Want to spend the warm season in the cool pines? The beautiful Prescott National Forest is accepting applications for Campground Host Volunteer near Prescott, Arizona. Host position will be filled with individual/couple who have their own accommodation (RV/Camper/Motorhome) to live in on site. Being a Forest Service host is fun and rewarding!
Duties: Greet visitors; provide information (regulations, recreational opportunities in the area, directions, where to make camping reservations, etc.); be visible to the public (wear volunteer uniform and present a positive image of the Forest Service); perform routine cleaning and maintenance; clean restrooms, grills, picnic tables, fire ring; rake horseshoe, volley ball, and badmitten courts; pick up litter within facility boundaries; maintain visitation logs; complete/submit needed supply and maintenance request and other forms; extinguish and then report abandoned campfires; report regulation violations to Forest Service personnel. Duties may include opening and closing entrance gates at adjacent facilities.
Qualifications: Applicants must be able to communicate in a professional, pleasant, and respectful manner with forest visitors/campers and Forest Service personnel; walk on uneven terrain at high altitudes (above 6,000 ft); lift 30-50 pounds; use shovels, rakes, brooms, and common cleaning supplies; safely drive golf cart (not available for all locations), current driver license, good driving record, and proof of vehicle/RV insurance required. A background check is required upon arrival which includes fingerprints and voluntary release form(s). Pets permitted with proper documentation, and rules apply. In addition to an application, please submit at least 3 professional/personal references.
NOTE: The host site has no electric or water on site. Host only has a sewer hook up to the septic holding tank. Water is available approximately 2 miles (one way) on gravel roads and a neighboring camp ground.
More information about this opportunity at:
Upper Wolf Creek Group Campground (6,100’ elevation)