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.
Kelly Island is located 25 minutes outside of Idaho Falls, just past Heise Hot Springs. It hosts 14 campsites that often fill up on weekends and group site that must be reserved in advance. Main duties include recording visitor use, answering visitor questions, mowing lawns, cleaning fire pits, emptying trash cans and other general maintenance. Volunteers must demonstrate excellent communication skills and should enjoy working with the public. On average, these activities take less that three hours a day, possibly more on large weekends. Days off are Tuesdays and Wednesdays. There are full hook-ups for an RV for the hosts to utilize.The volunteer(s) will be reimbursed for approved expenses for up to $2,000 per summer.
• Campground Host • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Visitor Information • General Assistance
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A camp host (or couple) needed for April to late September, 2014. The Bureau of Land Management is seeking a host to manage Cove Recreation Site on C.J. Strike Reservoir (Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National conservation Area). This campground is located approximately 10 miles southeast of Grand View, Idaho. Work is a minimum 30 hours per week, with most duties between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. and between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Volunteers will perform an assortment of public contact, maintenance, and administrative duties. Examples of these duties include answering visitor questions, explaining fee payment procedures, educating visitors about campground rules, picking up litter, cleaning restrooms, and collecting basic visitor use data. Volunteers do not perform skilled maintenance duties.
Volunteers will live on site and provide their own lodging (i.e. RV or camp trailer). Camp-rate reimbursements will be provided, and other work related expenses will be reimbursed.
Cove Recreation Site offers water-skiing, power boating, fishing, windsurfing, sailing, swimming and bird watching.
For more information contact: Jared Fluckiger Recreation Planner, (208) 384-3342, email email@example.com Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey, BLM Boise District, 3948 Development Ave., Boise, Idaho 83705
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Volunteers will live on site and provide their own lodging (i.e. RV or camp trailer).