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Did you “grow up” in Point Defiance Park? Do you know more about the park than any of your friends?

pt d ambassador at visitors centerBeing a Visitors Center Ambassador is a chance for you to share your knowledge and learn more about the park.

Ambassadors give talks, help visitors and callers find information, participate in educational tours and more. We ask that volunteers commit to a regular schedule of one shift a week.

Visitors Center Ambassadors:

  • Work in the Visitors Center or the park’s main entry information kiosk
  • Greet visitors and track statistical information
  • Maintain brochure inventory promoting other tourism-related venues
  • Perform administrative tasks such as data entry, website maintenance, calendar updates, research and inventory management
  • Assist with park events
  • Survey the public
  • Assist retail store staff
  • Help connect park visitors with nature


Park Ambassadors are part of the Friends of Point Defiance Park