• Construction/Maintenance • Trail/Campground Maintenance • General Assistance
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The Mount Rogers National Recreation Area manages 11 campgrounds, 3 visitor centers, and several administrative buildings across 5 counties and 190,000 acres in southwest Virginia.
A husband and wife team could work as handyman and visitor center attendant.
Volunteers are needed to assist our staff with the maintenance and repairs of these facilities.
The duties would include a wide variety of tasks depending on the time of year and unforeseen maintenance needs. Examples of work could include carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, mowing/trimming, cleaning, garbage collection, sign maintenance, and/or brushing removal.
Work can be assigned based on experience of the volunteer and any physical limitations. A minimum of a 2 month commitment is usually desired and housing may be available. All transportation, tools, and supplies would be provided each day and volunteers would normally work along with our staff.
Housing could consist of either a full hook up campsite for volunteers with their own RV or shared housing in a 3 bedroom/1 bath facility. If housing is provided, we request a minimum of 24 hours of work per week. For additional information please contact Sue Combs at (276) 783-5196 or (800) 628-7202.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: Full hookup RV sites are available.
• Other • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Visitor Information • General Assistance
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The Palomar Ranger District on the Cleveland National Forest is seeking volunteers for trail safety patrol for the San Diego River Gorge Trail.
San Diego River Gorge Trail provides access to Cedar Creek Falls which is a popular local destination. This opportunity is ideal for volunteers who enjoy the great outdoors, hiking, and working with the public. Volunteers must have the ability to hike a minimum of six miles one to three times a week. The ability to work independently, good communication skills, ability to relate to children and adults of diverse backgrounds, a positive attitude, and good listening skills are needed.
Physical demands - lots of walking and prolonged standing. Summer daytime temperatures can often top 100 degrees in the Cedar Creek Falls Area. This should be taken into consideration for individuals with health issues affecting heat tolerance.
Your duties will include:
Educating forest visitors on the geography of the area, safety concerns while hiking the trail, as well as rules and regulations, including the requirements for a permit to visit Cedar Creek Falls.
Assisting Forest Service personnel by keeping forest visitors off the cliff closure areas.
Assisting hikers who are suffering from the effects of the trail.
For more information, contact Jose Cervantes by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 760-788-0250, ext. 73344
HOUSING & AMENITIES Description: The Forest Service will not be providing housing. Volunteers must be from the local area, and provide own transportation.
• Computers • Office/Clerical • Visitor Information • General Assistance
Shenandoah National Park's main reception desk is often the first point of contact for visitors to the Park. Volunteers provide information and assistance to walk-in visitors, mail out Park information packets, and answer phone inquiries concerning park recreational activities and natural resources. Volunteers will provide information to a diverse group of visitors.
Goal of position: To provide assistance and Park information to a greater number of Park visitors, thereby facilitating trip planning and greater visitor enjoyment of the Park.
Skills/ Knowledge Required: Volunteer should enjoy working with the public. Should have knowledge of or willingness to learn about Park natural and cultural resources and ability to communicate effectively with people of all ages. Shold be able to remain calm and courteous during occasional busy conditions.
Benefits: Volunteers will hone their reception skills as well as working with the public. In addition, volunteers will learn about many aspects of the Park’s natural and cultural resources. A uniform will be provided.
Work Location: Volunteer opportunity is located in the Park headquarters building located at 3655 US Hwy 211 East, Luray, VA 22835. This position is located outside of the Park.
Work Schedule: The Headquarters Information desk is staffed Monday - Friday 8:00 to 4:30, volunteer availability must fall in this time. Weekend hours are not available for this position.
Volunteers must be 18 years of age to perform this position.
NOTE: Please allow us to forward your application, as doing so will make it easier for other Park supervisors to see your application and contact you. We will only forward your application to other supervisors within Shenandoah National Park.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Description: Housing is not available for this opportunity.
• Construction/Maintenance • Other • General Assistance
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Come camp along the beautiful shores of Lake Tahoe amongst the pines. The Tallac Historic Site is located along the shores of South Lake Tahoe in an alpine forest (predominately Jeffrey Pine and white fir trees) at an elevation of 6,200'. The site has three prominent summer estates built in the early 1900's built by wealthy families.
Our non-profit association offers numerous tours of the buildings and grounds for two of these estates: Pope and Baldwin. This beautiful site includes lush gardens, manicured lawns, nearly 20 historic structures, a high-end workshop and four golf carts to navigate the site. We have a large group of non-profit RV volunteers who live near the site.
Amenities include a nearby free-for-use washing machine and dryer, shower, and restrooms. Power and water for volunteer couple's RV are included at a volunteer-specific campsite (not for the public). RV sites are part shade/part sun. Black and gray water dumping is available on site via blueboy waste tank. Pull up dumping is available at nearby Camp Richardson Resort for a fee. Pets are permitted.
Dates for this volunteer opportunity: May 19th through September 30th. This volunteer couple would work five days a week, six hours a day.
Primary responsibiities would include general maintenance on Baldwin and Pope Estates, cleaning public restrooms, emptying trash, operating and overseeing general maintenance of four golf carts, and off-site errands (volunteer must obtain a government driver's license to operate the USFS's pickup truck). Volunteers will be properly trained for all tasks. General maintenance experience and public contact experience are both a plus!
Come join our family of volunteers and staff that live and work/serve together in this beautiful place we call home-- Tallac Historic Site!
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Free electrical and water hook-ups; gray/black water dumping is available on site via blueboy waste tank. Pull up dumping available nearly for a fee. Free use of washing machine and dryer; shower and bathrooms are available. RV spot is in part shade/ part sun. Pets are allowed.
The Mount Rogers National Recreation Area is looking for volunteers who enjoy the outdoors to fill several campground host opportunities. The Host(s) will need to provide their own living quarters; e.g., trailer or RV, for an agreed-upon duration. The campground is open from April 1st to November 30th. Host should be in the campground and available to the public 4 to 5 days per week, including weekends and holidays. Since our peak visitor days are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, days off will be scheduled for weekdays, usually Monday, Tuesday, and/or Wednesday. Service hours are from 8 am to 4:30 pm, but Hosts may be called upon 24 hours/day if needed.
Stony Fork campground combines the beauty and tranquility of outdoors, this 51 site campground offers a peaceful setting for those looking to relax and/or looking for outdoor adventure. There are several hiking trails nearby, as well as the Interpretative Trail and the more challenging Seven Sisters Trail which lead out of the campground.
Campground Host Duties:
Have good people skills
Be responsible and neat in appearance
Greet visitors and help them get oriented to the area
Inform visitors of rules and regulations
The Host(s) must be physically able to:
Perform such tasks as raking, shoveling, mopping and sweeping
Perform minor maintenance
Inspect the campground
Keep simple maintenance records
Monitor area use
Occasionally fill out forms
Clean the restrooms/bathhouses on a daily basis
Host(s) will represent the Forest Service in public contacts, providing information and directions, and reporting vandalism and other problems to Forest Service personnel. All necessary tools, supplies, and safety equipment will be provided by the Forest Service, along with appropriate training.
Stony Fork campground is a perfect choice for a volunteer who wants a beautiful mountain setting while also having the convenience of cell coverage and a full service town nearby. In addition, hosts will be provided a campsite free of charge. The campground host sites offer water, 30 AMP electric service, and sewer hookup. Hosts are provided with a land line phone and fax machine for communication and receiving reservation updates. Satellite TV is available if you have your own service. Internet is not available in the campground without a Wi-Fi card for your computer.
For additional information, please contact Sue Combs or Janida Bonham at (276) 783-5196 or (800) 628-7202.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: RV site with full hookups is available within the campground.
• Office/Clerical • Other • Visitor Information • General Assistance
Dates: “Needed ASAP” through November 30, 2019
Volunteer Park host couple will work a 4 day on and 4 day off work week, approximately 20 to 25 hours per week. When on duty, they will ensure that gates are opened at 8:00 AM and closed at the appropriate time as instructed. On Saturday, Sunday and holidays, one member of the host couple must be in the gatehouse for approximately five (5) hours each day, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. They will distribute information, post the dam generation schedule, check out volleyball and horseshoe equipment, and manage the usage of shelters by "Paid Reservation Groups". On the morning of a reservation the hosts will post a reserved sign for either shelter "A" or "B" in front of the appropriate shelter to inform the general public. They will also be required to drive through the park and ensure compliance with park rules and check for vandalism. Riverside is a federal fee area, park hosts will check for fee compliance but will not be collecting fees. This area offers two shelters, picnic areas, boat ramp, trails and a popular disc golf course. (Listed 04/24/2019)
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: A campsite will be provided with electricity (50 amp), water, and sewage in exchange for a 20 to 25 hour work week at a popular area near the Dam.
One position for a campground host for Black River Harbor Campground, located 14 miles north of Ironwood, Michigan along the shoreline of Lake Superior. Camp host receives a full hook up campsite (50 amp electric, water, and provide their own trailer/RV.) The host will be responsible for helping to maintain the campground, maintaining toilets, assisting in management of the reservation system in place for 23 campsites available on recreation.gov, and welcome and provide visitors with information about the area.
Black River Harbor Campground and Recreation Area features spectacular waterfalls, scenic hiking trails, one of the area’s fee access points to Lake Superior, a day use area, and a historic pavilion built by the Civilian Conservation Corp that can be reserved through recreation.gov. The 39-site campground, day-use area, and pavilion are operated from May 15 through September 30, 2019.
A campground host represents the “eyes and ears” of the Forest Service. A host is to be courteous, helpful, enthusiastic, and expected to be visible and to positively convey the recreation facility rules as necessary. The campground host is expected to serve as a role model to visitors by maintaining a clean, uncluttered campsite. In addition, the campground host is expected to possess the following skills:
Campground Host must possess good communication skills, demonstrate courteousness, and display a helpful attitude to all visitors, even under stressful situations.
The Host must be in good health and physical condition in order to complete physical activities such as mowing, cleaning, and picking up trash.
The Host must be comfortable using equipment, including, but not limited to riding mowers, string trimmers, and leaf blowers.
The Host must maintain a good working relationship with fellow employees, governmental agency representatives, and the visiting public.
The Host must become familiar with local points of interest, nearby facilities, local rules, and regulations.
The Host must provide own self-contained living unit.
Typical duties include:
Cleaning of the four vault toilets located in the campground on a daily basis.
Cleaning/checking campsites when campers leave the site at the end of their stay. Picking up litter, cleaning fire rings (removing garbage and ash) and making sure the picnic tables are cleaned as needed.
Completing a daily site occupancy form.
Providing campers with information if requested. Referring questions you are unable to answer and problems that occur to Forest Service recreation staff for clarification.
Other duties, as agreed upon, can also be accomplished.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: The Host must provide own self-contained living unit.
• Other • Trail/Campground Maintenance
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The Hat Creek Ranger District Visitor Services Team is looking for a motivated person with landscaping and maintenance skills, to help us with the Old Station Visitor Center and Discovery Garden. The visitor center and garden, is a spectacular place to spend your time.
Discovery Garden has strolling gravel walkways that take you from planting bed to panting bed. The garden has focused on native plants but you will find a few of your favorites, intermingled in the beds. The garden includes a lawn area, a rock fountain and mature trees.
The visitor center is an A-frame building with a large wraparound deck, a restroom, picnic tables and a paved parking lot. The grounds are beautiful and are well used by forest visitors in the spring, summer and fall months. The grounds keeping tasks run from April to November for 20-30 hours per week with a flexible schedule.
Landscaping and maintenance duties include:
Garden care and cleanup:
Pine needle removal
Replanting or thinning, as needed
Garden Watering (most on soaker hoses and timers)
Light to moderate carpentry-sign building, bulletin board building, fence building
Other duties as assigned
The successful candidate will need the following qualifications & physical requirements:
Valid state driver’s license
Work both indoors and outdoors in various conditions
• Construction/Maintenance • Other • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Back Country/Wilderness • General Assistance
-preparing carsonites with graphics and lettering and installing the carsonite posts at predetermined locations.
-The BLM will provide tools, PPE and training; however volunteers would need to provide their own 4 wheel drive, high clearence vehicle, food, water, and be prepared for extreme weather and/or road conditions.
• Conservation Education • Office/Clerical • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • General Assistance
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Our RV pad volunteers are asked to staff our air-conditioned museum and visitor center information desk for 32 hours per week. The time can be split between couples. Volunteers make daily contact with our visitors and provide basic information about the park through friendly conversation and/or providing brochures. Basic information includes hours of operations, schedule of programs on weekends, and info about upcoming special events. Other duties include basic cash register operations, promoting our Junior Ranger program, and providing basic historical knowledge of Fort Caroline and the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. There are also opportunities for project based assignments, and participation in demonstrating historic weapons.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Pad is 30' x 16' with plenty of room to overhang the front and back. Full hookups with sewer, water, and electricity. Electric has 50/30/20 amp options. Road to RV area is gravel with about 15 feet of clearance. Washer and Dryer access included. Shopping centers are near and park is close to major highways.
• Conservation Education • Office/Clerical • Visitor Information • Back Country/Wilderness • General Assistance
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Job Title: Wilderness Desk / Trailhead Volunteer
Supervisor: Kings Canyon Supervisory Park Ranger
Goal: To provide backpacking information to visitors and protect the park wilderness.
Location & Dates: Grant Grove Visitor Center, Kings Canyon National Park, May 20 to September 5 (Dates are flexible) Please note, this position does not provide housing and candidates need to live within commuting distance of the Grant Grove area to be considered.
Issue wilderness permits and collect fees.
Educate park visitors on Leave-No-Trace and wilderness ethics.
Educate park visitors on safely traveling in bear country.
Assist park visitors with trip planning.
Educate stock users on current regulations.
Actively participate in training opportunities provided.
Complete other duties or tasks as may be mutually agreed upon.
Qualifications:We are looking for a volunteer who has an interest in wilderness and hiking, and who likes to work with the public. Some backpacking and hiking skills are beneficial in disseminating appropriate information to visitors. Local knowledge of the area is also beneficial. Good communication skills and the ability to work independently are essential.
Benefits to Volunteer: Personal enrichment and experience working in a spectacular national park setting. Job training and experience in working with the public and an opportunity to interact with park staff and visitors of varying backgrounds and experiences.
Training: Volunteer will receive orientation and training in wilderness operations, radio communications, safe food storage, bear management and other topics.
Working Conditions: The volunteer in this position will work at least one 8 hour shift per week. Volunteer uniforms will be provided. The volunteer will be under a surety bond and trained in the sale of permits and the collection of fees. THERE IS NO HOUSING AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION.
Area: This position is located in the Grant Grove area of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. The volunteer will work in the Grant Grove Visitor Center.The city of Fresno is a one hour drive from Grant Grove.
The National Park Service is an Equal Opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be made solely on the basis of merit, fitness, and qualifications without regard to race, sex, color, creed, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, non-disqualifying handicap conditions, or any other non-merit factors.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Other Description: THERE IS NO HOUSING AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION. THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR LOCAL VOLUNTEERS WHO LIVE WITHIN COMMUTING DISTANCE OF THE PARK.
• Construction/Maintenance • Conservation Education • Office/Clerical • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • General Assistance • Weed/Invasive Species Control
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Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge is a haven for both wildlife and people in the Texas Hill Country. With over 25,000 acres of prairies and woodlands, this sanctuary is managed for two endangered songbirds, the black-capped vireo and the golden-cheeked warbler, but is also home to an abundance of other birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians.
Volunteers play a vital role in the maintenance and visitor services programs at the refuge. Volunteers directly affect the quality and success of refuge operations; visitors’ safety, comfort, and enjoyment; and the public’s understanding and image of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Opportunity for 1 Maintenance RV Volunteer OR 1 Maintenance AND 1 Visitor Services RV Volunteer Couple from August through October 2019
Maintenance Volunteer: The refuge seeks a general maintenance volunteer who will assist the refuge with upkeep of refuge facilities and equipment. Ideal candidates should have experience operating power tools, maintenance equipment, carpentry skills, and/or plumbing skills. Volunteers will be relied upon to help with mowing, maintaining trails, and general upkeep of public use facilities which includes cleaning restrooms.
Visitor Services Volunteer: Visitor Services duties include staffing the visitor center, conducting tours and educational programs, providing interpretive services such as working special events, restocking brochures, cleaning the interior and exterior of public areas including restroom facilities, and some office work. Additional duties may vary depending on individual interest, skills, and talents.
Training is provided to teach volunteers refuge rules and regulations and how safely perform maintenance duties. Volunteers who are flexible and have positive attitudes typically have excellent experiences working in the maintenance and visitor services departments. Volunteers must have the ability to work effectively with people of various perspectives and have patience and tact with visitors.
Housing: An RV pad with electrical, water, and sewer is provided in exchange for 24 hours/week of service. Laundry facilities provided on site. WiFi is not available at the RV sites, but previous RV volunteers have been successful using their own WiFi hotspots.
Local Information: Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge headquarters is located 5 miles west of Lago Vista, Texas situated near several Hill Country communities where local restaurants, shopping, and fun are only a 20-30 minute drive from your RV site. We are located 45 minutes northwest from Austin, the live music capital of the world.
A minimum of 3 months is preferred and longer commitments (up to 6 months) will be considered. Flexible on start and end dates.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Covered and uncovered RV sites are available with full hookups for couples and individuals that can give 24 hours each per week. Use of on-site laundry and gym is available. WiFi is not available at the RV sites, but previous RV volunteers have been successful using their own WiFi hotspots.
• Botany • Conservation Education • Visitor Information • Fish/Wildlife • General Assistance • Weed/Invasive Species Control
Contact hikers on trail.
Disseminate information on local flora/fauna, trail conditions, proper wilderness and Leave No Trace (LNT) protocols, and safety issues.
Answer visitor questions.
Use two-way radio to report potental hazards and emergency situations.
Notify park dispatch immediately by radio in case of any emergency.
Assist with gathering trail information for use by park managers.
Keep count of visitor contacts and inform supervisor of patterns of visitor use and any unusual conditions observed.
Attend safety tailgate sessions, ensure safe work practices at all times, and actively promote workplace safety.
Continue to expand knowledge of park resources through a variety of sources (reading, websites, and on-the-job training).
Ability to work independently, good communication skills, interest in natural and cultural history, and ability to walk several miles a day on a variety of terrain. Knowledge of languages in addition to English is desirable.
Opportunities are available in the Grant Grove and Cedar Grove areas of Kings Canyon National Park and in the Giant Forest/Lodgepole and Mineral King areas of Sequoia National Park.
NOTE: Housing is not provided for Trail Trekker volunteers who must live within commuting distance of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Description: Housing not available for this opportunity. Candidates must live within commuting distance of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.
This is an intermittent volunteer opportunity. Housing is not included.
Become a MeadoWatch citizen science volunteer, and help researchers learn about the effects of climate change on subalpine meadows in Mount Rainier National Park! Volunteers will hike trail transects intermittently throughout the summer, recording the flowers they observe growing, blooming, and setting seed at designated points along the way.
Volunteers will work with the supervisor to determine a schedule that matches the park's needs with the volunteer's availability. Volunteers may work 1-3 days at a time intermittently throughout the summer.
Volunteer Training: Training for MeadoWatch volunteers is set for Saturday, June 8, 2019. Beginning Meadow Rover training is held on the same date.
• Construction/Maintenance • Other • Soil/Watershed • General Assistance • Weed/Invasive Species Control
Looking For Fall/Winter (October 2020 -Dec 2020) Volunteers!
Refuge Information: From desert bighorn sheep to the endangered southwestern willow flycatcher, birds and other animals at Havasu National Wildlife Refuge rely on the life-giving waters of the lower Colorado River. The refuge protects 30 river miles--300 miles of shoreline--from Needles, California, to Lake Havasu City, Arizona. The majority of the refuge's 37,000+ acres are located in Arizona. The refuge office is located in Needles, California, while the refuge maintenance office is located a short distance away in Mohave Valley, Arizona.
Help Wanted: The refuge is currently seeking volunteers for October to December 2020 to assist with grounds, facilities, vehicles, and equipment maintenance. Volunteers must have a willingness to become knowledgeable about the refuge and its management programs. The refuge will provide uniforms and training. Volunteers will be involved in physically active work and should possess the ability to work stooping, bending, kneeling, lifting, standing, and with ladders. A valid drivers license and successful completion of an online defensive driving course is required to operate government vehicles.
Minimum Requirements For Resident Volunteers : Provide own self-contained recreational vehicle; volunteer for a minimum of 3 months, preference will be given to volunteers willing to commit to 3 months; volunteer season dates run October - March (6 months) or October - December (3 months) and January - March (3 months); couples must be willing to contribute 24 hours per week per individual or 32 hours per week for single residents; and be willing to perform assigned duties. Hours will typically be 8 hours per day, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (with 1/2 hour for lunch), for 3 consecutive days. Normal work days are Monday - Wednesday or Wednesday - Friday.
Job Description: Volunteer works with refuge staff, other volunteers, and student interns. Primary duties include: litter clean up, fencing, restroom cleaning, vehicle maintenance, boat and trailer maintenance, painting, and construction projects. Carpentry and mechanical skills are a plus, as is the ability to use hand and power tools. A government vehicle is provided for official use. There may be occasional opportunity for heavy equipment and boat operation for volunteers possessing the necessary experience and required certifications. Periodically there will also be opportunity to assist with non-maintenance related projects such as tree planting, environmental education, and refuge events.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: 2 RV sites with water, sewer, electric (30/50 amp, 220 v) hook ups and overhead sun shades located in Needles, CA. Other on-site amenities include a volunteer building with free laundry facilities and a full sized refrigerator and freezer which are shared with the other RV site occupants.
• Conservation Education • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • Science • General Assistance
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This is an intermittent volunteer opportunity. Housing is not included.
Goal: Meadow Rovers improve protection of the subalpine meadows at Paradise and Sunrise through visitor education.
Make safety the highest priority in the conduct of all duties.
Actively promote understanding of and compliance with NPS regulations regarding use of the meadows (stay on trails, no flower picking, no pets on trails, no littering, etc.) Provide visitors with positive resource education messages.
Provide information to visitors on a wide range of topics, including trails, flowers, wildlife, climbing, etc.
Provide emergency assistance as needed, using park radio to call for help if necessary.
Good communication skills and a genuine enjoyment of people.
Maturity, a positive attitude, and the ability to think on your feet.
General knowledge of park resources and regulations, and the desire to continue learning and applying new knowledge.
Ability to work independently.
Good physical condition for walking and hiking at elevations above 5000 feet at Paradise and above 6000 feet at Sunrise.
• Trail/Campground Maintenance • General Assistance
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Riffle Run Campground – Facility Maintenance Volunteer:
Volunteers will perform various light duty maintenance work to include: cleaning restrooms, cleaning grills and grounds. This campground is located 3 miles off Exit 79, Interstate 79. (Updated 04/30/2019)
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Volunteers are required to provide 20 hours per week service in exchange for a free campsite with electric, water, and sewer hookups.
• Other • Trail/Campground Maintenance • General Assistance
Fiddleneck Day-Use Area/Summer Positions Only:
There are two camp host sites within the Fiddleneck Day-Use Area. This location also features boat ramps, disc golf courses, and picnic areas. Visitation in the summer is high due to the lakes recreational attraction. During the winter months visitation is lower and usually consists of sportsmen and anglers. Volunteers are needed for 3 to 4 month terms that include 20 to 25 hours per week of service. Volunteers ensure that the beauty of New Hogan Lake is preserved for park guests by performing minor maintenance responsibilities. These responsibilities can include, litter pick up, cleaning of park signs, the emptying of fire pits, and other duties. Applicants could be asked to assist the New Hogan staff in educating park guests through the use of booths and special one day events. In the event that other positions are not filled these volunteers may be put in charge of guaranteeing that reservation cards are placed on campsites before guests arrive. (Updated 04/30/2019)
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: In exchange for volunteer services hosts will be provided with, an RV site, electricity, water, and sewage at no charge. The host is required to maintain a telephone at their own expense.
To perform various light duty maintenance work to include: painting, staining; light carpentry work (repair/replace rotted or damaged boards on privies, shelters, picnic tables, etc.); pruning, weeding flowerbeds, planting and watering trees/shrubs; etc. (Updated 04/30/2019)
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Volunteers are required to provide 20 hours per week service in exchange for a free campsite with full hookups.