Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Cruise Ambassador

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Boston Harbor Now | Boston, MA
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Boston Harbor Now


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Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)


About the Park 

The Boston Harbor Islands National & State Park includes 34 islands and peninsulas situated within the large "C" shape of the Greater Boston shoreline. The islands are rich in natural and cultural resources and are managed by a unique, 13-member Partnership. The Boston Harbor Islands Partnership represents a range of federal, state, city, and nonprofit agencies. Each year Boston Harbor Now supports the cost of 12 free evening community cruises to enjoy the history and views of Boston Harbor. Cruises vary in length, destination, departure point and offerings depending on the community. 

About the Volunteer Cruise Ambassador Position 

Boston Harbor Now is seeking 12 Volunteer Cruise Ambassadors to support the cruises through community outreach, assisting with cruise preparation and post-event breakdown. Each volunteer will attend 6 evening cruises to welcome community members and provide hospitality during the event. Volunteers will be provided orientation scheduled in June, a transportation stipend, and event uniform. Specific duties include pre-event outreach, event set up, welcoming guests, providing hospitality during cruises including serving food and drink, and post-event breakdown. Benefits include a free t-shirt, a free meal, and an invitation to the National Parks of Boston yearly Volunteer Recognition Event! 

Cruise Dates 

Cruises will take place on the following dates: 

June 10thand 24th 

July 1st, 8th, 9th, 15thand 16th 

August 6th, 12th, 19thand 25th 

We ask that volunteers can commit to at least 6 of these cruises.

Qualifications and Requirements 

Previous experience is not required, but prior customer service training is helpful. Willingness to work as part of a team, with a variety of partners is essential! Attendance at Volunteer Orientation, a commitment to attending six Community Cruises, and dedication of four hours of pre-event outreach is required. Volunteers will be supervised by Boston Harbor Now during cruises. 

About the Park 

The Boston Harbor Islands National & State Park includes 34 islands and peninsulas situated within the large "C" shape of the Greater Boston shoreline. The islands are rich in natural and cultural resources and are…

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How To Apply

Interested applicants should email volunteers@bostonharbornow.org for more information and the application form. Applications are due May 31st and at which point all applicants will be schedule for interviews and final selects made. 

Interested applicants should email volunteers@bostonharbornow.org for more information and the application form. Applications are due May 31st and at which point all…

Location

Boston, MA
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