Volunteers needed to staff Clingmans Dome information center

out clingmansGreat Smoky Mountain National Park is recruiting volunteers to staff the Information Center at Clingmans Dome, from April 1 through Nov. 30.

 

Volunteers are needed to provide educational, recreational and trip planning information. The center sits at an elevation of 6,300 feet and is a source of information for the national park. Volunteers will work alongside Great Smoky Mountain Association employees. Each volunteer is asked to work at least one four-hour shift per week, either 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. or 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to fill all days of the week, but especially Friday through Sunday. A training workshop will be held Thursday, March 13, at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center just inside the park’s entrance outside Cherokee. Contact Florie Takaki 828.497.1906 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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