Opportunity Details

Park Host - LBJ State Park & Historic Site

Sponsoring Program: LBJ State Park & Historic Site (includes Sauer Beckmann Living History Farm)

Live and work in the beautiful Texas Hill Country! LBJ State Park and Historic Site is located in Stonewall, Texas, about halfway between Johnson City and Fredericksburg on HWY290. We are a day-use only park with no overnight camping. The park is home to the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm, a swimming pool, part of the Texas Longhorn herd, a bison herd, historic cabins from the 1800s, and 2.5 miles of nature trails. We are located across the Pedernales River from the LBJ Ranch.

Park Hosts can assist in various areas of our operation.

SAUER-BECKMANN LIVING HISTORY FARM:
Farm Park Hosts can assist in a wide variety of areas.

Opportunities include:
-interpretation (including informal visitor contacts, school groups, or formal tours)
-assisting with special events
-cooking over a wood-burning stove
-blacksmithing
-sewing (clothes, aprons, quilts, etc)
-knitting
-gardening
-animal care
-behind the scenes maintenance, organization, administrative, support
-AND MORE!


MAINTENANCE:
Maintenance volunteers help staff keep the park beautiful!

Opportunities include:
-trail maintenance
-painting
-minor repairs
-landscaping & gardening
-carpentry
-plumbing
-AND MORE!

Other projects can vary depending on the park's current needs and the skills of the volunteer.

PARK STORE/VISITOR CENTER
Visitor center volunteers assist our Customer Service team with desk & park store operations.

Opportunities include:
-customer service
-interpretation
-decorating
-inventory & tagging of goods
-organization
-AND MORE!



In exchange for 24 hours per week per site, Park Hosts are given a full hook up RV site. Hosts generally work three days per week. We require a two month minimum stay, preferred three month stay. There may be times where circumstances will require additional hours (during special events, for example).

***Please note that ALL park hosts that will host any time between September 2017 and August 2018 will be required to assist with car counter surveys. These will be included within your 24 hour work week but will fall outside of the hours of park operation.***

We currently have the following availability:
May - September 2018
April - December 2019

When you sign up for this opportunity, please e-mail Nina Cardenas (nina.cardenas@tpwd.texas.gov) with the months you are interested in and which area you would prefer to volunteer in.

Website: http://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/lyndon-b-johnson

Facility: Lyndon B Johnson SP and Sauer Beckmann Living History Farm

Region: Hill Country

P.O. Box 238

Stonewall, TX 78671

(830) 644-2252 x224

Facility: Lyndon B Johnson SP and Sauer Beckmann Living History Farm

Minimum Age: 18

LBJ State Park & Historic Site (includes Sauer Beckmann Living History Farm)

Nina Cardenas

(830) 644-2252 x224

Four host sites available. Prefer a three month minimum commitment.