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John H. Kerr Reservoir is on the Virginia & North Carolina border: Park Host/Palmer Point Park:
Dates: June 2014 through September/October 2014.
John H. Kerr Reservoir is a massive 50,000 acre lake located near Boydton, Virginia and extends 39 miles up the Roanoke River along 900 miles of wooded shoreline that stretches across three counties in Virginia and three in North Carolina. Throughout the Kerr Lake area, you can find opportunities to boat, fish, camp, swim, picnic, hike, and hunt. The Corps of Engineers operate four campgrounds and numerous day-use facilities for boat launching, swimming and picnicking. Intensive wildlife management techniques are also employed in twenty-six developed areas, consisting of over 10,000 acres of land. These areas provide opportunities for hunting, hiking, and wildlife watching. Palmer Point Park is a small day use recreation area which features a boat launch, swimming beach, day use shelter, vault toilets and some of the best sunsets on the entire lake! Volunteer hours include 9AM – 6PM each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (including the Monday of Memorial Day weekend, Friday July 4th and the Monday of Labor day weekend). Major duties include greeting the public and providing customer service. Work inside fee booth, inform park visitors about the $4 day use fee and collect money. Provide monetary change (volunteer funds will be used to provide change). Answer telephone and radio calls. (Updated 08/26/2014)
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Volunteer will reside at the Park Attendant campsite directly adjacent to the gate house. Free electricity, water and sewer will be provided.