Mount Shasta/McCloud, California The Shasta-McCloud Management Unit (SMMU) is looking for motivated and responsible individuals or couples to serve as volunteer campground hosts at our beautiful and most popular campgrounds during the season. Many of our previous volunteer hosts have found the experience to be rewarding in numerous ways and often return year after year.
The positions require the hosts to volunteer a minimum of 24 hours per week, but may be asked to do a bit more; flexibility is a must. Coverage on weekends and holidays is essential unless previously arranged with Recreation Staff. Being a campground host requires a friendly and helpful disposition as well as the ability to acquire knowledge of the unit and share it with visitors.
The primary duty of the Campground Host is to answer visitors’ questions and/or direct them to the Ranger District Office. Other important duties of the position include checking payment stubs for compliance, removing old ones, placing reservation placards on sites, mitigation of minor violations such as noise, unruly pets, etc. Host will be identify serious violations and report them to the District offices or to law enforcement depending on severity. The host will be required to give occupancy updates to the District Offices when visitor traffic is heavy. Additional tasks include clean-up of sites ranging from pine needle and cone removal to the litter left behind by campers. Volunteer(s) is encouraged and welcomed to assist recreation staff in trash and restroom clean-up.
You must have your own trailer or camper and possess a valid state identification. Propane refills and reimbursements may be available (please email or call the listed contact for more information on reimbursements).
On the McCloud Ranger District, Cattle Camp and Fowlers are two of the most aesthetically popular campgrounds on the Unit. They are located adjacent to the McCloud River which boasts three of the most scenic waterfalls in the United States. There is a multi-use trail that begins at Lower Falls and winds its way along the river for 15 miles. Both of these campgrounds have vault toilets, water, garbage pick-up, and over 30 sites apiece. None of our sites offer electricity, television, or dump stations. Typical season is from mid-April to mid-November.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: You must have your own trailer or camper.