• Campground Host • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Visitor Information • General Assistance
Live, work and play in scenic Moab, UT! Home of red rock and blue skies, Moab is an adventure mecca, offering hiking, biking, climbing, river rafting, 4-wheel driving, scenic drives and much more.
Hosts are currently needed for two (2) or more months from approximately August 30 - November 2, 2019 (dates somewhat flexible)at Horsetheif Campground on SR 313 and Hittle Bottom Campground on SR 128. Both are scenic state routes!
Moab offers the quaintness of a small town, yet with full range of amenities and services. Moab is the base camp for exploring millions of acres of breath-taking BLM lands, as well as Arches and Canyonlands national parks, Dead Horse Point State Park, and the La Sal Mountains. Serve a minimum of two months up to the entire season (March-October).
LOCATION: Hosts manage popular BLM Campgrounds located along stunning scenic by-ways including Hwy 128 (Colorado Riverway), Hwy 279, Hwy 313, and the Canyon Rims and Kane Creek roads.
Housing/Facilities: Hosts provide and reside in their own RV or trailer. No hook-ups available. Showers, water and ice available at Moab BLM office. Hosts provide their own functioning transport vehicle for campground needs (official mileage is reimbursed) and obtaining personal provisions.
Electricity & Propane: No electric or propane available (solar works well). Host provide their own solar or propane/generators (operating hours 8am-8 pm). Portable solar units may be available from the BLM office.Heating for early spring and late fall nights and air conditioning/cooling system for May through September are highly desirable.
Water: No water on-site. Water, ice and showers are available at the Moab Office (30-50 gallon containers and pumps may be provided).
Sewer: Vaults at camp host site for sewer/gray & black water. All campgrounds have vault toilets (no flush toilets).
Terrain: Canyons and mesas (elevation 4000-6000 feet). Cottonwoods & oaks along rivers: pinyon-junipers on mesas. Some campgrounds have more shade than others.
Temperatures: Spring and fall day temperatures range from 60-70s and nights from 40-50 degrees. Summers range from 90-100 degrees during the day with nighttime temperatures between 50-70 degrees.
Precipitation: Average annual rainfall is 10 inches. Much of this is from quick moving storms and light winter snowfalls.
Public Contact: Hosts provide camping assistance and area information to visitors; advise visitors about rules and regulations; and alert law enforcement about emergencies, unsafe conditions, or infractions. (No law enforcement duties.) Hosts present professional, neat appearance to the public and wear BLM t-shirts or vests & hats (provided).
Cleaning: Restock vault toilets with toilet paper. Pick-up litter. Perform light maintenance as needed.
Schedule: Reside at campground seven days a week--typically work Thursdays through Mondays; off Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Work hours: 8 hours per day/ 5 days a week. (am and pm duties).
Abilities: Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Able to serve independently with minimal supervision. Able to walk or stand for campground rounds and lift 20 lbs. if needed.
Reimbursement $20/day for each 8-hour service day (5 days a week). Minimum two month commitment for reimbursement.
Submit Volunteer.gov application. Couples submit separate applications for each person.
Provide two recent work or volunteer position references.
Daytime phone interview. Provide your phone numbers for weekdays and weekends.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: Volunteers provide their own RV or camper. No water, propane or electricity hook-ups available. Sewer vaults provided at site. Water and showers available at the BLM office in Moab. Portable solar units recommended. Enjoy the outdoor life!