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Volunteering Opportunities

The Opportunity Listings page allows you to view the volunteering opportunities that are currently available. You can filter the opportunities that you see by specifying one or more search values and clicking the "Search" button. The system will display matching opportunities. If no search value is specified, all current opportunities will be displayed.  If there are more than 10 matching items, use the Paging controls to see additional pages.
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Upcoming Opportunities

2022 TOL Caboose Host Niles 4:30 Train
Chaperone guests riding in the caboose. Give safety rules, talk about NCRy, answer any questions.
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2022 TOL Caboose Host Sunol 7:30 pm Train
Chaperone guests riding in the caboose. Give safety rules, talk about NCRy, answer any questions.
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2022 TOL Commissary Crew
Board at Brightside at 2:00 pm. Help crew captain with stocking supplies and then bag cookies. Sell snacks and beverages. Dress: casual clothes. Red apron provided.
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2022 TOL Docent
As a Docent you will give talks about the History of the PLA (Niles Canyon Railway), Transcontinental Railroad and how it relates to the building of the west. Also talk about who we are and what we are doing.
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2022 TOL Dome Car Captain 4:30 & 7:30 Train
Board at Brightside by 2:00pm. Oversee and assign jobs for Dome Crew. Dress Code: white shirt, black pants and optional black vest.
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2022 TOL Dome Car Crew 4:30 Train
Board at Brightside at 2pm or Niles at 4pm. Act as car host, door monitor, or food server per captain’s assignment. Dress Code: white shirt, black pants and optional black vest.
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2022 TOL Dome Car Crew 7:30 Train
Board at Sunol by 7:00pm. Act as car host, door monitor, or food server per captain’s assignment. Dress Code: white shirt, black pants, and optional black vest.
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2022 TOL Electrician duties
Pre check generators for start up. Check fuel status and inform Conductor if re-fueling is necessary. Start and turn on AC and DC train line circuits. Handle any minor issues that might arise during ride. Shut down both AC and DC train line circu
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2022 TOL Food prep for crew
Prepare and deliver food for crew on operation nights. Three crock pots of stew, soup, spaghetti, etc.. Two for train and one for depot. Pots are available at Sunol. Use liners at the depot for easy clean up. Clean pots for next day.
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2022 TOL Niles Station Parking Lot Captain
Lead parking lot crew with placing signs, parking cars and directing passengers where to go.
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