Volunteer Opportunities on the Conecuh National Forest

Position: Shooting Range Volunteer
Name of Agency: U.S. Forest Service
Location: Conecuh National Forest
24481 Alabama Hwy 55
Andalusia, AL 36420
Telephone Number: 334-222-2555

Contact Person: Daks Kennedy
Dates of Assignment: Year Round
Time and Days of Week: Flexible
Hours Needed: Flexible
Suitable for (Adults and/or Youth ages?): Older Youth to Adults
Difficulty Level (State conditions and/or special requirements):
Opportunity Description (provide a description of the volunteer project):
Seeking individuals willing to assist maintaining the new Conecuh shooting range and performing minor repairs to facilities as needed. 


Position: Trail Maintenance Volunteer
Name of Agency: U.S. Forest Service
Location: Conecuh National Forest
Address: 24481 Alabama Hwy 55
Andalusia, AL 36420
Telephone Number: 334-222-2555

Contact Person: Daks Kennedy
Dates of Assignment: Year Round
Time and Days of Week: Flexible
Hours Needed: Varies
Suitable for (Adults and/or Youth ages?): Adults and Youth
Difficulty Level (State conditions and/or special requirements):
Ability to clear brush along hiking trails, cutting, pulling, and lifting of debris.
Opportunity Description (provide a description of the volunteer project):
Conducting trail maintenance along the Conecuh Trail

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Position: Volunteer Campground Host
Name of Agency: U.S. Forest Service
Location: Conecuh National Forest Open Pond Campground
Address: 24481 Alabama Hwy 55
Andalusia, AL 36420
Telephone Number: 334-222-2555

Contact Person: Daks Kennedy
Dates of Assignment: March-September 2020
Time and Days of Week: 7 days a week
Hours Needed: Flexible
Suitable for (Adults and/or Youth ages?): 21 years or older
Difficulty Level (State conditions and/or special requirements):
Campground hosting requires constant interaction with campground visitors by providing assistance with general information and encouraging fee compliance and courtesy rules adherence of the campground facility. Duties may require general cleaning and maintenance of the campground.
Opportunity Description (provide a description of the volunteer project):
This volunteer opportunity may include general clean-up, picking up trash, restroom cleaning, and assistance with general facility maintenance projects. Host will be provided with a free developed campsite from March to September 2020.

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Position: Volunteer Administrative Clerk
Name of Agency: U.S. Forest Service
Location: Conecuh Ranger District
Address: 24481 Alabama Hwy 55
Andalusia, AL 36420
Telephone Number: 334-222-2555

Contact Person: LaToya Soto
Dates of Assignment: Year Round
Time and Days of Week: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (2 days per week)
Hours Needed: 16 hours a week
Suitable for (Adults and/or Youth ages?): 21 years or older
Difficulty Level (State conditions and/or special requirements): Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task. Volunteer must possess excellent customer service skills, communication and computer skills.
Opportunity Description (provide a description of the volunteer project): Greet visitors and provide information to answer visitor's questions and concerns. Relay accurate and appropriate information about the Conecuh National Forest.  Assist with answering telephones, relay messages, transfer calls, file papers, make copies, and prepare outgoing mail and distribute incoming mail.