The Depot is ALWAYS looking for volunteers. We love having new faces to greet the visitors who come through Elkins! A detailed position description is available below as well as a volunteer form. Come be a part of our team and help make Elkins a great place to stop and stay awhile.
The Elkins Depot Welcome Center is proud to be an Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area AmeriCorps program project site.
The purpose of this AmeriCorps position is to support heritage interpretation and tourism development by managing volunteers and providing visitor information for this busy gateway welcome center. Through social media, events, and web presence, you will help increase the number of people that visit the Welcome Center and expand the tourism services and cultural heritage tourism development for the area. You will become an integral part of the Center, make suggestions for changes, participate in all major Center activities, and the provide information for visitors.
The ideal member for this position will have excellent communication skills and be interested in talking with and helping a wide variety of people. The member should be familiar with or interested in learning about West Virginia tourism opportunities.
You can send an inquiry for this position by searching for Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area here.