Sponsoring Program: Bastrop State Park
Availability from April through November
Come join our team and experience life beneath the pines at Bastrop State Park! Spend your Spring and/or Summer in the scenic Lost Pines of Bastrop and help contribute to your Texas State Parks.
Willing and eager with a can-do attitude? Then we want you! Bastrop State Park is looking for motivated couples or individuals to come enjoy the wonderful smell of loblolly pines while helping our superior park staff with daily park needs.
Park Hosts assist in many aspects of park operations from maintenance, cleaning, visitor assistance, and interpretive programming.
Ideal team members will have a positive and friendly attitude, a willingness to interact with visitors, good communication skills, and be capable of being flexible.
The host position is for 2 to 6 months and requires at least 25 hours of volunteer work per week. In exchange for those hours we will provide you with a full hookup site (50 amp) at no charge! We also provide access to a washer and dryer facility! Also enjoy wonderful shopping and dining experiences in historic downtown Bastrop as it is only a five minute drive away from the park! With nearby cities of Austin and San Antonio that provide other day off opportunities! And Austin Airport is only a 20 minute drive away!
Duties of the Park Host
- Clean and maintain bathrooms
- Oversee and maintain their campground loop, which includes but is not limited to trash pick up of entire loop, cleaning out fire rings, mowing/weedeating entire camping loop and de-weeding tent pads
- Assist with historic CCC cabin cleaning
- Assist visitors
- Split wood.
Other Duties Include but are not Limited To:
- Assist with grounds maintenance of park
- Assist with interpretive tours/hikes and programs
- Assist with miscellaneous tasks, projects and programs.
Minimum 25 hours a week with mainly days off other than weekends. Must be willing and capable of cleaning bathrooms and cabins. Applicants need to be available at least 2 consecutive months and will have the option to stay up to 6 months.
Must be at least 18 years old and must pass a criminal background check.