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Help TPWD staff (Fri.-Sun., 30 SEP - 2 OCT) with fun, hands-on activities like archery, fishing, camping skills and more. Training provided onsite. All volunteers will receive a T-shirt, parking and grounds pass for the day.


Program: Outreach Events

Contact Person: Robert Owen

Contact Phone: (512) 925-4921

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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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Help TPWD staff (Fri.-Sun., 30 SEP - 2 OCT) with fun, hands-on fishing activities.

All volunteers will receive a T-shirt, parking and grounds pass for the day.


Program: Angler Education

Contact Person: Robert Owen

Contact Phone: (512) 925-4921

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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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We are looking for friendly Park Hosts to join us throughout 2022, 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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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.*


Program: Cedar Hill State Park

Contact Person: Susana Cruz

Contact Phone: (972) 291-3900 x244

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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: Jaycee Fernandez

Contact Phone: (817) 465-4215

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


Program: Cleburne State Park

Contact Person: Jaycee Fernandez

Contact Phone: (817) 465-4215

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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.


Program: Cleburne State Park

Contact Person: Jaycee Fernandez

Contact Phone: (817) 465-4215

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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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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

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Want to support Doctors Creek? Are you looking for a way to be involved in directly supporting Doctors Creek? Join the friends group! The Friends of Doctors Creek Park, Inc is a 501 (C) 3 membership-based nonprofit volunteer group. The Friends of Doctors Creek Park, Inc. is dedicated to preserving, promoting, and serving Cooper Lake State Park Doctors Creek Unit to host and provide services through educational, civic, and social activities. Membership is open to individuals, corporations, partnerships, and associations who have an interest in promoting and supporting the Doctors Creek unit of Cooper Lake State Park.

The Friends of Doctors Creek Park, Inc. has funded projects that have enhanced recreational opportunities at the park, such as, the Bluebonnet Fishing Pier and the creation of artificial fish habitat around it. The group has also sponsored community and park events including catfishing tournaments, Christmas events, egg hunts, kids fishing days, hunter education classes, membership drives, fish frys, concerts, and fundraisers.

The Friends group meet the second Tuesday of January, April, July, and October at the Delta County Public Library in Cooper, Texas. Additional meetings may also be held. For more information visit the Friends of Doctors Creek on Facebook.


Program: Cooper Lake State Park/Doctors Creek Unit

Contact Person: Tony Smith

Contact Phone: (903) 945-5256

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Do you have knowledge of and passion for Texas'' natural and cultural resources? Do you love sharing your knowledge and want to continue learning more? Then Cooper Lake State Park Doctors Creek Interpretive Volunteer position is the perfect fit for you!

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek is looking for individuals with public speaking, teaching, and/or docent experience, stellar customer service skills, and a love for state parks to:

Support the interpretive team with educational programs and material assembly,

Lead guided hikes for visitors, including large school groups, and provide information and assistance to visitors.

Volunteers will receive training in interpretation and access to resources and tools to continue to learn about the dynamic natural and cultural resources of the park. Positions are available throughout the week. A criminal background check is required.


Program: Cooper Lake State Park/Doctors Creek Unit

Contact Person: Alicia O'Connor

Contact Phone: (903) 945-5256

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Cooper Lake State Park Doctors Creek is looking for friendly, motivated and energetic park hosts to work and live in its beautiful campground. As a park host, you will support TPWD''s mission by assisting with the day to day functions of the park and providing outstanding service to park visitors, maintaining the cleanliness of park grounds and facilities, and supporting basic maintenance needs. Previous park host experience is preferred, but not required.

Volunteer duties will include: Representing TPWD State Parks in a positive manner; maintaining cleanliness of assigned areas, including keeping assigned bathrooms cleaned and stocked and collecting trash from assigned camp loops; assisting with maintenance operations as assigned; providing excellent customer service to park visitors, including providing general information and assistance to park visitors; and maintaining cleanliness of assigned host site. The schedule for this position will include weekends and holidays.

Requirements: Experience with customer service and ability to effectively communicate with public, other volunteers, and staff; experience with basic maintenance and equipment use; essential opportunity functions require sitting for long periods of time, carrying, walking, and standing; background check required.

Benefits: In exchange for a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week, you are provided with a 50-amp full hook-up site. An onsite washer and dryer are available for you use. You also receive the opportunity to play a critical role in the conservation and stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of Texas!


Program: Cooper Lake State Park/Doctors Creek Unit

Contact Person: Tony Smith

Contact Phone: (903) 945-5256

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Cooper Lake State Park Doctors Creek Unit is looking for friendly, motivated and energetic park hosts to work and live in its majestic campground. As a customer service park host, you will be a representative of Texas State Parks and provide administrative assistance, information to visitors, and campground modeling for park visitors. Previous park host experience is preferred, but not required.


Volunteer duties will include: Staffing the visitor center and collecting fees and issuing camping permits; selling hunting and fishing licenses and store merchandise; answering phone calls and monitoring self-pay stations after hours; providing general information and assistance to park visitors; assisting with cleaning the Headquarters building; and other administrative duties as needed. The primary schedule for this position is Friday, Saturday, & Sunday from 8AM to 5PM.


Requirements: Experience with customer service and ability to effectively communicate with public, other volunteers, and staff; experience with computers, payment systems, and cash handling; essential job functions require sitting for long periods of time, carrying, walking, and standing; criminal background check clearance.


Benefits: In exchange for a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week, you are provided with a 50-amp full hook-up site. An onsite washer and dryer are available for you use. You also receive the opportunity to play a critical role in the conservation and stewardship of the natural and cultural


Program: Cooper Lake State Park/Doctors Creek Unit

Contact Person: Tony Smith

Contact Phone: (903) 945-5256

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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

Contact Person: Tony Smith

Contact Phone: (903) 945-5256

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Do you have knowledge of and passion for Texas'' natural and cultural resources? Do you love sharing your knowledge and want to continue learning more? Then Cooper Lake State Park South Sulphur Interpretive Volunteer position is the perfect fit for you!

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur is looking for individuals with public speaking, teaching, and/or docent experience, stellar customer service skills, and a love for state parks to:

Support the interpretive team with educational programs and material assembly,

Lead guided hikes for visitors, including large school groups, and provide information and assistance to visitors.

Volunteers will receive training in interpretation and access to resources and tools to continue to learn about the dynamic natural and cultural resources of the park. Positions are available throughout the week. A criminal background check is required.


Program: Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit

Contact Person: Alicia O'Connor

Contact Phone: (903) 945-5256

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Overview //

Cooper Lake State Park South Sulphur Unit is looking for friendly, motivated and energetic park hosts to work and live in its beautiful campground. As a park host, you will support TPWD''s mission by assisting with the day to day functions of the park and providing outstanding service to park visitors, maintaining the cleanliness of park grounds and facilities, and supporting basic maintenance needs. Previous park host experience is preferred, but not required.


Volunteer duties will include: Representing TPWD State Parks in a positive manner; maintaining cleanliness of assigned areas, including keeping assigned bathrooms cleaned and stocked and collecting trash from assigned camp loops; assisting with maintenance operations as assigned; providing excellent customer service to park visitors, including providing general information and assistance to park visitors; and maintaining cleanliness of assigned host site. This position will be in a assigned a camping loop, shelter loop, or cabin loop. The duties for the Shelter and Cabin loops will be primarily cleaning those facilities. The schedule for this position will include weekends and holidays.


Requirements: Experience with customer service and ability to effectively communicate with public, other volunteers, and staff; experience with basic maintenance and equipment use; essential opportunity functions require sitting for long periods of time, carrying, walking, and standing; background check required.


Benefits: In exchange for a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week, you are provided with a 50-amp full hook-up site. An onsite washer and dryer are available for you use. You also receive the opportunity to play a critical role in the conservation and stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of Texas!


Program: Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit

Contact Person: Tony Smith

Contact Phone: (903) 945-5256

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Overview //

Cooper Lake State Park South Sulphur Unit is looking for friendly, motivated and energetic park hosts to work and live in its majestic campground. As a customer service park host, you will be a representative of Texas State Parks and provide administrative assistance, information to visitors, and campground modeling for park visitors. Previous park host experience is preferred, but not required.


Volunteer duties will include: Staffing the visitor center and collecting fees and issuing camping permits; selling hunting and fishing licenses and store merchandise; answering phone calls and monitoring self-pay stations after hours; providing general information and assistance to park visitors; assisting with cleaning the Headquarters building; and other administrative duties as needed. The primary schedule for this position is Friday, Saturday, & Sunday from 8AM to 5PM.


Requirements: Experience with customer service and ability to effectively communicate with public, other volunteers, and staff; experience with computers, payment systems, and cash handling; essential job functions require sitting for long periods of time, carrying, walking, and standing; criminal background check clearance.


Benefits: In exchange for a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week, you are provided with a 50-amp full hook-up site. An onsite washer and dryer are available for you use. You also receive the opportunity to play a critical role in the conservation and stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of Texas!


Program: Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit

Contact Person: Tony Smith

Contact Phone: (903) 945-5256

Click here for details or to sign up

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