Opportunity Details

Mission Tejas State Park - General Park Host 2019

Sponsoring Program: Mission Tejas State Park

We have a need for a motivated volunteer/volunteers to Park Host for 2019!


Mission Tejas State Park is seeking energetic, friendly, and outgoing park hosts to assist in all aspects of park operations. Previous park host experience preferred, but not required. Mission Tejas State Park is open to the visiting public year round. Park hosts should expect to work weekends and holidays. Hosts are a vital part of the park's operation.  As park hosts, you will have the opportunity to meet new people and help visitors to have a memorable experience.  Park Hosts will assist park staff with the day-to-day operations of Mission Tejas State Park.  Duties include campsite checks, general cleaning of facilities (restrooms and campsites), grounds maintenance, including but not limited to mowing, removing trash, painting, assisting park staff by providing quality customer service, operating our NEW museum, and various small projects as needed in the park. There are also opportunities to assist with park interpretive and outreach programs.


In exchange for a minimum of 24 hours per week of work (per campsite/couple) park hosts will be provided with a full hook-up campsite (Water/Sewer/Electric-50/30 amp). Wi-Fi is available within the park.  Verizon and T-Mobile cell service work best in the park, other carriers have limited or no signal.  Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old. Criminal Background Checks are required for all persons living/staying in a host site. Park owned vehicles are available to park hosts for the performance of host duties.  Please contact host coordinator Dawn Gilbert, 936-687-2394, if you would like to join our staff in preserving and conserving the natural and cultural resources of Mission Tejas State Park while providing quality customer service in a beautiful, friendly, and serene park setting.

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) 687-2394

There is limited cell phone signal in the park, Verizon and T-Mobile receive the most reception. A washing machine and dryer are also available for park host.