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Vehicle and Equipment Volunteer 2021

Position: Equipment and Vehicle Volunteer

Location: Gardiner, MT

Reports To: Director of Fleet and Field Campuses

Status: May through September

Summary Description:

Yellowstone Forever is the official nonprofit partner of Yellowstone National Park. We partner with Yellowstone National Park to create opportunities for all people to experience, enhance, and preserve Yellowstone forever. Our mission of engagement and support through education and fundraising for the park will ensure Yellowstone remains for generations to come. 

The Equipment and Vehicle Volunteer provides logistical support for programs that originate out of Yellowstone Forever’s Gardiner, MT office. The Equipment and Vehicle Volunteer will work with the Director of Fleet and Field Campuses to ensure equipment needed for programs is maintained and cleaned. The Equipment and Vehicle Volunteer also provides support to field instructors by staging needed equipment for programs, and putting equipment away when it returns from a program. Success in this position requires attention to detail, flexibility and a willingness to work a split shift. This is a seasonal volunteer position from May through September.

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This is a volunteer position located at the North Entrance Education Center, just outside the northern gate of Yellowstone National Park. Volunteers in Gardiner will be provided with shared housing that may include roommates. These units include comfortable furniture, pots, pans, and dishes.  Volunteers will be provided a nominal fee of $15 per day to help offset out of pocket expenses. This may be taxable income; therefore, volunteers will receive a 1099 from Yellowstone Forever. Volunteers must provide their own health insurance for any health issues unrelated to the volunteer duties. Yellowstone Forever volunteers also receive a 30% discount on most Park Stores products.  Discounts on other courses and products are also offered.  Benefits of this position include knowing that your efforts directly benefit Yellowstone National Park and having the opportunity to work in one of the world’s premiere wilderness areas.

Yellowstone Forever is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to comply with all applicable local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, political beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.