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Cradle of Forestry looks for help

Cradle of Forestry looks for help

With the 2022 season around the corner, the Cradle of Forestry in America is looking for help to make it all happen. 

FIND Outdoors, a partner of the Pisgah National Forest, needs seasonal educators and volunteers for the months ahead:

Discovery site hosts are wanted to be on duty three days per week, greeting visitors with rotating assignments at various areas of the site. Hosts help with daily operations, coordinate programming and special events, and contribute to the safe and attractive operation of the Cradle, focusing on sustainability and green practices where appropriate. 

Seasonal educators work to support the educational mission at FIND Outdoors, focusing on delivering informal education and interpretation to schools, groups and families throughout the year. The successful candidate will be held to a high standard for education, customer service and employee relations as an ambassador to FIND. 

The Cradle of Forestry is the birthplace of science-based forest management and a living legacy made possible by George and Edith Vanderbilt of the nearby Biltmore Estate. The 6,500-acre historic site was created by Congress in 1968 to “preserve, develop, and make available to this and future generations the birthplace of forestry and forestry education in America.” The Cradle is open to visitors from mid-April to early November each year. 

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  • Would like to volunteer. I have a BS from College of Forestry at Syracuse. Please have someone contact me. 914-806-6831. Thanks

    posted by Clifford Albertson

    Thursday, 03/10/2022

  • Would like to volunteer. I have a BS from the College of Forestry at Syracuse. Please ask someone bro contact me. 914-806-6831

    posted by Clifford Albertson

    Thursday, 03/10/2022

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