Visitor Services/Tour Guide Crew (Local to Missoula preferred) (PO-00734310)

The Visitor Services/Tour Guide intern will serve as a tour guide and work in the Smokejumper visitor center. They will assist with greeting visitors, leading tours of the Smokejumper facility, and providing miscellaneous visitor services such as answering questions and assisting with school and kids groups.


  • $282/week* Living Allowance
  • $1,100* To/From Travel Allowance, paid once with first paycheck
  • Housing provided by partner (Forest Service dormitory)
  • Eligible for AmeriCorps Education Award of $1,718.25, received upon successful completion of position
  • Eligible for the Public Land Corps (PLC) hiring authority upon successful completion of position (640hrs minimum of service)

*All Allowances are subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes

AmeriCorps Background Check
It is SCA's policy that all AmeriCorps-required background checks must return cleared results prior to the position's start; this includes being fingerprinted for the FBI check. Otherwise, the AmeriCorps award will be removed, or the position's start date will be delayed due to non-compliance. 

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Position ID: PO-00734310

Expected Dates: June 5, 2023 - September 3, 2023

5765 West Broadway
Missoula, MT 59808

Training Provided: Training opportunities include first aid and CPR training, defensive driving, and possibly other Forest Service specific training.

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Lectures and speakers through the Forest Service and the University of Montana. Missoula is also surrounded by public land which offers endless opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Main Area of Focus: Visitor Services and Site Operations

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Driving Logistics: Recommended

Easier to access town.

Housing or Stipend Provided?
A. Partner will provide suitable housing for the member

Housing will be in a Forest Service dormitory that includes a full kitchen facility, a recreation room with cable TV and wireless internet, a small workout facility and laundry room. Rooms are double occupancy.

Indoor/Outdoor: Inside

US Citizenship: Yes

Student Conservation Association