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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 Kyla Gust or Candyce Johnson if you have any questions or if you would like assistance applying.

Minimum age: 18

**If you can't meet the time commitment required for this position, but would still like to be able to volunteer occassionally, please consider signing up for our "General Volunteer" position.**


Program: Abilene State Park

Contact Person: Kyla Gust

Contact Phone: (325) 572-3204

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Please check out our Customer Service, Interpretation, and Maintenance volunteer postings for signing up. The General Volunteer position is only for those that cannot meet the minimum hour requirements for the above mentioned positions.

General volunteers assist park staff with a variety of duties including, but not limited to: assisting with interpretive programs, general office and clerical duties, answering telephones, assting at special events, community outreach, cleaning facilities, litter pick-up, mowing grass, trimming trees, and trailwork. A criminal background check is required (at no cost to you).


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. Must commit to volunteer at least 6 hours a month.

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

**If you can't meet the time commitment required for this position, but would still like to be able to volunteer occassionally, please consider signing up for our "General Volunteer" position.**


Program: Abilene State Park

Contact Person: Candyce Johnson

Contact Phone: (325) 267-4871

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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 24 hours a week for individuals and 30 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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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 24 hours a week for individuals and 30 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: Louisa Torrance

Contact Phone: (512) 550-8425

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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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this is for USA Level 1 or 2 Archery certification classes


Program: Community Archery North TX

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If you know your birds, become an interpretive volunteer at Caprock Canyons State Park and share your knowledge with the general public. Take park visitors on an interpretive birding hike to discover the many species of birds that live in and pass through the park every year or help visitors discover the love of birding by teaching visitors to identify birds at our wildlife viewing blind. Identify various species, spark the interest of others, and teach birding techniques. Volunteer must be 18 years of age. A criminal background check is required. Call the park for available dates and times.


Program: Caprock Canyons State Park

Contact Person: Le'Ann Pigg

Contact Phone: (806) 455-1492

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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 Bison Herd of Texas grazing out on the prairie. And, best of all, you'll earn a FREE water and electric campsite just for helping us out at only 24 hours per week. This position is open for interested parties for the year 2021 only. Responsibilities include helping with visitation surveys when needed, various facilities and grounds maintenance duties, 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 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 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 on 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

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Park Hosts are a vital part of any park's operation. Copper Breaks State Park is seeking energetic, friendly, and outgoing Park Hosts to assist in all aspects of park office operations. Previous Park Host experience is not required, but preferred.


Headquarters Park Hosts report for duty at the Parks Headquarters Office during office hours and expect to work weekends, evenings and holidays.

Requirements:
-Must support TPWD's mission by assisting with the day to day functions of the park office. These functions include, but are not limited to assisting headquarters staff by independently collecting entrance fees registering campers, answering phones/visitor questions, providing excellent customer service, and selling store merchandise.
-Must be comfortable using computers, doing simple math and handling of money, and be able to stand for long periods of time.
-Work a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week.
-Assist in restroom and facility cleaning duties.

Background check required.


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.


Program: Copper Breaks State Park

Contact Person: Marci Frost

Contact Phone: (940) 839-4331

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Park Hosts are a vital part of any park's operation. Copper Breaks State Park is seeking energetic, friendly, and outgoing Park Hosts to assist in all aspects of park office operations. Previous Park Host experience is not required, but preferred.


Headquarters Park Hosts report for duty at the Parks Headquarters Office during office hours and expect to work weekends, evenings and holidays.

Requirements:
-Must support TPWD's mission by assisting with the day to day functions of the park office. These functions include, but are not limited to assisting headquarters staff by independently collecting entrance fees registering campers, answering phones/visitor questions, providing excellent customer service, and selling store merchandise.
-Must be comfortable using computers, doing simple math and handling of money, and be able to stand for long periods of time.
-Work a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week.
-Assist in restroom and facility cleaning duties.

Background check required.


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.


Program: Copper Breaks State Park

Contact Person: Marci Frost

Contact Phone: (940) 839-4331

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Copper Breaks State Park is looking for helpful and motivated Park Hosts. Park Hosts will be provided a site with 50/30 amp, water, and sewer. Hosts will be required to complete a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week for a an individual or 30 volunteer hours per week split between a couple. Duties include: Provide quality customer service, litter clean-up, restroom and facility cleaning, fire ring cleaning, assisting maintenance staff and customer service staff, and other duties based on interests, skills, and park needs.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Criminal Background Check is required


Program: Copper Breaks State Park

Contact Person: Marci Frost

Contact Phone: (940) 839-4331

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Copper Breaks State Park is looking for helpful and motivated Park Hosts. Park Hosts will be provided a site with 50/30 amp, water, and sewer. Hosts will be required to complete a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week for a individual volunteer or 30 volunteer hours per week split between a couple. Duties include: Provide quality customer service, litter clean-up, restroom and facility cleaning, fire ring cleaning, assisting maintenance and customer service staff, and other duties based on interests, skills, and park needs.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Criminal Background Check is required


Program: Copper Breaks State Park

Contact Person: Marci Frost

Contact Phone: (940) 839-4331

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Copper Breaks State Park is looking for helpful and motivated Park Hosts. Park Hosts will be provided a site with 50/30 amp, water, and sewer. Hosts will be required to complete a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week for a individual volunteer or 30 volunteer hours per week split between a couple. Duties include: Provide quality customer service, litter clean-up, restroom and facility cleaning, fire ring cleaning, assisting maintenance and customer service staff, and other duties based on interests, skills, and park needs.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Criminal Background Check is required


Program: Copper Breaks State Park

Contact Person: Marci Frost

Contact Phone: (940) 839-4331

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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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this is for USA Level 1 or 2 Archery certification classes


Program: Community Archery South Texas

Contact Person: Kendrick Gray

Contact Phone: (346) 236-9278

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