• Campground Host • Conservation Education • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • General Assistance
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CAMPGROUND HOST: Positions are located at Indian Creek Campground, Alpine County, California. Volunteers work 5-6 months within this timeframe.
As a Campground Host, you will typically be expected to greet campers; give directions, answer questions, and hand out pamphlets if available; help campers feel at home; perform minor maintenance and inspect the campground; clean and/or stock restrooms; keep some records; and occasionally fill out forms. A Host must work well with people, be personable and neat in appearance. BLM volunteer uniform provided. You may be required to be on-site five days per week, especially on weekends and heavy use holidays. A Host must generally be physically able to perform some raking, shoveling and sweeping. The most important job as a Campground Host is to provide an enjoyable camping experience for the public. The Host is the first and sometimes the only contact with campground users.
A campsite will be provided. Must have own trailer. Electricity, water and sewer (dump station) provided. Up to four positions, late April - mid October 2015. Bureau of Land Management - Sierra Front Field Office
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: RV pads with water and electricity.
• Other • Tour Guide/Interpretation
Sand Island Recreation Area is located along the San Juan River, just outside the small town of Bluff, UT.The recreation area has a campground, picnic area, and is the primary boat launch and check-in location for San Juan River float trips.Sand Island Ranger Station is located at Sand Island Recreation Area and is the operational base for visitor contact and resource monitoring for the San Juan River.<p>
Position: Volunteer River Ranger Assistants perform compliance checks on permits and the equipment of private and commercial boaters at launch areas along the San Juan River; provide interpretive and resource protection information to boaters; accompany river rangers on rafting patrols; assist with campsite inventory and monitoring; perform clean-up and light maintenance along the river and at launch areas; perform vehicle shuttles, and assist rangers in managing the campground at Sand Island.<p>
Skills & Requirements: Communications skills; good physical condition; ability to work outdoors in hot weather; valid driver’s license and good driving record; ability to tow a trailer. <p>
Term: Flexible, March through September. A minimum, six week commitment is preferred (5 days, 40 hours per week).<p>
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Bunk House Description: Housing Availablity: Shared housing is provided at Sand Island in a 3-bedroom modular home, with private bedrooms; and a shared kitchen, common area and bathroom.
Burley BLM Field Office is in need of a camp host. May 1, 2014, through September 15, 2014. Lud Drexler Park is a small BLM campground with 20 campsites, located 7 miles west of Rogerson, Idaho. Camp host major duties would include: Welcoming visitors and providing information about fees, rules and regulations, and other general information; keeping track of who camps where through license plate numbers/vehicle description and length of stay; making sure everyone at the fee site has paid their fees, but would not include collecting money; light maintenance (painting, mowing, weeding, keeping sites neat and clean); making sure drip irrigation and drinking water is system is working properly; and monitoring of chlorine level and making adjustments to chlorine level of drinking water system. Contact Dennis Thompson in the Burley BLM Field Office at (208) 677-6664 for more information.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: Campground host will need to provide their own camping trailer to live in while on duty at the park. A campsite for the host is provided.
Volunteers will generally be assigned to a specific location (Sandstone Quarry, High Lost Creek/Willow Springs, and Pine Creek) or as a “rover”, who will stop at each parking lot while driving around the loop. Each location will be assigned at least two volunteers. While at these locations the Ambassador will provide information to the public upon request. The Ambassador, at their option, may wish to hike a portion of some trails to observe visitor activity, check for trash accumulation and in general make contact with visitors in these areas. If the Ambassador wishes, they can pick up the trash they find and dispose of it. The Ambassador will maintain a tally of customers serviced and submit a report at the end of the shift, leaving the report with the receptionist or at the receptionist’s desk.
Job Description: Greet visitors and provide them with information about Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, area attractions, and Las Vegas general information Duties:Become familiar with the natural, cultural, and recreational resources of the area so that you can provide visitors with descriptions and information about the trails, picnic areas, scenic drive, geology, plants, and animals. Distribute literature to visitors. Use trail photo books to enhance information provided to visitors. Restock brochures, permits, and lost and found forms; leave note for any required reorder with the desk supervisor. Clean the listening wands and check videos for sound quality. Refer BLM policy inquiries or emergency situations to BLM staff member. Training: Volunteer Orientation, Desk OrientationTime Commitment: 4 hours per month
• Botany • Visitor Information • General Assistance • Weed/Invasive Species Control
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Job Description:Assist with care of all landscaping within Visitor Center complex. Remove invasive species and care for existing, native plant life. Assist with approved seed collection and plant propagation program. Provide information to Red Rock Canyon visitors on an as-needed basis. Will work in close cooperation with University of Nevada – Master Gardeners. Qualifications:Knowledge of Mojave Desert native plants. Ability to work and communicate with a diverse group of people. Ability to carry 25 pounds and move over uneven terrain in extreme temperature ranges. Training: Volunteer Orientation; CPR/First Aid; additional training as determined by team leaderTime Commitment: 2 days (12 to 14 hours total) per month.
Job Description:Trail maintenance and design within General Management Plan guidelines; area rehabilitation and improvement; graffiti removal; smaller construction projects.Qualifications:Physically able to move over uneven terrain in extreme temperature ranges. Ability to safely carry 25 pounds. General construction knowledge and/or willingness to learn. Ability to work and communicate with a diverse group of people. Training: Volunteer Orientation; CPR/First Aid; Equipment Operation; Radio Instruction; Defensive Driving (if operating government vehicles); specialized trail maintenance classes as available.Time Commitment: One or two days per month, generally weekends.
Job Description: Hike the trail of the NCA. Observe and report any problems to the Volunteer Coordinator using the volunteer report form. Training Required: New Volunteer Orientation, Desert Survival, Map Reading, Personal Safety Training Suggested: First Aid/CPR
• Campground Host • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Visitor Information • General Assistance
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Roseburg Oregon BLM seek campground hosts for our Summer of 2015 season. The season goes from in mid-March until early November We offer a covered FHU site including propane, stipend, golf cart, washer/dryer, training, and all tools/equipment. We ask for daily restroom and campsite cleaning, litter pickup, and leaf blowing. BLM handles all money and computer work.
Roseburg BLM administers 7 top quality campgrounds, some of which feature reservable pavilions and camp spaces.
For more campground information, please visit http://www.blm.gov/or/districts/roseburg/recreation/
In Roseburg, you can climb a mountain, raft a river or catch a salmon in some of the most picturesque areas of the Pacific Northwest. It is a part of a water wonderland crowned by the world famous Umpqua River. The gentle climate creates limitless recreational opportunities among lush forests and cascading waterfalls. The lakes, rivers and reservoirs of Douglas County provide ample boating and fishing settings, especially on the beautiful North Umpqua, a river that's famous among anglers. The North Umpqua offers fishing opportunities for trout, salmon, bass, and is one of the world's only rivers with a native run of summer steelhead.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: We provide covered full hook up site, you provide RV
• Conservation Education • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information
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POSITIONS AVAILABLE most of 2015, typically 3 month minimum.
Become a tidepool guide, information desk attendant, and a wildlife interpreter at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area!
POSITION OVERVIEW:Hosts assist visitors of all age with emphasis on helping visitors to form connections with the site’s natural and cultural resources. Visitor safety and resource protection are key elements. Trailer/RV pads with FHU and ocean views are provided.TIME: Jan/Feb, April/May/June, and September/October/November and October/November/December 2015. Interpretive Hosts contribute approximately 25 hours per week; working five, 5-hour days with two consecutive days off.
• Hosts greet visitors and provide interpretation at the interpretive center
• Hosts provide point (on-the-spot) interpretation at wildlife observation areas. Emphasis changes according to the season and tides, but may include gray whales, harbor seals, tidepool life, and seabirds.
• All hosts must demonstrate excellent customer service skills, show a willingness to work with, and get along with a variety of co-workers and visitors of all ages.
• A basic knowledge of interpretive techniques, Western US history, and wildlife is helpful, but training will be provided.
• Hosts must be able to climb and descend the 130 steps down to the tidepools.
AREA INFORMATION:Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area is a 100-acre day-use area managed by the Bureau of Land Management (Department of Interior). The park is located on a prominent headland just three miles north of Newport, on Oregon’s scenic central coast. Up to 65,000 seabirds nest seasonally on the headland’s cliffs and near-shore rocks. Gray whales, harbor seals and a multitude of intertidal creatures are also visible much of the year. The Yaquina Head Lighthouse has been functioning as an aid to navigation since 1873. The site is open year-round during daylight hours. Visitation is over 340,000 per year.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: 3 RV pads with 30/50 and 110, water and sewer, partial ocean view
• Archaeology • Botany • Campground Host • Conservation Education • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • Back Country/Wilderness • General Assistance • Weed/Invasive Species Control
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This host position will require the daily opening and closing of gates at the San Pedro House, Murray Springs Clovis Site and the Millville Site at the official time of sunrise and sunset (stipend available for mileage reimbursement). Cleaning and maintenance of three public restrooms. Perform basic maintenance such as picking up trash, weeding and trimming as needed and other maintenance needs as observed and assigned. It will also include assisting the Friends of the San Pedro River on general duties such as filling bird feeders.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Site has an RV pad that is OFF-THE-GRID. Propane, water and sewer are provided. However, the host's RV or trailer MUST BE FULLY SELF-CONTAINED, with solar power or possess MINIMAL electrical requirements.
• Campground Host • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Visitor Information • General Assistance • Weed/Invasive Species Control
Campground Volunteer Hosts needed from April through November. Duties include cleaning of restrooms, fire ring clean out when needed and campground trash clean up when needed. Visitor contact skills include giving directions, posted rule questions and surrounding area information. Weekly watering of the trees. This is a small rustic campround with no water. Busiest times are spring and fall. Total of 43 sites and 3 restrooms. Host site is located near the creek. *RV is required*
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: In exchange for their services, campground volunteers are provided a RV site and a monthly stipend.
Campground hosts needed from May through Ocotber 31. Duties may include campground clean up, simple painting, restroom cleaning, fire ring clean out, tree trimming, public contacts and other similar light maintenance. Campground has 49 sites with five restrooms. Busiest times are September and October. We ask for a minimum of a four month commitment, however a full season is most desirable. *RV is required*
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: RV campsite with water and sewage. A small monthly stipend.
• Campground Host • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Visitor Information • Weed/Invasive Species Control
Campground Hosts needed each season from mid April to the end of October (7months). Duties include cappground cleanup, restroom cleaning, fire ring clean out, public contacts and other similar light maintenance. Host site sits alone and overlooks the entire campground and Crowley Lake. Campground has a dump station and 47 sites with four restrooms. Busiest time is opening day (fishing opener) and 4th of July weekend. For photos please visit the website provided. *RV is required*
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: RV site with water and a great view of Crowley Lake.
Campground hosts needed from September to mid May each season. Duites include processing all recycle items (you keep the proceeds), cleaning of the restrooms daily, campground trash pick up when needed, daily public contacts. This is our busiest winter campground, thousands of people come to the Eastern Sierra area to boulder and climb. Campground has 72 sites with two restrooms. Busiest times are Nov-Dec and March-April. No drinking water is available. *RV is required*
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: RV site overlooking the campground
• Construction/Maintenance • Computers • Conservation Education • Historical Preservation • Pest/Disease Control • Office/Clerical • Other • Soil/Watershed • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Visitor Information • Natural Resources Planning • General Assistance • Weed/Invasive Species Control
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Summary: The maintenance program at Pompeys Pillar involves a myriad of duties and activities. Pompeys Pillar National Monument (PPNM) hosts its own water treatment facility, septic systems, ground source heating, grounds crews, etc. Thus folks involved in maintenance and operations might participate in a carpentry, plumbing, and mechanical project in the same day as well as help clean facilities, drive a tractor, etc. All required training and on-site certifications for use of equipment, etc. will be provided.
Term of Appointment: The Maintenace Volunteer is appointed for up to a 12 month term that is renewable each calendar year.
Supervision: The Maintenance Volunteer reports to the volunteer coordinator, Maintenance Lead, Monument Manager, or other PPHA/BLM designee.
Support: The Maintenance Volunteer receives support, guidance, and encouragement from the PPHA Board of Directors and BLM staff.
Responsibilities: - Assist with all maintenance operations including building, fixing, limited utility work. - Supports grounds keeping and landscaping including mowing, gardening, fence repair, etc. - Repair of equipment including tools, vehicles, etc. - Restocking merchandise when needed - Basic Maintenance such as checking and cleaning restrooms when needed - Performing duties as needed - Staffing Interpretive center as needed
Qualifications: - Ability to work with a wide variety of people with diverse backgrounds and ages - Understanding of Pompeys Pillar and its cultural and natural significance is a plus - Experience in basic maintenance and mechanical work a plus - Enthusiastic, friendly, positive attitude - Experience using computers such as databases and internet is a plus - Ability to follow policies and procedures - Use of basic audio visual equipment
Required Learning Opportunities: Training will be provided
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer Description: There is no on-site housing. However there is limited space for personal trailers with limited hook-ups (water and electricity). There are affordable rental properties (homes and apartments) within 10 miles of the site. There are also trailer parks between Billings, MT and the Monument.
• Archaeology • Botany • Campground Host • Conservation Education • Historical Preservation • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Visitor Information • Back Country/Wilderness • General Assistance • Weed/Invasive Species Control
Host will be caretaking the historic townsite of Fairbank, AZ. (4 buildings) Duties include the maintenance of 2 restrooms in the general vicinity. Trash will be removed to the dumpster that is provided on site. Weeding during the rainy season will be expected as well as general cleaning of the site.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: RV pad is provided which includes electric power and propane.