Opportunity Details

Campground Host/Hostess Year 2020 INTEREST LIST BEING TAKEN

Sponsoring Program: Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site is looking for a campground Host, a single/couple to volunteer 5 days a week, weekends and certain holidays a must.

Campground host daily duties:
-Provide a warm friendly greeting to park's day and overnight visitors.
-Keep up-to-date on current information; avaliabilty of tours, hazardous weather.
-Instruct visitor of self pay stations (after hours payment system). Volunteers at this park will not be authorized to handle money.
-Direct overnight users to camping area and specific sites.
-Perform campsite checks twice in morning (8/10) and twice in afternoon (2/4:30).
-Clean and sanitize campground Restroom Shower Building.

Depending on applicants experiences:
-Assist Interpretive Ranger with interpretive on-site activitiies and events
-Be a Texas State Park Promoter, (must show positive and reliant desicion making to travel by oneself) to off-site locations to set up information, education and outreach booths.
-Assist with standard maintenance operations.

In exchange for a minium of 24 volunteer hours a week, the park will provide a level concrete pad campsite with 30 amp electric, water and sewage hook-ups. Wi-Fi is provided through out the park, (spotty during inclement weather). A full size refridgerator/freezer and washer & dryer at the maintenance building (1 mile from campsite).

-Applicant must have the following before a volunteer opportunity offer can be made:
1) successfully pass a Texas-performed Criminal Background Check
2) have a valid state driver license and personal vehicle
*Volunteer coordinator will inform potential volunteer of pass/fall crimainal background check and will validate your state's drivers license and history

When offer is made and accepted, the applicant will be given training with certifcate for the following:
To drive Texas owned vehicle and UTVs
A) UTV, utility terrain vehicle
B) National Safety Council's Distracted Driving Course
*Other traing oprtunities may include:
First Aid/CPR/AED
Tour Guide/Interpretive

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Website: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/seminole_canyon/

Region: Big Bend Country

Park Road 67

Comstock, TX 78837

The park borders along the Rio Grande River (Amistad National Recreation Area), no access into the canyon and private property to the east/north and west, please respect landowners-no venturing onto thier land.
There is an grade k-12th grade public school, gas/fuel station, post office and one famiy-owned resteruant in the town of Comstock,TX: 9 miles to the east.
The nearest place to purchase grocery/provisions, public library, auto mechanic/dealer, docter/hospital/denist and other amenities is Del Rio, TX: 45 miles to the east.

Minimum Age: 21

Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site

Tanya Petruney

(432) 292-4464