• Construction/Maintenance • Other • Trail/Campground Maintenance • General Assistance • Weed/Invasive Species Control
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A volunteer is needed to assist with maintenance at the Osceola National Forest during the summer season. Maintenance is needed in minor projects, sign posts, light carpentry and other work as needed around the forest. Driving record required to obtain federal license to drive a vehicle if coming from out of state. Prefer experience working at a federal agency if possible. Experience working at recreation facilities also helpful.
Requirements include carpentry skills, valid driver's license, and the ability to use hand tools.
Volunteer would provide assistance for 25 hours per week in exchange for a free campsite with full hook ups, equipment and propane reimbursement. The winter season begins in October through March or April.
The Osceola National Forest is located about 45 minutes from Jacksonville with population of 1 million, 40 minutes to Gainesville and the University of Florida, 20 minutes to Lake City with full amenities and with the Nature Coast Corridor including the Suwanee River Valley. Plenty of state parks, rivers and springs, ocean beach access, and cultural amenities are nearby.
Fill out an application at volunteer.gov or visit our website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/osceola
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: Campsites have full hook-up, water, sewer, electric, propane reimbursement, use of golf cart, may use Forest Service vehicle pending driving record check.