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Opportunity Description:
Spend the summer in the mountains! We are looking for volunteers to serve as campground hosts for the 60-site Chisos Basin Campground in Big Bend National Park for July and August. Duties include enforcing campground regulations, checking compliance with fee payment, and helping visitors learn about the recreational opportunities and resources in the park. No housing is available; the park provides a full hook-up trailer pad in the campground. The campground is located at 5400' elevation in the Chisos Mountains, a beautiful and remote area. There are a restuarant and small camper store nearby. Terlingua, 25 miles away, has several small grocery stores. Alpine, 100 miles away, is the nearest town with more amenities. For more information, contact Iffy Khan at 432-477-2392.

We have immediate openings for restaurant managers and employees at the
Creek Marina on the Blue Mesa Reservoir near Gunnison, Colorado. The
start immediately and run until about mid-September, and include a
full-hookup RV
site and a monthly salary. Call
Jim Hall at 360-820-5727 (evenings) or email him at
Posted on: 06/15/2009
Camp Host US Volunteer
Dear Bill,
We currently have an opening for a camp host or couple for our
campgrounds on Mt.
Lemmon near Tucson, AZ (which are at altitude and fairly cool during
the summer).
This position is seasonal, and comes with an RV space plus hourly
wages. The position
is open immediately. The only restriction is that the camp host site
cannot accommodate
an RV much longer than 30 feet.
If interested, please email Larry Silvis at [email protected]. Emails
with a good
description of relevant experience will be considered first. Given the
volume of
responses we received to our last job posting, Larry may not be able to
return everyone's

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Volunteers Wanted Total Messages - 32 Post
Camp Hosts Wanted
The IDNR also has openings for campground hosts at many state-run
campgrounds. Hosts are paid $1/day and receive free camping for the length
of their stay. Hosts are expected to check campers in and out and help
answer general questions from campers. For more information on the host
program, call Barb Foster at 217/785-8129.

Remember: Contacts are good anytime and should be utilized if one is interested.
Posted by: reporter Date: 08/25/2008


A Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP) application is required for all volunteer
positions. Some positions usually require a time commitment, training, and
background check. Training is provided unless otherwise noted. Apply online
at www.volunteer.gov/gov, or e-mail or write to request an application:

ATTN: Volunteer Coordinator
Rocky Mountain National Park
1000 Highway 36
Estes Park, CO 80517

Join the Park Volunteer Team
Be part a great team and make a difference!

Posted by: www.volunteer.gov Date: 09/19/2008


Want to Join Us?

Visitor Service and Education

Resource Preservation

Camp Host

Recreational Ride Program

Service Projects

Catoctin's Expanded Home Page
Catoctin Mountain Park is looking for people who care about our natural
and cultural resources and who care about people. Fulfilling our National
Park Service mission of preserving the natural and cultural resoruces
unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations is an exciting
challenge. We can't do it alone! We need your help in keeping Catoctin a
very special place for our visitors of today and tomorrow.

If you're interested in becoming part of our preservation team, review the
opportunities listed on the left, and join us in meeting the challenge.
Call our Volunteer Coordinator at (301) 663-9388 for information.

Posted by: Volunteer Corrdinator Date: 09/19/2008


Camp Host Needed in Greenbrier State Park, MD
Greenbrier State Park,located near Hagerstown Maryland, is looking for
volunteer Camp Hosts. The Park features a 44-acre, mountain stream-fed
lake and a 165-site campground. The Camp Host sites have full hook-ups.
We are about 1 1/2 hours away from Washington D.C. and Baltimore, so there
is always something to see and do.
For more information, please contact us at 301-791-4656.

Posted by: Mary Jo Bartles Date: 09/26/2008


Camp host wanted at Wyoming rv park
I am the owner of Peter D'S RV Park in Sheridan Wyoming and I am looking
for a camp host to help out this summer in exchange for space rent.Non
smoker You can see the park at www.wyomingrvpark.com You can contact me at
[email protected]

Posted by: Peter Schutte Date: 05/01/2009


Hosts Needed at Lums Pond State Park, Bear, DE
Lums Pond State Park is located in Bear, Delaware. Hosts needed for 2009
season (March 1-November 30). Hosts are required to work 24 hours per week.
Site includes full hookup. Hosts may work in campground, park
office,maintenance, or boat house; all duties include some maintenance.
Would prefer hosts with 3 month commitment.

Posted by: Volunteer Coordinator Date: 03/01/2009


NW Washington Area
NW WA area will be my RV home for the next few summers. I would love to
camp host and be helpful to other visitors coming to the area. I am an
experienced camp person and teacher and artist in my retired life.

Posted by: Coit Date: 05/30/2009


Campground Host needed in South Georgia
Towns Bluff RV Park and Campground is looking for an honest, hardworking
and friendly couple to serve as volunteer camp hosts for the summer months
and possibly beyond. We are a small, quiet, county-maintained park located
in the piney woods of South Georgia on the banks of the Altamaha River,
near Hazlehurst, Georgia. We offer a free hookup site with power, water,
sewer and laundry in exchange for Host duties. Starting May 1, 2009,
duties would include greeting and registering campers, cleaning restrooms,
checking the day-use area of the park and others as needed. Two days off
are provided. Check our website, www.townsbluff.com for more information
about the park. Contact Park Managers at 912-379-9303 or
[email protected] if interested.

Posted by: Ann Bookhardt Date: 05/01/2009


Like Animals
New volunteer opportunities: (1)
Gardener for Grounds
Canine Partners For Life
Cochranville, Pennsylvania, United States

Posted by: camp host Date: 02/23/2009


Wanted: Camp Host
The city of Storm Lake, Iowa, is looking for a couple to work with us this
summer. It is pretty easy work. It does get busy the three holiday weekends
and fairly busy on regular weekends. We help each other out when it is
busy. Woman does the office work. Man does the outside stuff with very
little lawn work, no electric, plumbing, or repairs to speak of. You do
have to do the restrooms, but they are not hard to clean as most people are
pretty good. Free site with pad, elec and WiFi, plus wages for all hours
worked. Hours do vary some. May ?until just after Labor Day holiday.
Beautiful campground on Storm Lake great walleye fishing. Very friendly
people who stay with us; we have made allot of good friends here. If you
like meeting new people, fishing, biking riding, walking, sitting around
the fire, having a drink this is the place for you. E-mail resumes to
justin@stormlake.org, as he is the city contact person.
Was wondering if you could post this job opening for me.

Posted by: Justin Date: 03/03/2009


Camp Host Job
Hi, We may be interested in a useful, responsible camphost to share the
load of running our small resort on the Manistee river in northern
Michigan. Do you have some tips? Where's the best place to post an ad?
Thanks, Mike

Posted by: MIke Howlett Date: 03/03/2009


Camp host position at lake in San Diego, CA
Beautiful Lake Jennings is looking for camp hosts who can stay a minimum of
3 months. 20 minutes from beaches, Sea World and world famous Zoo. Lake
stocks 25,000 lbs of trout and 8,000 lbs of catfish. Come join our family.
619-390-1623 . www.lakejennings.org

Posted by: Hugh Marx Date: 03/08/2009


Camp Host
Wanted Camp Host (couple preferred) from Memorial Day - Labor Day 2009
Wagon Trail Ranch in La Pine Oregon
Job Details
Light maintenance of common grounds, club house, and pool, in exchange for
FREE R.V. camp site, with full hook ups, and use of facilities for the
Requirements: Criminal Background check.
For more Info contact:
Bob Mc Euin at
541-536-7686 or 541-410-3427

Location: La Pine, Oregon
Compensation: Free R.V camp site with full hook ups & use of facilities
This is at a non-profit organization.

Posted by: camphost Date: 04/20/2009


Dear Bill,
We have an immediate opening for a beachfront campground near Matagorda,
beautiful location, which you can see here
Please email Kate at [email protected] if your are interested.

Posted by: Kate Date: 04/23/2009


Interested in Willamette
Attitude is perhaps the most important qualification for being a good
campground host. Other qualifications include an interest in the outdoors
and a like of people, since visitors will be coming to you for advice on
places to go, where to find services, and with problems that might arise in
the campground. Liking people, and wanting to help, not only affects the
pleasure of campground users, but also enjoyment of being a host.

If you are interested in applying for a host position, or are interested in
more information, please contact one of our

Posted by: volunteer Date: 05/03/2009


Work Camp Host Couple - Gulf Shores, AL
Submitted Mon, 04/27/2009 - 9:56am
Azalea Acres RV Park, situated on 24 acres, just a short drive from the
Alabama Gulf Coast, is looking for a couple to camp host. The park is
located at I-10, Exit 53, Robertsdale, AL, and currently has 45 full
hook-up sites. Duties of the position will include office work, checking in
guests, answering phone calls, cleaning the building, propane sales, and
some yard work. In exchange for 25 hours a week, couple will receive FHU RV
site, WiFi, and laundry allowance. Position available on May 1, 2009.
Interested couples may send resumes to [email protected]
Website: azaleaacresrvpark.com.

Posted by: volunteer Date: 05/03/2009


in the pines) has immediate positions available for friendly, dedicated,
volunteer work campers.
Our work campers are expected to work a minimum of 4 hours a day, 5 days
per week,(a min. of 20 hrs. per week), in exchange for your full hook up
R.V. site, use of facilities, and the fantastic peacefulness of the pines
in Northern California.
Please let us know if you are interested or if you know anyone interested
in becoming a Work Camper. Work camper duties can consist of, Camp Host,
site clean up, cleaning restrooms, meeting & greeting guests, some light
campground maintenance and a variety of other jobs as the need arises.
check out our web site, WWW.LONGRAVINERESORTS.COM
The Engelstad Team
[email protected]
(530) 346-6166 Fax (530) 346-6322

Posted by: Diane ,Campground Manager Date: 05/15/2009


Campground Host
In the heart of central Virginia, this historic park offers a full array
of cultural, environmental, and recreational activities. Overnight
accommodations include a campground, group camping and climate-controlled
cabins. Enjoy swimming, fishing, boating and lakefront picnicking at
Goodwin Lake...Kathy Shrader [email protected] 804-462-5640

Posted by: volunteer Date: 05/04/2009


Opportunity Description:

Visitor center attendant to welcome visitors and provide basic introductory
tours for individuals, families and small groups. Craig Brook NFH is
located on the shore of Alamoosook Lake in mid-coast Maine, one-hour drive
from Acadia National Park. 24 hours per week on 4 days, RV hookup with
power, water and sewer hookup, free laundry on site. Uniform hat, two
shirts, jacket, hiking available on Nature Trail system available on site,
auto-free bicycling on nearby Great Pond Wildlands dirt road system. Apply
to volunteer coordinator, Edward Steenstra or [email protected] or
hatchery address by regular mail.

Posted by: Edward Steenstra Date: 05/05/2009


Opportunity Description:

Campground Hosts are needed for the Scout Mountain Campground on the
Westside Ranger District of the Caribou/Targhee National Forest. Copy &
Paste into URL:https://www.volunteer.gov/gov/uiapply.cfm?ID=9732
Scout Mountain Campground is at an elevation of 6900 feet, has 50 tent
and/or trailer sites, hiking trails, water and accessible facilities. Host
site has water, sewer, and solar power. Campground is shaded with plenty of
pine trees.

Duties include posting reservations, visitor contact, toilet cleanup, minor
maintenance and compliance monitoring.

A $19.00 a day subsistence is available.

Posted by: volunteer Date: 05/05/2009


California Camp
Dear Bill,
We have an immediate seasonal opening for camp hosts at a lakefront
campground on
Lake Piru just north of Los Angeles, CA. You can check out the web site

Please email Kelly at [email protected] if your are interested.

Posted by: Kelly Date: 05/11/2009


Volunteer Hosts Wanted
West Kootenay Park Management Inc.

For the following parks:

Martha Creek, Blanket Creek, Arrow Lakes
McDonald Creek, Rosebery, Syringa Creek
and Nancy Greene

use the contact below:

P.O. Box 2569, Revelstoke, BC, V0E 2S0
Toll Free: 1-866-937-5734

Ph: (250) 837-5734
Fax: (250) 837-5764
Email: kaegi@westkootenayparks.com

For the following parks:

Kokanee Creek, Kootenay Lake (Davis Creek &
Lost Ledge Sites), Champion Lakes and
Grohman Narrows

use the contact below:

1224 Stanley Street, Nelson, BC, V1L 1P8
Phone: (250) 825-4212
Fax: (250) 825-4293
Email: [email protected]

Posted by: Contact Date: 05/19/2009


Santa Barbara Wants Camp Hosts
Park Host contracts generally run for 90 days with the potential of two
90-day renewals, for a total not to exceed 270 days within a one-year
period. Individuals can reapply for a Host position after 3 consecutive

The tasks that our hosts perform vary from park to park, depending upon the
specific need of that park.

Host Sites in the North County:

Cachuma Lake
Jalama Beach
Miguelito Park
Nojoqui Falls Park
Santa Ynez Park
Santa Rosa Park

Host Sites in the South County:

Tucker's Grove Park
Rincon Beach Park
Goleta Beach Park
Toro Canyon Park (coming soon)

Download a host application.


Sherman Hansen

(805) 686-5097

[email protected]

Posted by: Contact Date: 05/19/2009


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Posted by: volunteer Date: 05/20/2009

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