Opportunity Details

Choke Canyon State Park - Park Host - Interpretive/Nature Center Complex Volunteer

Sponsoring Program: Choke Canyon State Park

Major Duties:

Represent TPWD State Parks in a positive manner and supplement the work of park staff.

- Support interpretive ranger during their interpretive events and with assembling materials for interpretive programs.

Provide structured and roving interpretation, including:

- Lead/assist with guided hikes for the visiting public, including school field trip groups. Hikes will include information about the park''s flora and fauna and about the history of its development and cultural resources.

- Provide general information and assistance to park visitors.

- Assist in running the Nature Center and Gym complex to give the public educational opportunities. This may include minimal custodial upkeep of these areas.


- Passion for Texas State Parks.

- Knowledge and interest in park''s natural and cultural resources and willingness to continue learning.

- Experience working in a classroom setting or working with young people strongly preferred.

- Experience with public speaking and ability to effectively communicate with public, other volunteers, and staff.

- Essential opportunity functions require walking or standing for extended periods of time.

- Criminal background check clearance.

Time Commitment:
- 24 hour work week (flexible)
- A minimum of a three month stay, maximum of 12 months.

- Free stay in a water/electric campsite
- 24 hour work week
- Knowledge that you are stewarding and protecting Texas State Parks for use today and by future generations.
- Training in interpretation and access to resources and tools to continue to learn about the dynamic natural and cultural resources of the park.

Website: http://www.tpwd.texas.gov.us/spdest/findadest/parks/choke_canyon/

Region: South Texas Plains

358 Recreation Road 8

Calliham, TX 78007


Minimum Age: 18

Choke Canyon State Park

Hannah Schulze

(361) 436-2613