General Store Assistant
Goal: To enrich visitor experiences and provide front-line visitor service.
Duties: Welcome visitors to the park and respond to their questions. Provide information about the General Store, including the collections items on display. Enter sales into the computer. Help stock shelves.
Qualifications: A smiling face and welcoming manner are the most important requirements. An ability to enter sales on a computer. An interest in history in general and park history in particular.
Training: Volunteer must attend the division orientation and required site training. Site staff will teach proper point-of-sale computer usage and provide Fairfax County Park Authority standard operating procedures for handling cash.
Time Commitment: Prefer a one-year commitment. Volunteer is asked to commit one day a week from 10am to 4pm and may be asked to assist with special programs during the year.
SUPERVISOR: Site Historian
CONTACT: Volunteer Coordinator
Resource Management Division