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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
Starts:  Sunday, January 1, 2017    Finishes: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Commissary
Job description selling snacks and drinks to passengers on general train operations. Start time 10:00 AM to 4:15 PM. Start and finish at Sunol Depot
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Starts:  Friday, February 3, 2017    Finishes: Monday, October 16, 2017
2017 Sunol Depot Gift Shop
Work the gift shop in Sunol on regular operation days, including handling sales, helping customers, and answering questions about Niles Canyon Railway.
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Starts:  Friday, April 21, 2017    Finishes: Monday, October 16, 2017
Sunol Depot Ticket Agent 2017 season
Staff Sunol Depot, sell tickets and answer passenger's questions
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Spots available for members only
Starts:  Tuesday, November 21, 2017    Finishes: Sunday, December 31, 2017
2017 TOL Commissary Duties
Work Commissary Car or ADL preparing food and serving customers
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Starts:  Tuesday, November 21, 2017    Finishes: Sunday, December 31, 2017
2017 TOL Dome Car Staff 4:30 Train
Serve Dome Car Guests, prep food in kitchen area. Start time is 2:00pm at Brightside, You will be dropped off on the dead head run after 4:30pm Train if you are only doing the first train. Dress Code: White shirt, Black pants, and Black Vest if you
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Starts:  Tuesday, November 21, 2017    Finishes: Sunday, December 31, 2017
2017 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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Starts:  Tuesday, November 21, 2017    Finishes: Sunday, December 31, 2017
2017 TOL Niles Parking Staff
Put out cones, signs, and assist passengers and direct cars where to park and direct them when leaving at end of ride. Pick up cones and signs at end of night.
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Starts:  Tuesday, November 21, 2017    Finishes: Sunday, December 31, 2017
2017 TOL Niles Station Staff
Pass out will call tickets, set out garbage cans, bring in garbage cans at end of night, place garbage bags on platform for pick up by train crew at end of night, walk line to make sure people have their boarding tickets.
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Starts:  Tuesday, November 21, 2017    Finishes: Saturday, December 30, 2017
2017 TOL Parlor Car Staff 4:30 Train
Serve Parlor Car Guests prep food in kitchen area, Start time if doing both trains is 1:00pm at Brightside, if only doing 4:30 arrive at Niles at 3:30 to board train. Dress Code: White shirt, Black pants, and Black Vest if you have a vest.
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Starts:  Friday, November 24, 2017    Finishes: Sunday, December 31, 2017
2017 TOL Caboose Host Sunol 7:30 Train
Chaperone guests riding in the caboose. Give safety rules, talk about NCRy, answer any questions.
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