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No experience necessary---assist with Set-up from Noon to 6 pm on May 18th and/or assist with the Tournament on May 19th and/or May 20th. Multiple shift options available---1/2 day or full day. Volunteers to assist with any aspect of the tournament---Lane Officials/Line Judges, Equipment Check-out, registration check-in, practice range, set-up and take-down and more. Approximately 3300 students will participate and shoot throughout the 2 days.


Program: National Archery in the Schools

Contact Person: Burnie Kessner

Contact Phone: (281) 793-5135

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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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Please note workshops for March and April 2020 have been cancelled.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a certified Angler Education Instructor. To find a free workshop in your area, check the TPWD Calendar and contact the workshop coordinator listed to register. Upon completion of the workshop, your application will be processed and you will receive confirmation via email within 30 days.

If you do not see a workshop in your region, please contact our office.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Karen Marks, Aquatic Education Manager

Contact Phone: (512) 389-4732

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Assist TPWD State Parks archeologists with field work and/or analysis.


Program: Cultural Resources--State Parks

Contact Person: Robin Barnes

Contact Phone: (737) 218-2220

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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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Availability from April through November


Come join our team and experience life beneath the pines at Bastrop State Park! Spend your Spring and/or Summer in the scenic Lost Pines of Bastrop and help contribute to your Texas State Parks.

Willing and eager with a can-do attitude? Then we want you! Bastrop State Park is looking for motivated couples or individuals to come enjoy the wonderful smell of loblolly pines while helping our superior park staff with daily park needs.

Park Hosts assist in many aspects of park operations from maintenance, cleaning, visitor assistance, and interpretive programming.

Ideal team members will have a positive and friendly attitude, a willingness to interact with visitors, good communication skills, and be capable of being flexible.

The host position is for 2 to 6 months and requires at least 25 hours of volunteer work per week. In exchange for those hours we will provide you with a full hookup site (50 amp) at no charge! We also provide access to a washer and dryer facility! Also enjoy wonderful shopping and dining experiences in historic downtown Bastrop as it is only a five minute drive away from the park! With nearby cities of Austin and San Antonio that provide other day off opportunities! And Austin Airport is only a 20 minute drive away!


Duties of the Park Host

Required
- Clean and maintain bathrooms
- Oversee and maintain their campground loop, which includes but is not limited to trash pick up of entire loop, cleaning out fire rings, mowing/weedeating entire camping loop and de-weeding tent pads
- Assist with historic CCC cabin cleaning
- Assist visitors
- Split wood.

Other Duties Include but are not Limited To:

- Assist with grounds maintenance of park
- Assist with interpretive tours/hikes and programs
- Assist with miscellaneous tasks, projects and programs.

Minimum 25 hours a week with mainly days off other than weekends. Must be willing and capable of cleaning bathrooms and cabins. Applicants need to be available at least 2 consecutive months and will have the option to stay up to 6 months.

Must be at least 18 years old and must
pass a criminal background check.


Program: Bastrop State Park

Contact Person: Madalyn Miller

Contact Phone: (512) 718-0211

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Want to follow in the footsteps of the Civilian Conservation Corps? Join our team of trail workers to keep our park in tip top shape!

Requirements:
Must be at least 18 years old. Or have a guardian present if under 18.
Must pass Criminal Background Check (at no cost to you).
Must fill out an Alternative Workforce Waiver (at the time of application).
After you've been accepted and contacted by the Volunteer Coordinator, we can get you started!


Program: Bastrop State Park

Contact Person: Madalyn Miller

Contact Phone: (512) 718-0211

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Apply to volunteer with the Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists - in the Collin and Hunt County area.

We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Heard Natural Science Museum in McKinney.

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Program: Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Blackland Prairie

Contact Phone:

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Apply to volunteer with the Bluestem Master Naturalists - in the Grayson County area.
We meet on January 18, March 15, May 17, July 19, September 20, and November 15.

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View our facebook page here.


Program: Bluestem Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Bluestem Master Naturalists

Contact Phone: (903) 815-1643

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Apply to volunteer with the Bois dArc Master Naturalists - in the Fannin County area.

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at the Fannin County AgriLife Extension office, 2505N. Center St., Bonham, TX 75418.

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Program: Bois d'Arc Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Bois d'Arc

Contact Phone: (903) 583-7453

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We are looking for a friendly Park Host to join us June through October, 2020, to assist with daily operations at Bonham State Park. Duties may include, but are not limited to, campsite, restroom and group facility cleanup; grounds maintenance, including mowing and weed eating; trail maintenance; customer service; collecting fees; and special projects.

The selected host will be provided with a 30/50 amp, full hook-up campsite in exchange for a minimum 30 hours/week per couple or 24 hours/week for individual. Hosts are asked to work a minimum of three months.

Criminal background check required

Please contact Bonham State Park for more information.


Program: Bonham State Park

Contact Person: Jason Schooley

Contact Phone: (903) 583-5022

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Volunteer to help the Bonham team keep the park looking great and offering programs to our visitors. Help is needed in every aspect of the park's operations; from maintaining the parks grounds and facilites to presenting interpretive programs on the park. Contact the park staff for details and any questions.

*No Campsite Included


Program: Bonham State Park

Contact Person: Jason Schooley

Contact Phone: (903) 583-5022

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Apply to volunteer with the Brazos Valley Master Naturalists - in the Brazos County - Bryan / College Station area.

We meet on the second Thursday of each month.

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For current events, check out our facebook page.


Program: Brazos Valley Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Brazos Valley

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Cedar Hill State Park is looking for volunteers to commit 24 hours per week to assist with maintenance at our park in exchange for a full hookup campsite (water, electricity, and sewer).


This outdoor volunteer opportunity is responsible for helping to maintain the overall aesthetic appearance of Cedar Hill State Park. Tasks include, but are not limited to, litter pick up and checking and cleaning restrooms, fish stations, and other park facilities. Applicants must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.


Days vary based on volunteer. Must have at least a Class C RV, 5th wheel, or bumper-pull trailer. Three to six month commitment. Hosts must commit to a minimum of 90 days. Maximum 2 year length of stay depending on performance and business needs. The park features multiple boat ramps, fishing, geocaching, and over 15 miles of hiking and biking trails. Interested applicants (and their co-resident) must click "Sign Up" on this page to complete the online application. After applications are received, applicants will receive an emailed questionnaire requesting additional information.

This position is a recurring posting. At the time of application, the park may not be actively seeking someone to fill this position.


Program: Cedar Hill State Park

Contact Person: Natalie Allen-King

Contact Phone: (972) 291-6505 x242

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Sign up for Master Naturalist Certification training with the Central Texas Chapter serving primarily Bell County.

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We meet monthly at 6:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month at the Belton Church of Christ.


Program: Central Texas Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Centex: Zoe Rascoe

Contact Phone: (254) 770-0842

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Duties to include assisiting in maintaining Cleburne SP's trail system, picking up trash, cleaning facilities, operating equipment, and applicable maintenance projects. You must attend a 101 trail work session before working on trails alone and take a training course before operating some equipment and vehicles. Training can be scheduled at your convience.


Program: Cleburne State Park

Contact Person: Colton Kroll

Contact Phone: (817) 645-4215 x226

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This opportunity is specifically for members of the Friends of Cleburne State Park to record their volunteer hours for park related projects and programs.


Program: Cleburne State Park

Contact Person: Colton Kroll

Contact Phone: (817) 645-4215 x226

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Under the direction of the Park Manager, this position will serve as a volunteer for the Doctors Creek Unit of Cooper Lake State Park. This position will work with park staff to assist in maintenance, janitorial, clerical, and/or customer service duties.

Apply online at tpwd.texas.gov/volunteer.


Program: Cooper Lake State Park/Doctors Creek Unit

Contact Person: Mindy Hicks

Contact Phone: (903) 395-3100

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This position will assist park staff, and may work independently, performing customer service, clerical and janitorial activities at the park. Duties will include, but are not limited to, answering phones, issuing day use passes, revenue collection and accounting, customer service, cleaning restrooms, litter pickup, emptying trash cans, sweeping and mopping and other similar duties.

Apply online at tpwd.texas.gov/volunteer.


Program: Cooper Lake State Park/Doctors Creek Unit

Contact Person: Mindy Hicks

Contact Phone: (903) 395-3100

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