Summit Steward

Friends of Acadia

Opening posted: 12/14/2021 | Expires: 01/31/2022

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Friends of Acadia is accepting Summit Steward applications the 2022 field season. The Summit Stewards are an interdisciplinary team that works alongside Acadia National Park (ANP) staff to improve the visitor experience and reduce visitor impacts in the park. Summit Stewards rove the trails of Acadia promoting Leave No Trace stewardship, interpreting the natural and cultural resources, and performing trail maintenance to preserve trail sustainability. Summit Stewards spend 2 days per week on Cadillac Mountain’s trails and summit and 3 days per week on trails and summits throughout Acadia. Summit Stewards work under ANP’s Visitor Experience and Education Division and therefore must comply with National Park Service volunteer agreements and standards.

The full job description is available here. To apply submit cover letter (indicating preferred service period), resume, and references in a single PDF document titled last name_applicationto with Summit Steward Application in the subject line by January 31, 2022.