• Construction/Maintenance • Other • Soil/Watershed • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Visitor Information • Fish/Wildlife • General Assistance • Weed/Invasive Species Control
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Volunteers will assist the Refuge with day-to-day operations of this 125,000-acre coastal marsh refuge. Most duties involve upkeep of nine recreation areas, public restrooms, and the refuge office site. The refuge receives over 300,000 visits each year from visitors who fish, hunt, observe and photograph nature, and hike trails.
Duties include daily litter pick-up, cutting and removing crab strings from docks, weed eating, mowing, painting, carpentry, cleaning/stocking public restrooms at the Wetland Walkway, brochure distribution to kiosks, traffic counter data collection, sign installation, assisting with SW LA NWR Complex events, and other duties as opportunities/needs arise.
A minimum of 24 hours of service for each individual per week is required. Refuge has three sites with full hookups, including electricity, water and sewer. Commitment of at least 3 months is preferred. A valid state driver’s license is required to operate government vehicles. References are required and contacted. Friendly, well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: 3 RV pads with full hookups electric, water, and sewer.