Opportunity Details

Park Host - Village Creek State Park

Sponsoring Program: Village Creek State Park

Enjoy the amazing diversity of plants and wildlife while hosting at beautiful Village Creek State Park. Hosts will help park staff with a variety of duties in exchange for a free full hook-up (water, sewer, 50amp) campsite during their tenure as a host. Village Creek State Park is located in Lumberton, Texas, just 10 miles North of Beaumont in the East Texas Pineywooods. Required duties of Park Hosts: * Represent TPWD in a positive manner *Comply with all park regulations and safety guidelines *Clean and maintain public areas in park including campsites and bathrooms *Oversee and maintain camping loops -Assist Visitors -Make rounds of camping loops between 5 - 10 PM -Lock and secure gate at 10 PM -Let staff know of campers arriving after hours by 8 AM the following day. -Clean out fire rings -Remove trash Other Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: *Assist with grounds maintenance of park *Assist front office staff *Assist with miscellaneous tasks, projects, and programs *Assist with interpretive tours/hikes, and special events We understand that Park Hosts each have different sets of skills and will try to match you with your skills and interests when possible. *Please apply to this posting through this website *Must be 18 years of age or older *Must complete an interview with park staff *Must pass a Criminal Background Check (zero cost to you) *Once accepted, must log all hours in online VMS monthly *Minimum of 24 hours a week with days off other than weekends *Applicants must be able to host at this location for a minimum of 1 month with option to stay up to 6 months *Hosts shall never perform law enforcement duties

Website: www.tpwd.state.tx.us

Facility: Village Creek State Park

Region: Pineywoods

P.O. Box 8565

8854 Park Road 74

Lumberton, TX 77657

409- 755-7322

Minimum Age: 18

Village Creek State Park

Kathy Smith

(409) 755-7322

Park Hosts must be requested and approved by Park Superintendent prior to being added to Host Schedule.