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12 week internship, May-August. Intern will participate in Resource and Harvest monitoring activities with the Corpus Christi Ecosystem team.


Program: Coastal Fisheries Region 2

Contact Person: Brian Bartram

Contact Phone: (361) 729-2328

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Volunteers are needed to help teach a Basic Fishing clinic at Ft Parker State Park.

Volunteers will teach fishing ethics, regulations, basic tackle, rods and reels, casting practice, knot tying, baits and lures, tackle boxes and equipment, fish handling, fish identification, and waterside fishing.

Saturday, August 27, 2022
9am - 1pm
Please arrive 30 minutes prior and plan to stay for clean-up.

Masks and social distancing are encouraged.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Lon Brown

Contact Phone: (903) 390-8033

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Volunteers are needed to help teach a Basic Fishing clinic at Ft Parker State Park.

Volunteers will teach fishing ethics, regulations, basic tackle, rods and reels, casting practice, knot tying, baits and lures, tackle boxes and equipment, fish handling, fish identification, and waterside fishing.

Saturday, May 28, 2022
9am - 1pm
Please arrive 30 minutes prior and plan to stay for clean-up.

Masks and social distancing are encouraged.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Lon Brown

Contact Phone: (903) 390-8033

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Please help us provide fishing themed games and activities to our visitors. We will be offering assistance to those fishing as well as activites such as fish identification, knot tying, fish printing, and a casting game.

When signing up, please let us know which activity you are interested in helping with.

Activites will be held 8am - 11am.


Program: Bonham State Park

Contact Person: Jason Schooley

Contact Phone: (903) 583-5022

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Help teach the basics of fishing and fly fishing to families at various stations and assist families during the fishing derby around the pond.

Date: Saturday, June 4th, 2022
Time: 8am - 12pm (Fishing derby 10:30am - 11:30am only)

1. Backyard Bass Casting
2. Fish ID & Habitat Map
3. Rules and Regulations (Outdoor App). With a Game Warden.
4. Fly Fishing & Tying
5. Fishing Derby (10:30am-11:30am)
6. Awards 11:30am -12pm


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Vincent Lecca

Contact Phone: (512) 210-9142

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Volunteers are needed to help Basic Angler skills at a public event at the Jimmy Burke Event Center in the City of Deer Park June 30, 2021.

Location:
Jimmy Burke Activity Center
500 W 13th Street
Deer Park TX, 77856

Date:
July 6, 2022

Time: 10am-12pm
(Volunteers may be asked to arrive early and stay late)

The event includes backyard bass and exhibit booths. Volunteers will be asked to help pass out AED materials, teach knot tying, disinfect equipment between uses, and help with various activities.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Danielle Finney

Contact Phone: (281) 478-2059

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Assists TPWD - Coastal Fisheries Biologists with the collection of fisheries related data. Handling of fish, boating on skiffs and research vessels required.


Program: Coastal Fisheries Region 2

Contact Person: Ethan Getz

Contact Phone: (361) 431-6003

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We have a critical need for certified divers to assist with our exhibits and education programs. We especially need a Tender as safety diver while our staff diver conducts daily show for visitors.


Program: Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Contact Person: Craig Brooks

Contact Phone: (903) 670-2222

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Assists the general public and organized groups that come to our center to enjoy a day of fishing. Examples of some duties performed include: greeting the public, delivering safety and fishing orientations, preparing bait, repairing rods and reels, removing fish hooks, and recording attendace data. Criminal background check required.


Program: Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Contact Person: Craig Brooks

Contact Phone: (903) 670-2222

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This weekday opportunity is designed for those who have an interest in pursuing a career in the wildlife management field. Farm type work like pond sweeping, water quality testing and general assistance to hatchery technicians are some of the experiences with this volunteer position. Contact us to find out more.
Current wildlife management students, exceptional high school students and others with an interest in developing their skills in this field are encouraged to apply.


Program: Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Contact Person: Craig Brooks

Contact Phone: (903) 670-2222

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Assist hatchery staff with maintenance, pond management and fish culture. Volunteer can select shifts during normal hatchery hours: 8am - 4pm, M-F. The hatchery is located in North Texas, approximately 23 miles west of Wichita Falls below Lake Diversion.


Program: Dundee Fish Hatchery

Contact Person: John Paret

Contact Phone: (940) 586-1203

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Assist hatchery staff with pond management, fish culture, and hatchery maintenance. Volunteer can select shifts during normal hatchery hours: 8am - 4pm, M-F. The hatchery is located in North Texas about 90 miles west of Ft. Worth.


Program: Possum Kingdom Fish Hatchery

Contact Person: Ryan Rogers

Contact Phone: (940) 779-2301

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Martin Creek Lake State Park will be hosting an entry level angler education class for 40 3rd-5th graders.

Volunteers are needed to assist with teaching knot-tying, casting, and water-side fishing from 8am-2pm.
Complimentary park accommodations available from June 22-23, 2022 for volunteers who can assist with the program. Overnight accomodations include 1 cottage that sleeps 4, screened shelters, and tent/RV sites. Contact Chris Daugherty for more information.

Event date/time: Thursday, June 23, 2022 8am-2pm

Please plan to dress appropriatly for the outdoors in loose, light colored clothing. Bring sunscreen, bug repellant, and plenty of drinking water.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Curtis Daugherty

Contact Phone: (903) 836-4336

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Assist staff with hatchery operation (i.e. fish culture, maintenance, outreach & research.)


Program: CCA Marine Development Center

Contact Person: Delbert Gatlin

Contact Phone: (361) 939-7787

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If you love to fish, here''s a unique opportunity for a park host at an Inland Fisheries facility! The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center has an available position starting immediately for a 3 month term with options for shorter or longer stays. TFFC is a full-production fish hatchery with an aquatic nature center and stocked fishing ponds. Visitors to TFFC enjoy touring the freshwater animal exhibits, viewing a dive show, fishing at the casting ponds and exploring the 0.6 mile Wetland Trail. We provide all equipment for fishing and brief instructional assistance for new anglers. TFFC''s hatchery focuses primarily on largemouth bass production while raising and stocking catfish, koi and trout.


Park hosts are provided a 50/30 amp full hook-up campsite at an adjacent RV park in exchange for a minimum of 20 volunteer hours per week at TFFC and 5 volunteer hours per week at the adjacent RV park. TFFC shifts are primarily weekend with a few weekdays. The main duties of park hosts will be to provide basic fishing instruction, distribute fishing poles and assist with catches. Other duties may include but are not limited to:



  • Facility maintenance (sweeping, checking and cleaning bathrooms, etc.)

  • Grounds maintenance

  • Interpretive programs and tours

  • Supervising event rentals

  • Assisting with special events


Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Criminal background check is required along with 3 references (character, employment or previous park host). Married couples are welcome to apply together as ample hours are available.



Program: Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Contact Person: Craig Brooks

Contact Phone: (903) 670-2222

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Volunteers needed to help teach fishing to youth and their families as part of the Front Porch Days event.

Activities include:
1. Back yard Bass (casting lessons). 9am
2. Outdoor Annual App. 9am
3. Fish ID (and habitat map). 9am
4. Fly Fishing demonstration (Vincent Lecca). 9am
5. Fishing at the Pond (from 10am-1pm).

Date: Sunday, May 22, 2022
Volunteer Time: 8:30am - 1:30pm
Location: 1077 Fairway St, Kyle, 78640


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Tyson Jamison, TPWD Angler Ed Volunteer Instructor

Contact Phone: (512) 845-2226

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Assist with teaching fishing skills, catch and release and ethical fishing practices at Sea Center Texas. Most events are held on Wednesdays or Saturdays. Criminal History Background Check required. Must be 17 years old or accompanied by an adult and able to volunteer at least 6 hours per month.


Program: Sea Center Texas

Contact Person: Jordan Kieffer

Contact Phone: (979) 292-0100 x223

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Assists in day-to-day operations of the Sea Center Texas gift shop. Operates cash register, prices and re-stocks merchandise. Criminal Background Check Required. Must be 17 years old or accompanied by an adult and be able to volunteer at least 6 hours per month.  Minimum age is 12 years old.


Program: Sea Center Texas

Contact Person: Jordan Kieffer

Contact Phone: (979) 292-0100 x223

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Assists with the registration of visitors, distributing customer surveys, and answering guest inquiries at Sea Center Texas. Criminal Background Check Required. Must be 17 years old or accompanied by an adult and be able to volunteer at least 6 hours per month.


Program: Sea Center Texas

Contact Person: Jordan Kieffer

Contact Phone: (979) 292-0100 x223

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Provides interpretive tours of the visitor center and fish culture buildings to visitors of all ages at Sea Center Texas. Guides also assist with conducting education programs for local school students. Criminal background check is required. Must be 18 years old or accompanied by an adult and be able to volunteer at least 6 hours per month.


Program: Sea Center Texas

Contact Person: Jordan Kieffer

Contact Phone: (979) 292-0100 x224

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