule conflict. Learn More: Reach out to Kyra Salancy, AMC's Outdoor Program Centers Volunteer Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.