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Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery Visitor/Environmental Education Center
The Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, located below Wolf Creek Dam, just off of U.S. 127 in Jamestown, Kentucky, is a popular destination for people near and far. For visitors, our interactive Visitor/Environmental Education Center is fun and educational, along with our Hatchery building and...

Location

Address

50 Kendall Rd
Jamestown, KY 42629
United States

Volunteer Position Overview

Volunteers Needed
-
Recruitment Start Date
Recruitment End Date
Days
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Training Required
No
Security Clearance Needed
No
Virtual
No
Suitability
55+

About This Position

Join the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service volunteer team at the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery Visitor/Environmental Education Center! We are currently seeking a 2-person team to help staff our Center and assist in our outreach activities for September 2024-March 2025.


Duties include: meeting/greeting public; answering questions; fielding phone calls; performing majority of cleaning (including center restrooms) & minor maintenance; leading tours and helping with field trips; caring for live animals; operating center gift shop; issuing hunting/fishing licenses; stocking/tracking/brochures; helping plan/prepare special events, workshops and outreach programs. 



In exchange for an average of 20-27 hours/person/week, work camper volunteers receive a full hook up (FHU) deluxe campsite-- level gravel lot, picnic table, fire ring; 50-30 amp service, water and sewer hook ups. Onsite laundry and limited WiFi (no streaming). Complimentary propane offered during winter months.

Duties/Activities

Conservation Education
Fish/Wildlife
General Assistance
Tour Guide/Interpretation
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