Ride Park Volunteer Coordinator

Expected Dates
October 13, 2014 to April 12, 2015
Virginia State Parks
Position ID
Pocahontas State Park located in Chesterfield, Virginia is looking for a self motivated individual with an interest in outdoor recreation for an SCA intern position.         
Work activities include:
  •  Maintain communication with multiple local, state or national volunteer groups or civic organizations.  
  • Coordinate volunteer work days, outreach programs for volunteer recruitment.
  • Maintain volunteer engagement through positive volunteer contacts
    • Work with park staff
    • Work with the Friends of Pocahontas State Park
    • Work with Richmond MORE
    • Work with members of Chesterfield County and Richmond City local governments
  • Coordinate volunteer appreciation activities per state park guidelines
  • Utilize the Virginia State Parks Volunteer database to track and approve volunteer hours for the states volunteer benefit program
  • Work with park staff on various aspect of the trail construction project.
  • Conduct volunteer training programs as needed to ensure compliance with State Parks policy.
  • Facilitate efforts in contstruction of a 20 mile mountain bike trail, to International Mountain Biking Association standards
  • Pocahontas State Park is located in Chesterfield, Virginia just south of the State Capital of Richmond.
  • trail construction, agency volunteer coordination software
  • access to state park facilities on site
  • No
Main Area of Focus
Backcountry/Trail work
Education, Training & Skills Expected
some coursework or experience
some coursework or experience
Recreation Management
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
some experience
some experience
Community Engagement
competent with supervision
Trail Maintenance
some experience
Volunteer Coordination
competent with supervision