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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
Click here for details or to sign up
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
this is for USA Level 1 or 2 Archery certification classes
Program: Community Archery North TX
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
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!
We are looking for a friendly Park Host to join us throughout 2021, 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 requiredPlease contact Bonham State Park for more information.
Program: Bonham State Park
Contact Person: Jason Schooley
Contact Phone: (903) 583-5022
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
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
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 (and their co-resident) 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. *This position is a recurring posting. At the time of application, the park may not be actively seeking someone to fill this position.*
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
This opportunity is specifically for members of the Friends of Cleburne State Park to record their volunteer hours for park related projects and programs.
The primary duty of the Park Host is to assist park visitors by providing information. Hosts will need to become familiar with park regulations and points of interest in and near the park. Hosts may also be asked to perform duties such as litter collection, cleaning, and light maintenance and special projects. Hosts will serve about 25 hours per week and be given days when they will not be on duty. In addition, as a representative of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Hosts should maintain their campsite in an orderly manner. Hosts will not perform law enforcement duties.
Contact Phone: (817) 645-4215 x223
"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.
Contact Person: Immanuel Salas
Contact Phone: (512) 902-2890
This position will serve as a volunteer for Cooper Lake State Park Doctors Creek unit. This position will work with park staff to assist in maintenance, janitorial, clerical, trail work and/or customer service duties.
Program: Cooper Lake State Park/Doctors Creek Unit
Contact Person: Tony Smith
Contact Phone: (903) 945-5256
This position is for members and prospective members of Friends of Doctors Creek Park, Inc. The purpose of Friends of Doctors Creek Park, Inc. shall be to preserve, promote, and serve Cooper Lake State Park Doctors Creek Unit in efforts to host and provide services through educational, civic, and social activities as deemed necessary by the Corporation. Membership is open to individuals, corporations, partnerships, and associations who have an interest in Cooper Lake State Park Doctors Creek Unit. Membership dues are payable at any time. The period of membership is from the date dues are paid until the same date the next year. The Friends of Doctors Creek Park, Inc. has sponsored and funded many community and park events to include: catfishing tournaments, Christmas events, egg hunts, kids fishing days, hunter education classes, membership drives, fish frys, concerts, and fundraisers. This group has been instrumental in funding several projects to enhance opportunities at the park including the construction of the Bluebonnet Fishing Pier and the addition of artifical fish habitat at the fishing pier.Apply online at tpwd.texas.gov/volunteer.
Under the direction of the Park Superintendent and Park Interpreter, this position will serve as an interpretative volunteer for Cooper Lake State Park. This position will be required to research, prepare and present interpretative programs to groups of park visitors as needed in an effort to enhance the visitor's experience at Cooper Lake State Park. This position will also work with park management to plan special park events.Apply online at tpwd.texas.gov/volunteer.
This position will serve as a volunteer for Cooper Lake State Park South Sulphur unit. This position will work with park staff to assist in maintenance, janitorial, clerical, trail work, and/or customer service duties.
Program: Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
This is NOT a Park Host position.Please select Dinosaur Valley SP - Park Host - 2020 - 2021 for Host positionsVolunteers play a vital role in the conservation and stewardship of Texas' natural and cultural resources. Join the Rangers of Dinosaur Valley State Park and play your part in providing a rewarding experience for our guests.A Volunteer Field Ranger has various duties that include, but are not limited to: - Trash pickup- Fire-ring maintenance- Minor construction projects- Vehicle repair- Trail maintenance- Mowing, gardening and tree assessments- Site checks- Interpretive programs- Assisting office front office staff
Program: Dinosaur Valley State Park
Contact Person: Caroline Miller
Contact Phone: (254) 897-4588
No Park Host positions are currently available.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- Stocking shelves at our park store- 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.We have (2) 30 amp sites and (1) 50 amp site.