Opportunity Details

2019 Goose Island State Park Kayak Guide Volunteer

Sponsoring Program: Goose Island State Park

Kayak guides lead public kayak programs at Goose Island State Park. These programs typically take place on Fridays & Saturdays, and other days and times available at interpreters discretion. Kayak guides must be able to swim, kayak in moderate winds for 1-3 hours comfortably, and tow another kayak if needed. Guides must be comfortable having pleasant and welcoming interactions with the public, providing basic paddling instruction and safety procedures, and maintaining park kayaks and equipment. Guides must be willing to commit to multiple programs through summer 2019.

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

Region: Gulf Coast

202 S. Palmetto Street

Rockport, TX 78382

(361) 729-2858

Minimum Age: 18

Goose Island State Park

Sarah Nordlof

(361) 729-2858

Applicants should be capable paddlers who are comfortable in/on the water, able to tow another kayak if needed, and are comfortable teaching and interacting with visitors. Kayak programs last 3-4 hours and cover 1-5 miles. Volunteers must be able to paddle a kayak for this duration and through variable weather conditions.