Volunteer at Statewide Visitor Information Centers

Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/01/2022 - 09/30/2022
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VISITOR INFORMATION CENTERS

COVID-19 Policies & Procedures: https://nhgranitestateambassadors.org/covid-policies-and-procedures

South Central Region | Monadnock – Sunapee Regions | Seacoast Region | Lakes Region | White Mountains – Grand North Regions


STATEWIDE

NH LAKES – LAKE HOST PROGRAM

Shifts available from May – Early October
Center Manager: Kat Kelleher
NH LAKES
17 Chenell Drive, Suite 1, Concord NH 03301
Office: 603-226-0299

Parking: On-site near the ramp

# GSAs on duty: Options at lake ramps around the state

Staff: There is no staff on duty.  You will make arrangements through the coordinator of the region that you’re volunteering in.

Volunteer Opportunities: Lake Host Program Lake Hosts staff local boat access sites to teach the public about aquatic invasive species prevention methods and to help boaters remove potentially-invasive plants and animals from boats, trailers, and gear. Lake Hosts are not enforcers of local or state ordinances, rules, or laws. A Lake Host represents NH LAKES and the local group participating in the Lake Host Program. A Lake Host may be an individual hired as a NH LAKES seasonal employee or an individual serving as a NH LAKES volunteer from the local community.

Sign-ups: Please fill out the Volunteer Information Form.  The regional coordinator will reach out to you so that you can select your hours.  A 2 hour online training is required – the link will be in the email you receive after completing the form.  You will receive hours for completing the training.

Hours: Please report your own hours for all shifts through this center.  You will be recording boat information on-site.  Please include the number of interactions with boaters when you report your GSA hours.

Uniform: Wear your GSA uniform with a Lake Host hat, which will be given to you when you volunteer.

Resources: More information about the Lake Host Program through NH LAKES can be found here.


SOUTH CENTRAL REGION



MANCHESTER-BOSTON REGIONAL AIRPORT

Center Manager: Kelly Bryer
kelly@nhgsa.com
www.flymanchester.com
Cell: 960-0272 | Booth: 624-6539 x115

Parking: Park on the 5th floor of the garage (or the highest accessible floor) and bring your ticket with you. Take elevator to 2nd floor and cross pedestrian walkway. Information booth is on main floor to the left of the escalators.

# GSAs on duty: 2

Staff: There is no staff on duty. Sign up with another GSA to mentor and then let Kelly know when you signed up so you can be expected.

Volunteer Opportunities: Shifts are available year-round in the NH Information Booth and as part of the Walk-about program from 6am-midnight, daily including holidays.

Perks: Long-term parking in garage for 28 days a year (up to 14 days at once). More info…

**You many only sign-up for 1 shift between 9am-6pm on any given day. Double shifts are only allowed beginning at 6am or 6pm, but are discouraged. This is a busy center and we don’t want you tired and not at your best.



MANCHESTER DOWNTOWN INFO CENTER

All shifts are closed at this time

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Center Manager: Lauren Getts
Laureng@manchester-chamber.org
www.manchester-chamber.org
Office: 603-666-6600 / 603-792-4199 Direct

775 Elm St., Manchester

Parking: To receive free parking, park near the visitor center. Run into the visitor center and check out a hanging parking pass from the Manchester Transit Authority employees. Hang the pass in your car while you are on shift. This pass can only be used while you are volunteering. If you decide to go out for lunch or shop after your shift, you must pay the kiosk meter.

# GSAs on duty: 2

Staff: This center is staffed by the Manchester Transit Authority. Sign up with another GSA to mentor.

Volunteer Opportunities: Shifts are available year-round from 9am – 6pm including holidays.



MANCHESTER MILLYARD MUSEUM

Manchester Millyard Museum/Manchester Historic Association
Center Manager: Kristy Ellsworth
kellsworth@manchesterhistoric.org
www.manchesterhistoric.org
Office: 603-622-7531

200 Bedford St., Manchester

Parking: Free parking for GSAs on the south, east, and west sides of the building. Designated by signage.

# GSAs on duty: 1-2

Staff: This center is staffed. Staff is available to mentor.

Volunteer Opportunities: Shifts are available Tuesdays and Fridays 10:00-1:00, and Tuesdays and Fridays 1:00-4:00. There may be other days as well.



CAPITAL REGION VISITOR CENTER

Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce
Center Manager: Carolyn O’Brien
cobrien@concordnhchamber.com
www.concordnhchamber.com
603-224-2508

49 S Main St Suite 104, Concord

Parking: Park in the SMILE Building parking lot off Storrs Street behind the chamber. Have your GSA car decal visible.

# GSAs on duty: 1

Staff: This center is staffed. If a GSA isn’t available to mentor you, onsite staff can.

Volunteer Opportunities: Shifts are available year-round in the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce’s office on Monday- Friday varied times of 9:00-12:00 and 12:00-3:00.



CANTERBURY STATE WELCOME CENTER

NH Division of Travel and Tourism
Center Manager: Andrew Normandy Andrew.S.Normandy@livefree.nh.gov
www.visitnh.gov
DTTD office: 271-2665; Onsite: 783-4194

I-93 NB, 1 mile north of Exit 18, Canterbury

Parking: park in back of building – go through back door

# GSAs on duty: 1 – if a couple would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Staff: this center is staffed. Staff is available to mentor.

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts available Thursdays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm; Fridays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm; Saturdays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm; Sundays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm; and Mondays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm

Busiest times are Friday and Saturday.



SANBORNTON STATE WELCOME CENTER

NH Division of Travel and Tourism
Center Manager: Andrew Normandy Andrew.S.Normandy@livefree.nh.gov
www.visitnh.gov
DTTD office: 271-2665; Onsite: 286-4650

I-93 SB, 2 miles south of Exit 22, Sanbornton

Parking: park in lot south of building. Go in through main entrance.

# GSAs on duty: 1- if a couple would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Staff: this center is staffed. Staff is available to mentor.

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts available Thursdays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm; Fridays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm; Saturdays, 10:00-1:00 pm am and 1:00-4:00 pm; Sundays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm; Mondays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm

Busiest times are Sunday and Monday.



HOOKSETT NORTH STATE WELCOME CENTER

NH Division of Travel and Tourism
Center Manager: Carin LaValley Carin.D.Lavalley@livefree.nh.gov
www.visitnh.gov
DTTD office: 271-2665; Onsite: 485-3019

I-93 Northbound, 1.5 miles north of tolls / 530 West River Road, Hooksett

Parking: park in main lot

# GSAs on duty: 1 – 2 – if a couple would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Staff: this center is staffed. Have Kelly or Emily pair you with a GSA for mentor shifts.

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts available Daily: 11:00-2:00 pm and 2:00-5:00 pm. DOUBLE SHIFTS NOT ALLOWED

Busiest times are weekends.


 

HOOKSETT SOUTH STATE WELCOME CENTER

NH Division of Travel and Tourism
Center Manager: Carin LaValley Carin.D.Lavalley@livefree.nh.gov
www.visitnh.gov
DTTD office: 271-2665; Onsite: 485-3542

I-93SB, 7 miles south of I-89 interchange / 1.5 miles before tolls.

25 Springer Street, Hooksett

Parking: park in lot on the far side of building across from gas pumps.

# GSAs on duty: 1 – 2 – if a couple would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Staff: this center is staffed. Have Kelly or Emily pair you with a GSA for mentor shifts.

Volunteer opportunities: Onsite staff. Shifts available: Daily: 11:00-2:00 pm, and 2:00-5:00 pm. DOUBLE SHIFTS NOT ALLOWED

Busiest times are weekends.



SALEM STATE WELCOME CENTER

NH Division of Travel and Tourism
Center Manager: Carin LaValley Carin.D.Lavalley@livefree.nh.gov
www.visitnh.gov
DTTD office: 271-2665; Onsite: 893-4351

I-93 Northbound, Salem
93s to Exit 47 (Pelham St. – Massachusetts) Right onto Pelham St. Right onto 93 north bound. Watch for the Salem Welcome Center signs (Visitor Center) and enter into their parking lot. (It is BEFORE Exit 1)

Parking: park in main lot.

# GSAs on duty: 1 – if a couple would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Staff: this center is staffed. Staff can mentor if needed.

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts are available Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays: 9:00-12:00 pm, 12:00-3:00 pm, 3:00-6:00 pm, and 6:00-9:00 pm; Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm

Busiest times are weekends.



NH STATE HOUSE VISITOR CENTER

Center Manager: Virginia Drew
virginia.drew@leg.state.nh.us
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/nh_visitorcenter/default.htm
603-271-2154

107 North Main Street, Room 119, Concord

Parking: Due to construction, parking is on your own at the moment.

Usual parking arrangements: You can park on the top floor in the legislative garage off Storrs St. Display your GSA car decal. Free parking in garage is not available on Tuesdays-Thursdays from Jan – June. Volunteers are still needed on those dates. During that time frame, parking can be found off Prince St. (which is the small one way road by the Concord Auditorium) behind the Concord Library, is the Merrimack County Bank lot (with a GSA placard). Up to 3 GSA’s can park in this lot during the mid-week.

Contact GSA Kelly or Emily for directions to and into garage.

# GSAs on duty: 1-2

Staff: this center is staffed. Have Virginia pair you with a GSA for mentor shifts.

Volunteer Opportunities: Shifts are available year-round, Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm.

Learn More about volunteering at this center by watching this video:

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MONADNOCK / SUNAPEE REGION




MONADNOCK TRAVEL COUNCIL – GREATER KEENE AND PETERBOROUGH CHAMBER

Shifts are currently not available

www.keenechamber.com
603-352-1303

Keene Location: 48 Central Square, Keene

Parking: a few free spots available on Court Street, north of the Senior Center. Metered parking (10 hour meters) at Gilbo Ave. lot.

# of GSAs: 1 – if a couple would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Staff: onsite

Volunteer Opportunities: Shifts are available Year Round, Closed Saturday & Sunday and Federal Holidays
May-October: Wednesday – Friday, 11am-2pm; 12pm-3pm; 1pm-4pm

Perks: Free mug at 10 hours, and a free hat at 20 hours. More perks such as gift cards can be handed out as needed, probably around 30, 50, 100 hours etc. tbd


HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF CHESHIRE COUNTY

Shifts are currently not available.

Center Manager: Rick Swanson
devdir@hsccnh.org
https://hsccnh.org/

246 Main St, Keene

Parking: parking lot behind the building

# of GSAs: Depends on the event

Volunteer opportunities: Periodic events, office hours and events will be posted as needed



LAKE SUNAPEE REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Center Manager: Ashlee Rowley
admin@lakesunapeeregionchamber.com
www.lakesunapeeregionchamber.com

328 Main Street, New London
603-526-6575

Parking: free in lot next to info booth

# of GSAs: 1 – if a couple would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Staff: onsite

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts are available Daily 10:00-12:00 pm and 12:00-3:00 pm. You may sign up for either one or both shifts.

Duties: Greeting visitors, & answering phone. May be asked to help with some administrative tasks for events, like name badges, registrations… or light computer work. Task work is optional and will be done in the visitor center.

Volunteer Amenities: small refrigerator and microwave.

GSAs are also invited to volunteer at several of the Chamber’s events: the Black Fly Open, Strawberry Festival, Chamber Night, and the League of NH Craftsmen’s Fair.

Learn More about volunteering at this center by watching this video:



SUTTON STATE WELCOME CENTER

Shifts are not open at this time

NH Division of Travel and Tourism
Center Manager: Carin LaValley Carin.D.Lavalley@livefree.nh.gov
www.visitnh.gov

DTTD office: 271-2665;
Onsite: 603-927-4907

I-89 SB, 2 miles south of Exit 10, Sutton, NH

Parking: Park in lot south of entrance

Number of GSAs: 1 – if a couple would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts are available Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays: 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm

Volunteer amenities: breakroom, microwave, refrigerator – restaurants & stores in walking distance

Busiest times are Saturday and Sunday.

 



LEBANON STATE WELCOME CENTER

NH Division of Travel and Tourism
Center Manager: Carin LaValley

Carin.D.Lavalley@livefree.nh.gov
www.visitnh.gov

DTTD office: 271-2665
Onsite: 603-448-2409

I-89 SB, one mile south of Exit 20, Lebanon

Parking: onsite

# of GSAs: 1 – if a couple would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts are available Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays: 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm

Volunteer amenities: break room with microwave & refrigerator

Busiest times are Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.



SPRINGFIELD STATE WELCOME CENTER

NH Division of Travel and Tourism
Center Manager: Carin LaValley Carin.D.Lavalley@livefree.nh.gov
www.visitnh.gov

DTTD office: 271-2665
Onsite: 603-763-9684

I-89 NB, 2 miles after exit 12A, Springfield

Parking: onsite

# of GSAs: 1 – if a couple would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts are available daily: 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm

Volunteer amenities: break room with microwave & refrigerator.

Busiest times are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

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SEACOAST REGION

BEDROCK GARDENS

Greeter/garden sitter shifts closed during the winter season, currently open

Center Manager: Deb Nugent
bedrockgardensnh@gmail.com | ddteag1@comcast.net
www.bedrockgardens.org
603-659-2993

Parking: onsite free parking lot

# of GSAs: depends on the event and/or shift

Volunteer Opportunities: Shifts are available during the May-October season.

Sign up: https://signup.com/go/Mttcdho

45 High Road, Lee NH


THE CHAMBER COLLABORATIVE OF GREATER PORTSMOUTH

The Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth
Center Manager: Michelle Davis
Michelle@portsmouthcollaborative.org
www.GoPortsmouthNH.com
www.ChamberCollaborative.org
603-610-5510

500 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Parking: Free parking onsite

# of GSAs: 1 – if a couple would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Staff: onsite

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts available Tuesday-Friday: 10:30-2:30 pm

 


MOFFATT-LADD HOUSE & GARDEN

Shifts are open at this new center

Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden
Center Manager: Stephanie Rohwer Hewson
info@moffattladd.org
www.moffattladd.org
603-430-7968

154 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Parking: Parking is available at 182 Market Street. The driveway is located between the Moffatt-Ladd House (there’s a high grey fence above a stone wall on the MLH side) and the blue house located at 182 Market. Come up the driveway and we have the last 4 spots on the left and the last 2 on the right. All are marked MLH/NSCDA-NH parking only. We will give you a parking pass to display in your windshield at your first shift.

# of GSAs: 1 – if a couple or 2 friends would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Staff: onsite

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts available Monday: Mondays 1:30-4:30, Tuesdays 11-2 and 1:30-4:30, Wednesdays 11-2 and 1:30-4:30



HAMPTON BEACH VISITOR CENTER**

Event shifts only

Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce
Center Manager: Sherrill Ayles
sherrill@hamptonchamber.com
www.hamptonchamber.com
603-926-8718

47 Winnacunnet Rd

# of GSAs: depends on event

Volunteer Opportunities: Shifts are available at the Hampton Beach & Brew; Children’s Festival, and Hampton Beach Seafood Festival as well as other events. Watch newsletter for info on how to sign up.



SEABROOK STATE WELCOME CENTER

NH Division of Travel and Tourism
Center Manager: Andrew Normandy Andrew.S.Normandy@livefree.nh.gov
www.visitnh.gov
DTTD office: 271-2665
Onsite: 474-5211

I-95 Northbound on the NH/MA border before Exit 1

Parking: Park in front lot

# GSAs on duty: 2

Staff: This center is staffed. Staff is available for mentoring.

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts are available Daily: 9:00-12:00 pm, 12:00-3:00 pm, and 3:00-6:00 pm. Onsite staff.

There is a real need for volunteers Friday afternoons through Saturday afternoons!!

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LAKES REGION



TILTON VISITOR CENTER

No shifts are available at this time

Lakes Region Tourism Association
Center Manager: Kim Sperry
ksperry@lakesregion.org
www.lakesregion.org
286-8008

Just off Exit 20 – 61 Laconia Road, Route 3, Tilton
In Franklin Savings Bank building behind Tilt’n Diner

Parking: free lot onsite

# GSAs on duty: 1

Staff: this center is staffed. Staff available for mentor shifts or call to be paired with a GSA.

Volunteer Opportunities: Shifts are available year-round in their Tilton office Monday-Friday 9am-4pm and Saturday 10:30-2pm

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WHITE MOUNTAINS & GRAND NORTH REGION


CANNON MOUNTAIN TRAMWAY INFORMATION BOOTH

Shifts available Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Call Kelly if you sign up.

Center Manager: Sandy Porter, Tram Supervisor
alexander.s.porter@dncr.nh.gov
260 Tramway Drive
Franconia NH 03580cann
603-823-8800 ext. 725
https://www.cannonmt.com/things-to-do/attractions/tram

Exit 34B

Parking: park in the main lot

#GSAs on duty: 1-2 (ask for second person)

Staff: This center is mostly staffed. You can mentor with staff. Once you are trained, there is more shift availability.

Busiest times are Fri-Sun.


NEW ENGLAND SKI MUSEUM, Franconia

Shifts are available on weekends and as needed. Make arrangements directly with the museum

Center Manager: Kay Kerr
kaykerr1936@gmail.com or staff@skimuseum.org
135 Tramway Drive
Franconia, NH 03580
603-823-7177
http://newenglandskimuseum.org

Exit 34B

Parking: park in the main lot

#GSA on duty: 1-2

Staff: This center is mostly staffed. GSAs would only be alone in instance of covering vacations / meetings etc.

Busiest times are weekends.



WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST – GATEWAY Exit 32 & HQ Exit 27

Center Manager: Matt Yeremian
myeramian@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.usda.gov/whitemountain

Gateway: Just off Exit 32 of I-93. 200 Kancamaugus Highway, Woodstock
Headquarters: Just off Exit 27 of I-93, Campton

Parking: Park in the main lot

# GSAs on duty: 1-2

Staff: these centers are staffed. Staff available to mentor or call to be paired with a GSA.

Onsite staff. Please make every effort to sign up at least one week in advance. These centers are closed on Federal Holidays.

Volunteer Opportunities at Exit 27:  Please note that HQ is mostly administrative visitors.
You can sign up on the GSA calendars Monday-Friday: 8:00-11:00, 11:00-2:00, 2:00-4:30

Volunteer Opportunities at Exit 32: 9am-12:30pm and 12:30-3:30pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday



LITTLETON STATE WELCOME CENTER

NH Division of Travel and Tourism
Center Manager: Andrew Normandy Andrew.S.Normandy@livefree.nh.gov
www.visitnh.gov
DTTD office: 271-2665; Onsite: 603-444-0125

I-93, Exit 44, Littleton NH

Parking: in main lot south of building

# GSAs on duty: 1 – if a couple would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Staff: this center is staffed. Staff available to mentor.

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts available Fridays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm; Saturdays, 10:00-1:00 pm am and 1:00-4:00 pm; Sundays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm. Closed Mon-Thurs due to staffing shortages.

Busiest times are Saturday and Sunday.



N. CONWAY / INTERVALE STATE WELCOME CENTER

NH Division of Travel and Tourism
Center Manager: MAndrew Normandy Andrew.S.Normandy@livefree.nh.gov
www.visitnh.gov
DTTD office: 271-2665
Onsite:603-356-2769

Route 16, North Conway, NH

Parking: park in main lot near end

# GSAs on duty: 1 – if a couple would like to serve together, let Kelly or Emily know and we can make arrangements for that.

Staff: this center is staffed. Staff available to mentor.

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts available daily: 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm

Busiest times are Saturday and Sunday.



COLEBROOK WELCOME CENTER

No shifts are available at this time

NH Division of Travel and Tourism
Center Manager: Andrew Normandy Andrew.S.Normandy@livefree.nh.gov
www.visitnh.gov
(603) 237-5390

Rt 3 North

Volunteer opportunities: Shifts available Thursdays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm; Fridays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm; Saturdays, 10:00-1:00 pm am and 1:00-4:00 pm; Sundays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm; Mondays, 10:00-1:00 pm and 1:00-4:00 pm

Busiest times are weekends.

 

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