Interested in lending a hand? Here are some volunteer opportunities for you to consider.
Become a volunteer trail ambassador or trailhead host in support of caribou conservation!
LEARN about caribou
SHARE the knowledge
PROTECT a Species at Risk
Caribou ambassadors will provide information to visitors on caribou in the mountain national parks and Parks Canada’s caribou conservation actions. The tasks require good communication skills and the ability to work independently. Trail ambassadors will need a reasonable level of fitness, experience in hiking in alpine terrain, and may be required to have basic wilderness first aid certification.
- Trail Ambassador or Trailhead host for the Maligne Lake and Cavell/Tonquin Areas: provide visitors with information about travel in caribou habitat and updates on caribou conservation.
- Community Outreach volunteer: assist with caribou awareness events in Jasper or host awareness events in your own community.
Trailhead hosts and trail ambassadors are required from June through September. Scheduling is flexible but we are looking for a commitment of at least 8 days in the four month period.
Community Outreach volunteers:
These opportunities will be on an as needed basis.
- Parks Canada mandate and JNP information.
- “In class” learning sessions on caribou biology, ecology, conservation issues and actions, key PC messages, “on location” training and safe travel orientation (for trail ambassadors).
For more information contact Shelley Bird at:
Parks Canada Caribou, Jasper National Park
Box 10, Jasper, AB
OTHER JNP OPPORTUNITIES
From time to time other volunteer opportunities may become available.
For more information contact Kevin Gedling, Jasper National Park Volunteer Program Coordinator at:
OTHER PARKS CANADA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Interested in volunteering elsewhere with Parks Canada? Check out the national volunteer webpage