Opportunity Details

Interpretive Volunteer

Sponsoring Program: Mission Tejas State Park

Mission Tejas State Park is seeking enthusiastic, friendly, and outgoing individuals to assist the park with Interpretive (Ranger) programs. There are opportunities to lead nature walks, history hikes, and various other programs. There will also be opportunities to assist with outdoor educational events such as archery, fishing, and geocaching. There is also a need for assistance with school fieldtrips throughout the year.


Preferred experience would include some knowledge of flora and fauna indigenous to the Pineywoods region of Texas, although anything can be learned. Experience presenting to groups and ability to hike trail for 1-2 hours at a time. Most programs take place on weekends at various times. There is the ability to make your own schedule, you can even create your own programs if desired.


Please consider a fulfilling opportunity giving back to our community by joining the Mission Tejas State Park team!


Contact the park at 936-687-2394, if you have any questions or if you would like assistance applying. We may be out in the park working so please leave a message if you get our answering machine. Follow-up emails directed to Jared.Shamburger@tpwd.texas.gov are encouraged.

Website: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/

Region: Pineywoods

120 State Park Road 44

Grapeland, TX 75844

(936) 687-2394

Minimum Age: 18

Mission Tejas State Park

Jared Shamburger

(936) 687-4474

You will be allowed to make your own schedule and choose what interest you.