Sky Meadows State Park Volunteer Opportunities

 

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Become a Virginia State Parks

Vol_nteer!

 

The Sky is  the limit!

 

Historic Area Docent

You can give just four hours a month to share your park's history by pro-

vising tours of the historic Mount Bleak Farm and sharing stories of the

past.

 

Contact Ranger

Do you want to make 150 thousand friends? Be the first point of contact

for park guests at the contact station just 10 hours a month, which will

help fund park programs.

 

Trailblazers Crew Member

Hike over 20 miles of trails and help remove minor obstacles and main-

tain trail corridors by giving eight hours a month.

 

State Park Ambassador

Share your outdoor experience through technology and social media only

10 hours a month.

 

Marketing Support Technician

Advertising introduced the public to park activities, and you can give four

hours a month by posting program announements online and emailing pub-

lications.

 

Operations Assistant

Assist park rangers with monitoring the cleaniness of areas, providing

maintenance assistance, and helping with special events just four hours

a month.

 

Artifacts Archive Assistant

Help decipher the mystery behind artifacts by contributing eight hours

a month to help identify and catalog these treasures.

 

Park Volunteer Interpreter

Share your expertise on the natural environment, history or agriculture

about Sky Meadows State Park just four hours a month.

 

Gardening Assistant

Flowerbeds around the park need tending and you can devote eight hours

a month to beautifying Sky Meadows State Park.

 

Group Projects

School, community, church, scout, social, and business groups are en-

couraged to assist with various projects throughout the park. Groups can

volunteer once or long-term.

 

Friends of Sky Meadows (FOSK)

Sky Meadows State Park need support and contributions to grow and with

your membership to FOSK you can help fund park programs, events, and

various park projects as well as lobby for all Virginia State Parks.

 

To become a

Sky Meadows State Park Volunteer,

apply online at:

www.virginiastateparks.gov

 

For a paper application,

call the park's Volunteer Coordinator at:

540-592-3556

 

Benefits of Volunteerism

As a volunteer, you will contribute to the beauty and health of not only

your park but to your personal health as well;

 

You can make a positive contribution to the quality of life in Virginia by

improving your state park;

 

You gain the satisfaction of knowing that your efforts help to improve

and maintain state parks and natural areas today and for future generations.

 

You will make new friends as you meet the park staff, bellow volunteers,

and park visitors from across the state and around the world.

 

Based on your hours of sevice, you may quaify for special volunteer ben-

efits such as hats, mugs, polo shirts, State Park passes, camping and cabin

privileges, and special recognition certificates.

 

Lend a hand today!

 

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