Spend your time in beautiful Santa Fe National Forest! The Santa Fe National Forest covers 1.6 million acres in the heart of north central New Mexico. Within the forest borders are lush meadows, miles of conifer trees, and a dormant volcano with a 15-mile wide crater (Valles Caldera National Preserve). Visitors can enjoy camping, fishing, hiking and many other outdoor recreation activities. Residents can maintain their traditional and cultural uses of the national forest and forest products. The highest point in the Santa Fe National Forest is the summit of Truchas Peak located in the Pecos Wilderness 13,103 feet. At the lowest altitude, the SFNF is 6,000 feet.
Serving as a campground host(s) involves acting in a professional manner to greet campers, helping campers find their campsites, relayin campground rules, posting group campground reservations, disseminatin information on camping and hiking, cleaning restrooms and fire pits, performin light raking, picking up trash, and conducting similar duties as needed.
The host site has propane, electric, sewer, and water.
Please submit an application through volunteer.gov/gov AND three references.
Hosts will work 5 days (weekends included) with 2 days off during the week.
A weekly reimbursement of $50/week will be provided to the host/host couple.
Start and ending dates for hosting are an approximation and will depend on the weather. May 1-Oct. 3, 2015.