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Overview: Abilene State Park is seeking friendly faces to assist our headquarters staff. Volunteers will be responsible for providing excellent customer service to park visitors, collecting fees, checking in campers, and selling park store merchandise. Duties also include performing light cleaning and organizational duties.

Requirements: HQ volunteers are required on the weekends and must commit to volunteering for at least 6 hours a month. A criminal background check (at no cost to you) and knowledge of computers are required. Must pass a fiscal control test before being allowed to operate a cash drawer. Volunteers must also be willing to wear a provided uniform shirt and be comfortable handling money.

Benefits: This is a great opportunity for those who are seeking employment with Texas State Parks or just want to get out of the house.

Contact the park at 325-572-3204 and ask for Candyce Johnson if you have any questions or if you would like assistance applying.

Minimum age: 18


Program: Abilene State Park

Contact Person: Candyce Johnson

Contact Phone: (325) 572-3204

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Overview: Interpretive volunteers provide quality educational programs to park visitors, including families and school groups. Interpretive programs are mostly done on the weekend, except for school field trips that are held during the week. There will also be opportunities to assist with outdoor educational events such as archery, fishing, and geocaching. On-site interpretive training will be provided. Volunteers start out assisting a Park Interpreter or Master Naturalist with programs and can work their way up to designing and leading their own programs if they chose.

Requirements: A criminal background check is required (at no cost to you). You must be able to walk/hike trail for 1-2 hours at a time.

Benefits: This is a great opportunity for those seeking employment with Texas Parks and Wildlife, want to improve their public speaking skills, or wish to gain informal education experience.

Contact the park at 325-572-3204 and ask for Candyce Johnson if you have any questions or if you would like assistance applying.

Minimum age: 18


Program: Abilene State Park

Contact Person: Candyce Johnson

Contact Phone: (325) 267-4871

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Overview: Maintenance volunteers assist Park Rangers with facilities and grounds maintenance by mowing grass, performing trail maintenance, and assisting with other park projects as needed. Due to a limited number of vehicles being available, you may be required to drive your own to complete duties.

Requirements: A criminal background check is required (at no cost to you). You must be able to lift at least 40 pounds and show proficiency in operating various equipment, including weed eaters, zero-turn mowers, and leaf blowers. Position also requires standing for long periods of time, carrying, and walking.

Benefits: This is a great opportunity for those seeking employment with Texas Parks and Wildlife to gain experience. It''s also great for those who like to work with their hands and want to spend more time outside.

Minimum age: 18


Program: Abilene State Park

Contact Person: Candyce Johnson

Contact Phone: (325) 572-3204

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Park Hosts assist park staff with various duties that include, but are not limited to: trash pickup, fire-ring maintenance, minor construction projects, vehicle repair, assisting with schools groups, special events, and interpretive programs, working the concession stand at our pool, and collecting fees at our headquarters.



Park Hosts work a minimum of 20 hours a week for individuals and 24 hours for couples. A Criminal Background Check is required. All of our sites are 50amp.


Program: Abilene State Park

Contact Person: Candyce Johnson

Contact Phone: (325) 267-4871

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This opportunity is for Ambassador Alumni to log all volunteer hours after the successful completion of their Ambassadorship.


Program: Ambassador Program

Contact Person: Sam Toback

Contact Phone: (512) 389-8572

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Only certified TPWD NASP or USA Archery instructor volunteers may sign up for this opportunity. If you are not currently certified, please contact Burnie Kessner at burnie.kessner@tpwd.texas.gov. Please report NASP archery activity here on the survey. Please report Explore Bowhunting, Explore Bowfishing and other non-NASP archery activity at "Community Archery Education Classes and Events" or "Houston Community Archery Education Classes and Events."


Program: National Archery in the Schools

Contact Person: Burnie Kessner

Contact Phone: (281) 793-5135

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Volunteer will assist with any available park related opportunity as defined by park staff.


Program: Caprock Canyons State Park

Contact Person: Le'Ann Pigg

Contact Phone: (806) 455-1492

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Do you enjoy the great outdoors and want to put your skills and abilities to use for Texas State Parks? If so, you'll love the scenic canyon landscape of Caprock Canyons State Park, not to mention the Official Texas State Bison Herd grazing out on the prairie. And, best of all, you'll earn a FREE water and electric campsite with full hookup just for helping us out at only 24 hours per week. This position is open for interested parties for the year 2022 only. Responsibilities include helping with visitation surveys when needed, various facilities and grounds maintenance duties, interpretive programming, and other volunteer duties as assigned. Park hosts will be provided a 50 amp RV site with water and sewer connections. You bring your own tent or RV camper. Good communication skills and a friendly demeanor are the desired qualifications for this opportunity as the Park Host will also assist with face to face communication with visitors. A criminal background check is required.


Program: Caprock Canyons State Park

Contact Person: Le'Ann Pigg

Contact Phone: (806) 455-1492

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Do you enjoy the great outdoors and want to put your skills and abilities to use for Texas State Parks? If so, you'll love the scenic canyon landscape of Caprock Canyons State Park, not to mention the Official Texas State Bison Herd grazing out on the prairie. And, best of all, you'll earn a FREE water and electric campsite with full hookup just for helping us out at only 24 hours per week. This position is open for interested parties for the year 2022 only. Responsibilities include helping with visitation surveys when needed, various facilities and grounds maintenance duties, interpretive programming, and other volunteer duties as assigned. Park hosts will be provided a 50 amp RV site with water and sewer connections. You bring your own tent or RV camper. Good communication skills and a friendly demeanor are the desired qualifications for this opportunity as the Park Host will also assist with face to face communication with visitors. A criminal background check is required.


Program: Caprock Canyons State Park

Contact Person: Le'Ann Pigg

Contact Phone: (806) 455-1492

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"Sign Up" and record the hours you spend providing archery access, opportunities and education. This includes Explore Archery, Explore Bowhunting/Bowfishing, USA Archery classes and events (excluding NASP). Report ALL NASP archery activity at "NASP Archery Education Classes and Events.".



Community Archery Instructors and Volunteers play a vital role in promoting TPWD''s Community Archery Program. The hours you contribute to a given activity and the number of people you reach are key ingredients to achieving our community archery objectives. Therefore, reporting your archery activity is imperative so that we can collect the data needed. Thank you for your continued effort in expanding the sport of archery.


Program: Community Archery North & West TX

Contact Person: Immanuel Salas

Contact Phone: (512) 902-2890

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Work with park staff under the direction of the volunteer coordinator on a variety of projects including trail maintenance, lake litter control, park litter control, assisting with park interpretation (education), minor maintenance projects, and assist with special events. This role is usually 90% outdoor work in changing Texas weather conditions. We will provide training. Once you are trained you will typically work alone or in small groups. This is a year round opportunity. Whether you want to help one hour or one hundred hours there is an opportunity for you at Copper Breaks.


Program: Copper Breaks State Park

Contact Person: Marci Frost

Contact Phone: (940) 839-4331 x6

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Copper Breaks State Park is seeking energetic, friendly, and outgoing Park Hosts to assist in park office operations. Previous Park Host experience is not required, but preferred.


Responsibilities:
Work with park staff to assist day to day functions of the park office by:
-Independently collect entrance and camping fees
-Sell store merchandise
-Answering phones
-Orient visitors of the park; recommending trails and campsites
-Provide excellent customer service
-Restroom and facility cleaning duties.
-Litter control
-Other duties based on interests, skills, and park needs.

These responsibilities include the use of multi-line phone system; use of computers, printers & copiers, other office machines; handling cash; and radio communication.




Requirements:
-Must support the TPWD and State Park mission by complying with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures.
-Work a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week.
-Must pass background check.
-Minimum Age: 18

Headquarters Park Hosts report for volunteer duty at the Park Headquarters Office during office hours and should expect to work on weekends, evenings and holidays based on park needs.



Benefits: As a Park Host Front Office Clerk, you will have the opportunity to meet new people and help park visitors to have a memorable experience. In exchange for your time, you will be authorized to stay in the park for a FREE full hookup camp host site! For the duration of your volunteer service, you are provided with a full hook-up site (water, 30/50/110 electric, and sewer) for free.

Verizon service works well throughout the park, AT&T and Sprint services are not dependable.

Months of Service: Preferred 4 months minimum between Jan 2022-Dec 2022


Program: Copper Breaks State Park

Contact Person: Marci Frost

Contact Phone: (940) 839-4331 x6

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Overview //

Copper Breaks State Park is seeking energetic, friendly, and outgoing Park Hosts to assist in park office operations. Previous Park Host experience is not required, but preferred.


Responsibilities:
Work with park staff to assist day to day functions of the park office by:
-Independently collect entrance and camping fees
-Sell store merchandise
-Answering phones
-Orient visitors of the park; recommending trails and campsites
-Provide excellent customer service
-Restroom and facility cleaning duties.
-Litter control
-Other duties based on interests, skills, and park needs.

These responsibilities include the use of multi-line phone system; use of computers, printers & copiers, other office machines; handling cash; and radio communication.



Requirements:
-Must support the TPWD and State Park mission by complying with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures.
-Work a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week.
-Must pass background check.
-Minimum Age: 18

Office Clerk Park Hosts report for volunteer duty at the Park Headquarters Office during office hours and should expect to work on weekends, evenings and holidays based on park needs.



Benefits: As a Park Host Front Office Clerk, you will have the opportunity to meet new people and help park visitors to have a memorable experience. In exchange for your time, you will be authorized to stay in the park for a FREE full hookup camp host site! For the duration of your volunteer service, you are provided with a full hook-up site (water, 30/50/110 electric, and sewer) for free.

Verizon service works well throughout the park, AT&T and Sprint services are not dependable.

Months of Service: Preferred 4 months minimum between Jan 2023-Dec 2023


Program: Copper Breaks State Park

Contact Person: Marci Frost

Contact Phone: (940) 839-4331 x6

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Copper Breaks State Park is seeking energetic, friendly, and outgoing Park Hosts to assist in park office operations. Previous Park Host experience is not required, but preferred.


Responsibilities:
Work with park staff to assist day to day functions of the park office by:
-Independently collect entrance and camping fees
-Sell store merchandise
-Answering phones
-Orient visitors of the park; recommending trails and campsites
-Provide excellent customer service
-Restroom and facility cleaning duties.
-Litter control
-Other duties based on interests, skills, and park needs.

These responsibilities include the use of multi-line phone system; use of computers, printers & copiers, other office machines; handling cash; and radio communication.



Requirements:
-Must support the TPWD and State Park mission by complying with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures.
-Work a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week.
-Must pass background check.
-Minimum Age: 18

Office Clerk Park Hosts report for volunteer duty at the Park Headquarters Office during office hours and should expect to work on weekends, evenings and holidays based on park needs.



Benefits: As a Park Host Front Office Clerk, you will have the opportunity to meet new people and help park visitors to have a memorable experience. In exchange for your time, you will be authorized to stay in the park for a FREE full hookup camp host site! For the duration of your volunteer service, you are provided with a full hook-up site (water, 30/50/110 electric, and sewer) for free.

Verizon service works well throughout the park, AT&T and Sprint services are not dependable.

Months of Service: Preferred 4-6 months minimum between Jan 2024-Dec 2024


Program: Copper Breaks State Park

Contact Person: Marci Frost

Contact Phone: (940) 839-4331 x6

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Overview //

Copper Breaks State Park is seeking for helpful and motivated Park Hosts to assist in maintenance operations. Previous Park Host experience is not required, but preferred.


Responsibilities:
Work with park staff to assist day to day maintenance functions of the park by:
-Independently answering visitor questions and providing excellent customer service.
-Litter clean-up.
-Restroom and facility cleaning and maintenance.
-Campsite maintenance to include cleaning fire rings and grills.
-Mow, weed-eat.
-Trail Maintenance
-Other duties based on interests, skills, and park needs.

These responsibilities include the use various hand tools; equipment; cleaning supplies; and radio communication.



Requirements:
-Must support the TPWD and State Park mission by complying with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures.
-Work a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week for an individual or 30 volunteer hours per week split between a couple.
-Must follow agency procedures, dress and grooming standards.
-Pass a background check.
-Minimum Age: 18

Maintenance Park Hosts report for volunteer duty at Park Headquarters during office hours and should expect to work on weekends, evenings and holidays depending on park needs.


Benefits: As a Maintenance Park Host, you will have the opportunity to meet new people and help park visitors to have a memorable experience. In exchange for your time, you will be authorized to stay in the park for a FREE full hookup camp host site! For the duration of your volunteer service, you are provided with a full hook-up site (water, 30/50/110 electric, and sewer) for free.

Verizon service works well throughout the park, AT&T and Sprint services are not dependable.

Months of Service: Preferred 3 months minimum between Jan 2022-Dec 2022


Program: Copper Breaks State Park

Contact Person: Marci Frost

Contact Phone: (940) 839-4331 x6

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Copper Breaks State Park is seeking for helpful and motivated Park Hosts to assist in maintenance operations. Previous Park Host experience is not required, but preferred.


Responsibilities:
Work with park staff to assist day to day maintenance functions of the park by:
-Independently answering visitor questions and providing excellent customer service.
-Litter clean-up.
-Restroom and facility cleaning and maintenance.
-Campsite maintenance to include cleaning fire rings and grills.
-Mow, weed-eat.
-Trail Maintenance
-Other duties based on interests, skills, and park needs.

These responsibilities include the use various hand tools; equipment; cleaning supplies; and radio communication.


Requirements:
-Must support the TPWD and State Park mission by complying with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures.
-Work a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week for an individual or 30 volunteer hours per week split between a couple.
-Must follow agency procedures, dress and grooming standards.
-Pass a background check.
-Minimum Age: 18

Maintenance Park Hosts report for volunteer duty at Park Headquarters during office hours should expect to work on weekends, evenings and holidays based on park needs.


Benefits: As a Maintenance Park Host, you will have the opportunity to meet new people and help park visitors to have a memorable experience. In exchange for your time, you will be authorized to stay in the park for a FREE full hookup camp host site! For the duration of your volunteer service, you are provided with a full hook-up site (water, 30/50/110 electric, and sewer) for free.

Verizon service works well throughout the park, AT&T and Sprint services are not dependable.

Months of Service: Preferred 3 months minimum Jan 2023-Dec 2023


Program: Copper Breaks State Park

Contact Person: Marci Frost

Contact Phone: (940) 839-4331 x6

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Copper Breaks State Park is seeking for helpful and motivated Park Hosts to assist in maintenance operations. Previous Park Host experience is not required, but preferred.


Responsibilities:

Work with park staff to assist day to day maintenance functions of the park by:
-Independently answering visitor questions and providing excellent customer service.
-Litter clean-up.
-Restroom and facility cleaning and maintenance.
-Campsite maintenance to include cleaning fire rings and grills.
-Mow, weed-eat.
-Trail Maintenance
-Other duties based on interests, skills, and park needs.

These responsibilities include the use various hand tools; equipment; cleaning supplies; and radio communication.



Requirements:
-Must support the TPWD and State Park mission by complying with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures.
-Work a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week for an individual or 30 volunteer hours per week split between a couple.
-Must follow agency procedures, dress and grooming standards.
-Pass a background check.
-Minimum Age: 18


Maintenance Park Hosts report for volunteer duty at Park Headquarters during office hours should expect to work on weekends, evenings and holidays depending on park needs.


Benefits: As a Maintenance Park Host, you will have the opportunity to meet new people and help park visitors to have a memorable experience. In exchange for your time, you will be authorized to stay in the park for a FREE full hookup camp host site! For the duration of your volunteer service, you are provided with a full hook-up site (water, 30/50/110 electric, and sewer) for free.

Verizon service works well throughout the park, AT&T and Sprint services are not dependable.

Months of Service: Preferred 3 months minimum between Jan 2024-Dec 2024


Program: Copper Breaks State Park

Contact Person: Marci Frost

Contact Phone: (940) 839-4331 x6

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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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Park Host position at Lake Brownwood State Park. Duties include taking care of an assigned camping loop restroom, campsite cleaning, litter pick up, mowing camping loop, and other maintenance duties as needed.

Position includes RV camping spot in exchange for 24 hours of service per week per campsite.


Program: Lake Brownwood State Park

Contact Person: Kim Delgado

Contact Phone: (325) 784-5223

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This position is for people interested in volunteering with the park for trail maintenance, facility maintenance, educational programming, special events, and other interests. Volunteering can be for a day or on a recurring basis. Please let us know what skills/interests you have and we will find a good fit for you.

Special notes: Verizon cell service does not work in our park.


Program: Lake Brownwood State Park

Contact Person: Kim Delgado

Contact Phone: (210) 445-9024

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