The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests' Lee Ranger District is looking for volunteer Campground Hosts at Trout Pond Recreation Area . Trout Pond is a popular destination camping and fishing spot. Trout Pond Recreation Area boasts two beautiful lakes: Rock Cliff Lake and Trout Pond, a swim beach, playground and access to hiking trails.
Trout Pond Recreation Area is located near Lost River, West Virginia, a 2-hour drive from Washington DC. We ask our Hosts to spend a minimum of 1 month at this facility.
Campground Host Duties:
Provide visitor information
Welcome visitors and assist them in checking into their sites
Clean restrooms as needed
Open and close area gates each day
Perform minor maintenance as needed
Campground Hosts are asked to work 5 days a week for a total of approximately 25-32 hours per week. Hosts are given 2 days off in a row to enjoy the area.
Duties can vary depending on individual preferences and abilities and are agreed to in writing prior to the Host's arrival. Forest Service campgrounds on the Lee District offer campground hosts electric, water, sewer and telephone hookups. Also available are flush toilets with hot-water showers, parking spurs that can accommodate RV's up to approximately 36-40 feet and a sewage dump station. Volunteers need to provide their own trailer or RV.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Host sites have full hook-ups. Pad accommodates RVs up to approximately 36-40 feet