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*****Some openings between March and Late summer. ****** We are full for January and February.
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
> Mow/Weed Eat Entire Camping Loop
> De-Weed Tent Pads
* Assist with Historic CCC Cabin Cleaning
* Assist Visitors
* Splitting Wood

Other Duties Include but are not Limited To

- Assist with Grounds Maintenance of Park
- Assist Front Office Staff
- Assist with Interpretive Tours/Hikes and Programs
- Assist with Miscellaneous Tasks, Projects and Programs

We understand Park Hosts each have different sets of skills and will try to match you with your skills and passions when possible.

*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.*

*Must pass a Criminal Background Check*


Program: Bastrop State Park

Contact Person: Madalyn Miller

Contact Phone: (512) 718-0211

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*****Openings From May into late Summer******* We are full through April
Come join our team and experience life beneath the beautiful Spanish moss at Buescher State Park! Spend your fall / winter /spring / summer seasons tucked away in this little hidden jewel of Central Texas and help contribute to your Texas State Parks.

Willing and eager with a can-do attitude? Then we want you! Buescher State Park is looking for motivated couples or individuals to come enjoy this very unique, beautiful, and peaceful area 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 (30 amp, no 50 amp sites) 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!
Enjoy hiking, biking, fishing and canoeing at this little piece of heaven!

Duties of the Park Host

*Required*

*Clean and Maintain Bathrooms
* Oversee and Maintain their Campground Loop
- Includes but is not limited to
> Trash Pick up of Entire Loop
> Cleaning out Fire Rings
> Mow/Weed Eat Entire Camping Loop
> De-Weed Tent Pads
* Assist with Historic CCC Cabin Cleaning
* Assist Visitors
* Splitting Wood

Other Duties Include but are not Limited To

- Assist with Grounds Maintenance of Park
- Assist Front Office Staff
- Assist with Interpretive Tours/Hikes and Programs
- Assist with Miscellaneous Tasks, Projects and Programs

We understand Park Hosts each have different sets of skills and will try to match you with your skills and passions when possible.

*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.*
*Must pass a Criminal Background Check*


Program: Buescher State Park

Contact Person: Madalyn Miller

Contact Phone: (512) 718-0211

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Beautiful Stephen F. Austin State Park - 30 miles West of Houston off of I-10 is in need of a clerical Park Host. Designated duties: Working at our Park Headquarters providing excellent customer service, clerical organization, and operation of TxParks system. Full hookup site / 30 amp - Only 24 hours of service per week.


Program: Stephen F. Austin State Park

Contact Person: Randy Fields

Contact Phone: (979) 885-3613

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**We currently need hosts for Summer 2017 and into 2018!**
Full hook-up campsite and entrance fees waived in exchange of just 25 hours labor! Flexible hours and various responsibilities, including but not limited to: maintenance, mowing, campground checks, trash pickup, late registration, boat attendant, restroom maintenance, and customer service. Opportunities are for a minimum of two months. Extensions are available with superintendent approval upon availability. Various slots open throughout the year for either couples or individuals. MINIMUM AGE: 21 CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED


Program: Palmetto State Park

Contact Person: Jason True

Contact Phone: (830) 672-3266

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Eisenhower State Park is seeking park hosts to assist with our administrative functions for 2019. We need a friendly helper who can collect fees, check in campers using the TxParks computer system (training is provided), and provide excellent customer service.  This position will work primarily on the weekends in both our fee booth and headquarters.


Nestled on the shore of Lake Texoma in North Texas, Eisenhower State Park offers enthusiastic individuals or couples the opportunity to become part of our great team of volunteers and staff - all while working and living in a bustling park! Eisenhower State Park offers miles of hiking trails, an Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) trail, bouldering opportunities, and some of the best striped bass fishing in Texas.


Primarily, the Park Host (Administration) position includes working with park headquarters staff to perform fee collection, general clerical duties, answering phones, and light maintenance & cleaning of headquarters. Additional opportunities exist to assist our Park Interpreter with educational activities and with general maintenance throughout the park. In exchange for 24-28 hours of work per week, Park Hosts are provided with full hook-up sites (water, sewer, and 50/30 amp electrical) at no charge. As a bonus, our hosts have access to their own full-sized washer and dryer facility!


Things to know & things to do:



  1. Apply to this posting through this website.

  2. Pass a background check (zero cost to you).

  3. Complete an interview with Park Staff.

  4. Once accepted, log all park host hours online monthly.

  5. Report to Office Manager for assignments.

  6. There is no monetary compensation associated with this position.

  7. For first time park hosts this opportunity would last for a minimum of 3-months, and for experienced hosts a minimum of 1-month. There is a maximum stay of 6-months.


Program: Eisenhower State Park

Contact Person: Matthew Harwood

Contact Phone: (903) 465-1956 x223

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Fort Parker State Park offers enthusiastic and interested individuals or couples a chance to stay and have fun in a beautiful and diverse park while gaining experience in park operations and visitor services. As a park host, you will be representing the park by greeting the public and helping set the tone for a pleasant stay. You will provide assistance to park staff in the areas of grounds keeping, litter pickup, cleaning facilities including restrooms, trail maintenance and a variety of special park projects. You may also assist with interpretive programs, work in the Nature Center and provide tours. You will be required to work 25 hours per week. A 50/30 amp full hookup site is provided at no charge. A criminal background check is required. We welcome park hosts year round.

Things to know & things to do:

1. Apply to this posting through this website.
2. Pass a background check (zero cost to you).
3. Complete an interview with Park Staff.
4. Once accepted, log all park host hours online monthly.
5. Report to Volunteer Coordinator and Lead Ranger for assignments.
6. There is no monetary compensation associated with this position.


Program: Fort Parker State Park

Contact Person: Amanda Zumwalt

Contact Phone: (254) 562-5751

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Do you love working with your hands? Do you want to spend more time in the outdoors? Are you looking for a way to work out without going to the gym? You're in luck! Fort Parker State Park is seeking a skilled and reliable volunteer to help with maintenance tasks throughout the park. These opportunities could include but are not limited to, facility maintenance, grounds keeping, equipment repair, trail maintenance, and other duties as assigned.

Things to know & things to do:
1. Apply to this posting through this website.
2. Pass a background check (zero cost to you).
3. Complete an interview with Park Staff.
4. Once accepted, log all volunteer hours online monthly.
5. Report to Volunteer Coordinator and Lead Ranger for assignments.
6. There is no monetary compensation associated with this position. Additionally, this is not a Park Host vacancy.


Program: Fort Parker State Park

Contact Person: Amanda Zumwalt

Contact Phone: (254) 562-5751

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The Ambassador Program supports our public lands by connecting conservation-minded young adults with recreational and volunteer opportunities in order to foster the next generation of State Park stewards!

To learn more about upcoming application seasons, visit: www.TexasStateParks.org/ambassadors or follow us on Instagram: @txstateparkambassadors and Facebook: /texasstateparkambassadors


Program: Ambassador Program

Contact Person: Louisa Torrance

Contact Phone: (512) 389-8572

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

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

Visit our website.


Program: Blackland Prairie Master Naturalists

Contact Person:

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. 
Visit our website.
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. 
Visit our website.


Program: Bois d'Arc Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Bois d'Arc

Contact Phone: (903) 583-7453

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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. 
Visit our website for more information.
For current events, check out our facebook page.


Program: Brazos Valley Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Brazos Valley

Contact Phone:

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Sign up for Master Naturalist Certification training with the Central Texas Chapter.
Click for Registration Materials and Schedule
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: CenTexMN

Contact Phone: (254) 760-4739

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Apply to become a member of the Cross Timbers Master Naturalists
Visit our website at CTMN.org


Program: Cross Timbers Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Cross Timbers TMN

Contact Phone:

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Apply to volunteer with the El Camino Real Master Naturalists - in the Milam County area.

We meet on the second Thursday of the month.  Visit our website.


Program: El Camino Real Master Naturalists

Contact Person: El Camino Real

Contact Phone: (254) 697-7045

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Apply to volunteer with the Elm Fork Master Naturalists - in the Denton County area.

We meet at the Denton County Elections/Technology Building 701 Kimberly Drive, Suite A101 Denton, TX 76208 on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m.  Visit our website.


Program: Elm Fork Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Elm Fork

Contact Phone: (940) 349-2883

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Sign up for Master Naturalist Certification training with  the Gideon Lincecum Chapter.  We meet at 9:00 am on the third Saturday in January, March, May, July, September, and November.


Program: Gideon Lincecum Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Lincecum

Contact Phone: (979) 338-9374

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Apply to volunteer with the Guadalupe Master Naturalists - in the Guadalupe County area.

We meet on the 4th Monday of each month at the Texas Agrilife Extension Office
Visit our website


Program: Guadalupe Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Guadalupe

Contact Phone:

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Apply to volunteer with the Heart of Texas Master Naturalists.  We serve in the McLennan, Bosque, Hill, Limestone, Falls and Coryell county areas.

We meet on the 3rd Thursday of February, April, June, August, October & December at the fabulous Lake Waco Wetlands facility.

Visit our website


Program: Heart of Texas Master Naturalists

Contact Person: HOTMN

Contact Phone: (254) 265-4883

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Apply to volunteer with the Heartwood Master Naturalists. We work in Montgomery, Walker, Liberty countys and part of Harris county.
We meet the first Wednesday of each month (NO meeting in December). Visit our website.


Program: Heartwood Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Heartwood

Contact Phone: (936) 273-2261

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Apply to volunteer with the Indian Trail Master Naturalists - in Ellis and Navarro Counties
We meet on the 4th Monday of each month at 6 pm at the First United Methodist Church, 505 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie, TX, Family Life Center; Gathering Room.  Our meeting is followed by a free and open to the public nature related program.  
Visit our website.  Find us on facebook at Indian Trail Master Naturalist Chapter.


Program: Indian Trail Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Indian Trail

Contact Phone:

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Apply to volunteer with the Lost Pines Master Naturalists - in the Bastrop and Caldwell County area.

We meet on the third Monday of each month, usually at the Buescher State Park Rec Center, 100 Park Road 1E, Smithville, TX 78957. 

Visit our website.


Program: Lost Pines Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Lost Pines

Contact Phone: (512) 332-7280

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Apply to volunteer with the North Texas Master Naturalists.

We meet on the first Monday of each month in Dallas. 

Visit our website.


Program: North Texas Master Naturalists

Contact Person: North Texas

Contact Phone: (214) 904-3050

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Apply to volunteer with the Prairie Oaks Master Naturalists.  We serve the Erath county areas in the Prairies and Lakes region.

Our chapter was established in the Winter of 2016.  We are a group of citizen volunteers committed to the beneficial management of our natural resources and natural areas through volunteer service and educational outreach. 

We meet monthly.

Visit our Website
Visit our Facebook Page


Program: Prairie Oaks Master Naturalists

Contact Person: POMN

Contact Phone: (817) 584-6192

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Apply to volunteer with the Rio Brazos Master Naturalists.  We serve the Hood, Johnson, and Somervell county areas in the Prairies and Lakes region.

Our chapter was established in the Spring of 2005, and we are currently staffed with about 60 members. As with the many other state-wide Master Naturalist chapters, we are a group of citizen volunteers committed to the beneficial management of our natural resources and natural areas through volunteer service and educational outreach.

Visit our Website
Visit our Facebook Page


Program: Rio Brazos Master Naturalists

Contact Person: RBMN

Contact Phone: (254) 835-4473

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Join us at the Rolling Plains Master Naturalist Chapter

Our meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 PM at River Bend Nature Center, 2200 Third St, Wichita Falls TX.

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Program: Rolling Plains Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Rolling Plains

Contact Phone: (940) 723-4174

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Two or more volunteers are needed to teach basic fishing skills (Fish ID, Fish Habitat, Food Webs (use the fish habitat matt) and Fishing Safety) asn assist with fishing at a pond to 4th grade students.

When: Monday and Tuesday, Oct 22 and 23, 2018, 9am to 2pm.

Where: Outdoor Learning Center, 1865 US 90, Seguin, TX 78155

Who: Bowie Elementary School - 50 4th grade students per day. (The center has fishing rods.) Teachers will be present to help manage the students.

To volunteer please contact the school directly: Linsday Lumbreras, Asst. Principal


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Lindsay Lumbreras, Asst. Principal

Contact Phone: (512) 393-6205

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We are looking for a friendly Park Host to join us in May, 2019 to assist with daily operations at Bonham State Park. Duties may include, but not limited to, campsite, restroom and group facility cleanup, grounds mainteance (including mowing and weed eating), trail maintenance, customer service, fee collecting, and special projects.

Host will be provided with a 30/50 Amp, full hook-up campsite in exchange for a minimum 30hours/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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LLELA, a 2,000 acre nature preserve dedicated to public education, plant and wildlife conservation. Volunteer work areas: school groups outdoor ed, lead nature hikes, bird banding assist, prairie and wetland restoration, plant nursery, trail bldg and maintenance, bird nest box mgmt, pollinator garden, prairie starter plots, angler education and serve as docents at 1870s homestead.


Program: Elm Fork Master Naturalists

Contact Person: LLELA-Lewisville Lake Env Learning Area

Contact Phone: (972) 219-7980

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Assist park staff with duties to include: giving interpretive programs and roving interpretation (pending successful completion of interpretative training). Criminal background check is required.


Program: Dinosaur Valley State Park

Contact Person: Asa Vermeulen

Contact Phone: (254) 897-4588

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**This is not a park host position**

This position will assist park staff with various duties to include: general office and clerical duties, answering telephones, registering campers and collection of various fees, and interacting with a large number of visitors. Volunteers should have a basic understanding of and the ability to use computers. Criminal background check is required.


Program: Dinosaur Valley State Park

Contact Person: Asa Vermeulen

Contact Phone: (254) 897-4588

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Assists the Aquatic Exhibits Curator with behind-the-scenes daily operations, maintenance, special projects, preparing diet and feeding various fish. Certified Scuba divers may assist in underwater operations or maintenance.


Program: Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Contact Person: Leslie Kessner

Contact Phone: (903) 670-2272

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Sheldon Lake State Park offers field trips to local groups and schools, typically from 9:00am-12:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and occasional Saturdays. Field trip volunteers support staff by assisting with fishing programs, nature walks, and other programming. May be asked to assist with outreach events outside of the park.


Minimum age of 18—Criminal Background Check required


Program: Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center

Contact Person: Taylor Shimabukuro

Contact Phone: (281) 456-2800 x230

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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: Leslie Kessner

Contact Phone: (903) 670-2272

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Want to continue the legacy?

Formed in December of 1993, The Mother Neff State Park Association (MNSPA) is a non-profit organization that arranges special events, programs, raise funds, and assists with park operations that not only benefit the park, but enhance the visitors' experience. MNSPA elects board members and has a signed memorandum of agreement with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.

MNSPA was one of the first state park associations and continues to support the first state park in Texas.


Program: Mother Neff State Park

Contact Person: Jamie Harman

Contact Phone: (254) 853-2389 x221

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Openings available: March - December 2018 and all of 2019


Do you have a passion for parks? Are you a people person? Are you looking for a state park close to Dallas? Apply to be a Front Office Clerk Park Host (Headquarters Host) at Cooper Lake State Park’s South Sulphur Unit!


Park hosts are a vital part of any park's operation.  South Sulphur is seeking energetic, friendly, and outgoing park hosts to assist in all aspects of park office operations.  Previous park host experience is preferred, but not required.


Headquarters Park Hosts report for work at the Cooper Lake State Park South Sulphur Headquarters Office. The Headquarters Office is open to the public from 8:00am – 5:00pm (Saturday - Thursday) and then 8:00am - 7:00pm (Friday). The primary schedule for this position is Friday – Sunday.  These hours may vary depending on the needs of the park.


Requirements:  You will support TPWD’s mission by assisting with the day to day functions of the park office.  These include, but are not limited to, assisting headquarters staff by independently collecting entrance fees, checking in (registering) campers, answering phones/visitor questions, providing excellent customer service, and selling store merchandise.  You must be comfortable using computers, doing simple math and handling of money, and be able to stand for long periods of time. You will work a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week.  Park hosts should expect to work weekends and holidays, Hosts must sign up for at least six concurrent months at the park in the same position. Background check required.


Benefits: As a front office clerk 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 free for the duration of your contract.  You are provided with a 50 amp full hook-up (water, electric, and sewer) site for free.  The park headquarters has Wi-Fi and Verizon and AT&T work in most campsites but can be spotty.


Program: Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit

Contact Person: Josh Crawford

Contact Phone: (903) 945-5256

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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 not limited to: litter pick, checking/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 - 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 must click "Sign Up" on this page to fill out the online application.  After applications are received, applicants will receive an emailed questionnaire requesting additional information.


Program: Cedar Hill State Park

Contact Person: Beth Tragus

Contact Phone: (972) 291-3900 x230

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

Tasks will consist of: answering telephones; interacting with large numbers of guests; answering questions and disseminating park information; registering campers and collection of fees; light cleaning and maintenance to include litter pick-up; and other office duties as assigned.

Volunteers considering this opportunity should have the ability to use computers.  Cash-handling experience is preferred. 

Days vary based on volunteer availability, must be available on Saturday and/or Sunday at least every other weekend. Must have at least a Class C RV, 5th wheel, or bumper-pull trailer.  Three - six month committment.

The park features multiple boat ramps, fishing, geocaching, and over 15 miles of hiking and biking trails. 
Interested applicants must click "Sign Up" on this page to fill out the online application.  After applications are received, applicants will receive an emailed questionaire requesting additional information.


Program: Cedar Hill State Park

Contact Person: Beth Tragus

Contact Phone: (972) 291-3900 x230

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General maintenance This volunteer opportunity is ongoing beginning January 1, 2017 ~Minimum age of 17 ~Criminal history check required


Program: Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery SHS

Contact Person: Dennis Smith

Contact Phone: (979) 968-5658

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Join us by volunteering in our maintenance department, our goal is to serve the public by enhancing the grounds and facilities of Stephen F. Austin State Park! Volunteers must be 18 years or older and a criminal background check will be required.


Program: Stephen F. Austin State Park

Contact Person: Randy Fields

Contact Phone: (979) 885-3613

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Enjoy a rewarding experience in your state park by providing maintenance for facilities, grounds and trails in Birch Creek State Park. This opportunity is available 7 days a week and a back ground check is required.  Sign up to help us manage and conserve this natural wonder.


Program: Birch Creek - Lake Somerville

Contact Person: Steve Weaver

Contact Phone: (979) 535-7763

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Enjoy a rewarding experience in your state park by volunteering your time to assist park rangers with various needs. 

Volunteers are needed to support park maintenance including but not limited to minor construction/carpentry, painting, campsite maintenance, facilities maintenance, trail maintenance, tree clearing, habitat restoration, vegetation control and other miscellaneous maintenance activities including equipment repair if skilled in that area.  There are also opportunities to assist with office duties and interpretive ranger programs as needed. 

This opportunity is available seven days a week with a flexible schedule working between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.


A Criminal Background check is required.


Program: Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit

Contact Person: Josh Crawford

Contact Phone: (903) 945-5256

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This opportunity is designed for those who have an interest in pursuing a career in the wildlife management field. Current wildlife management students, exceptional high school students and others with an interest in developing their skills in this filed are encouraged to apply.


Program: Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Contact Person: Leslie Kessner

Contact Phone: (903) 670-2272

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Be a part of Texas history!
Located off the beaten path in the quiet community of Anderson, Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site is home to one of the few remaining stagecoach inns of Texas. Open Saturdays and Sundays, it offers visitors an opportunity to step back in time and see what accommodations would look like for a traveler in the 1850s, with each room carefully staged as if its occupants had just walked away moments before. 


We offer a variety of programs that include stagecoach rides on the 2nd Saturdays of March-October on our red replica 1820s Concord stagecoach.


There are a variety of opportunities available at Fanthorp to suit your interest.


Program Presenter:
If you would enjoy engaging visitors with the history of the Inn, there are opportunities to lead guided tours and assist with special programs.


Curatorial:
For those who have or desire to work with the Inn’s collection of furnishings and artifacts we offer opportunities to assist in their maintenance and care.  Fanthorp Inn houses an extensive collection, mostly from the mid-19th century with a few special Fanthorp family heirlooms.


Research:
If you enjoy research, join us in pursuing a better understanding of the events and lives surrounding Fanthorp Inn.


Program: Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site

Contact Person: Jon Failor

Contact Phone: (936) 878-2214 x224

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Giving educational 'Bat Chats', collecting bat roost data, attend regular meetings and training


Program: Houston Urban Wildlife Program

Contact Person: Diana Foss

Contact Phone: (281) 456-7029 x21

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this is for USA Level 1 or 2 Archery certification classes


Program: Community Archery Houston

Contact Person: Kendrick Gray

Contact Phone: (346) 236-9278

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Interpreter - Docent ~ Assist staff by providing weekend tours and special tours of historic sites to various age groups. ~Must participate in and pass docent class prior to being allowed to give tours. ~ Criminal background check required.


Program: Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery SHS

Contact Person: Dennis Smith

Contact Phone: (979) 968-5658

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Under the direction of Park Management, this person will assist with and/or leads interpretive programs for Stephen F. Austin State Park. This position may also assist with the removal of non-native flora. Interpretive Volunteers must be 18 years or older and a criminal background check will be required.


Program: Stephen F. Austin State Park

Contact Person: Randy Fields

Contact Phone: (979) 885-3613

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