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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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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 listedto 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 theCypress Basin Master Naturalists - in theHarrison County area.

Our Chapter meetings are on January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, and November 17.

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Program: Cypress Basin Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Cypress Basin

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Apply to volunteer with theEast Texas Master Naturalists.

The East Texas Chapter serves the ten county area including Smith, Cherokee, Anderson, Henderson, Van Zandt, Rains, Wood, Upshur, Gregg, and Rusk counties.

We meet on the 4th Thursday of the month. Visit our websitefor more information


Program: East Texas Master Naturalists

Contact Person: East Texas

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Apply to volunteer with the Longleaf Ridge Master Naturalists.

The Longleaf Ridge Master Naturalist chapter of Texas Master Naturalists is located in one of the most heavily wooded areas of East Texas, surrounded by 3 lakes: Lake Sam Rayburn, Toledo Bend and Dam B (aka Lake Steinhagen).

It is just a few miles north of the Big Thicket National Preserve. The wild Neches River is the western boundary of Jasper County, and the Sabine River is the eastern edge of Newton County.

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Program: Longleaf Ridge Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Longleaf Ridge

Contact Phone: (409) 594-0821

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Apply to take certification training with the Lower Trinity Basin Texas Master Naturalist Chapter


Program: Lower Trinity Basin Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Lower Trinity Basin

Contact Phone: (936) 334-3230

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Apply to volunteer with the Piney Wood Lakes Master Naturalists.

A Piney Wood Lakes Texas Master Naturalist is exposed to the diversity of the plants, animals and geology of the Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity and Tyler County region through Experienced Instructors in Basic Training, Field Trips and Community Projects!

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Program: Piney Wood Lakes Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Piney Wood Lakes

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Apply to volunteer with theRed RiverMaster Naturalists - in the Northeast corner of Texas.

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Program: Red River Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Red River

Contact Phone: (903) 966-2722

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Apply to volunteer with the Sabine Neches Master Naturalists in the Orange, Jefferson, and Hardin County area.
We meet at 6:30pm on the 4th Thursday of the month at various places in the area.
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Program: Sabine-Neches Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Sabine-Neches Chapter

Contact Phone: (409) 882-7010

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this is for USA Level 1 or 2 Archery certification classes


Program: Community Archery North TX

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In exchange for 24 hours per week, host are provided with a 50 amp sewer, water and electric campsite. Duties include campground and day use maintenance, restrooms, special projects, trail maintenance and customer service. Duties dependant upon the current park needs and skills of the volunteer. Background Check Required


Program: Atlanta State Park

Contact Person: Kayla Williams

Contact Phone: (903) 796-6476

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Do you have a passion for parks? Are you a people person? Apply to be a Front Office Clerk Park Host (Headquarters Host) at Atlanta State Park! Park hosts are a vital part of any park's operation. Atlanta 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 Atlanta State Park Headquarters Office. The Headquarters Office is open to the public from 8:00am 5:00pm. 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. 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 work in most campsites but can be spotty. Washer and Dryer available for use by host.


Program: Atlanta State Park

Contact Person: Kayla Williams

Contact Phone: (903) 796-6476

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Overview: Caddo Lake State Park is looking for friendly, motivated and energetic park hosts to work and live in its beautiful Pineywoods 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 customer service to park visitors, maintaining the cleanliness of park grounds and facilities, and supporting basic maintenance needs.


Field Duties Include: This position assists park maintenance staff with day to day operations of a state park. Duties may include maintaining the cleanliness of assigned areas; keeping assigned bathrooms cleaned and stocked; maintaining and cleaning assigned camp loops; operating mowers, weed-eaters; other duties as assigned by maintenance specialist or volunteer supervisor. Position requires standing for long periods of time, carrying, and walking. Shifts may vary, primarily daytime.

Customer Service Duties Include: This position assists park headquarters staff by answering telephones, collecting fees, issuing camping permits, and other duties as assigned by office manager or volunteer supervisor. Position requires sitting for long periods of time, carrying, walking, and standing. Shifts depend on season/park need and may include regular business hours or nights and weekends.


Required Qualifications: Must be 18 years or older. Experience with customer service and ability to effectively communicate with public, other volunteers, and staff; experience with basic maintenance and custodial tasks; criminal background check required.


Preferred Qualifications: Experience using hand tools and basic maintenance equipment; money handling experience


Time Commitment and Benefits: In exchange for a minimum of 24 volunteer hours per week, you are provided with a 50 amp full hook-up campsite. Park hosts must commit to a minimum one-month stay, though priority will be given to those who can stay three to six months. All training and equipment will be provided. You also receive the opportunity to play a critical role in the conservation and stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of Texas!


Contact: Rebecca Manning (email preferred)


rebecca.manning@tpwd.texas.gov


Program: Caddo Lake State Park

Contact Person: Rebecca Manning

Contact Phone: (903) 679-3351

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No Current Availabilty.

Have you ever thought about living in one of Texas' hidden treasures at no cost? The "Cathedral of the Trees" - Daingerfield State Park is one of Texas' oldest state parks that abound with awe-inspiring natural beauty and a rich cultural tradition. Even though this Civilian Conservation Corps built park is almost 80 year old, it had a multi-million dollar facelift in 2010 which is evident with the new bathhouses, restored historic Pavilion and the multiple full hook-up campsites. Visitor activities are focused in and around the park's 80 acre lake with swimming, boating and fishing activities. Hiking around the lake on the Rustling Leaves Trail or reaching the summit on the Mountain View Trail are also important visitor activities. Come dance the night away at the historic Pavilion with a retro Jukebox. The rich and varied park will recharge you during you Park Hosting adventure.


Park Hosts at Daingerfield State Park join a committed team of professionals whose goal is to provide visitors with a superior outdoor experience, interpreting the natural world and conserving the park's natural and cultural heritage for present and future generations to love and cherish.


Park Host sites at Daingerfield State Park can accommodate a wide variety of RV's with 50/30 Amp full hook-up and 30 Amp full hook-up sites. The park has excellent cell phone coverage with Verizon & AT&T and has Wi-Fi connectivity within portions the park. A washer and dryer is available on site for you to use.


We require a minimum 25 hours per site of assigned work per week for our Park Hosts. We understand that each Park Host has different skill sets and our goal is to match you with your skills and passions. Park Host duties at Daingerfield State Park are varied but may include the following:


- Campsite Maintenance
- Cleaning Restrooms and Bathhouses
- Grounds Maintenance
- Assisting with Interpretative Programs
- Assisting with Special Events
- Superior Customer Service at Park Headquarters
- Afterhours Campsite Checks
- Carpentry
- Facility Maintenance


If you are interested in this Park Hosting adventure, please click on the link below. Limited availability so contact us today!!


Program: Daingerfield State Park

Contact Person: Tony Smith

Contact Phone: (903) 645-2921

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Volunteers at Daingerfield State Park help us preserve the rich cultural and natural heritage of Texas. The "Cathedral of the Trees" - Daingerfield State Park is one of Texas'' oldest state parks. Even though this Civilian Conservation Corps built park is almost 80 year old, it had a multi-million dollar facelift in 2010 which is evident with the new bathhouses, restored historic Pavilion, and the multiple full hook-up campsites. Visitor activities are focused in and around the park''s 80 acre lake with swimming, boating and fishing activities. Hiking around the lake on the Rustling Leaves Trail or reaching the summit on the Mountain View Trail are also important visitor activities. Starting in the Summer of 2017 we will be having weekend dances with a Jukebox.

We are looking for volunteers who can help us with a multitude of projects. Some examples include

- Trail Clean up
- Assisting with or leading interpretive programs or activities
- Helping decorate, working during, or clean up special events (Valentine''s Day Dance, Christmas in the Park, Halloween Event, and others)
- Helping with weekend Dances
- Painting
- Splitting wood
- Service Projects
- Your Passion!


Groups or volunteers can contact the park to set up a time to volunteer or attend scheduled public volunteer days and special events. If you would like to be put on the park''s volunteer mailing list apply online or contact the Park (903-645-2921).


Program: Daingerfield State Park

Contact Person: Tony Smith

Contact Phone: (903) 645-2921

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The general volunteer position for Huntsville State Park is for volunteers who wish to help in any way possible, whether that be maintenance, interpretive progamming, or leading guided hikes. If you are interested in assisting the park and do not have a specific task in mind, then this is the one you want!

Hello and thank you for signing up to volunteer at Huntsville State Park! Once you are signed up, please send an email to Ted.Pick@tpwd.texas.gov stating what you were hoping to do to help the park.


Program: Huntsville State Park

Contact Person: Jessica Bright

Contact Phone: (936) 295-5644 x224

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Huntsville State Park is looking for volunteers with maintenance, electrical work, carpentry or manual labor experience and a love for state parks to support the maintenance team! Your time, energy, and skills will support the park team in managing and conserving the park's natural and cultural resources and keep the park safe and usable for visitors.

Maintenance volunteers assist with park maintenance, including but not limited to minor construction/carpentry, trail maintenance, tree clearing, habitat restoration, and other projects depending on skill set.


Volunteers will receive safety and equipment training and will learn about park maintenance operations. Positions are available throughout the week. Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum 4 hour shift. A criminal background check is required.

*Once you complete your online application to become a volunteer please email Ted Pick at Ted.Pick@tpwd.texas.gov


Program: Huntsville State Park

Contact Person: Jessica Bright

Contact Phone: (936) 295-5644 x224

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Openings available: April 2020 - December 2020.

Huntsville State Park is looking for friendly, motivated, and energetic Park Hosts to work and live in its beautiful Pineywoods 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.

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 by maintenance specialist or volunteer supervisor; providing excellent customer service to park visitors, including providing general information and assistance to park visitors; and maintaining cleanliness of assigned host site.

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 for one individual or 32 volunteer hours per week for a couple, you are provided with a 50 amp full hook-up. You also receive the opportunity to play a critical role in the conservation and stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of Texas!

Call for available dates or additional details.

*Once you complete your online application to become a Park Host please email Jessica Bright at Jessica.Bright@tpwd.texas.gov


Program: Huntsville State Park

Contact Person: Jessica Bright

Contact Phone: (936) 295-5644 x33

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Lake Bob Sandlin State Park is looking for friendly, motivated and energetic park hosts to work and live in its beautiful Piney Woods campground. As a park host, you will support TPWDs 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.



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 by maintenance specialist or volunteer supervisor; providing excellent customer service to park visitors, including providing general information and assistance to park visitors; and maintaining cleanliness of assigned host site.



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 25 volunteer hours per week, you are provided with a 50 amp full hook-up. You also receive the opportunity to play a critical role in the conservation and stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of Texas!



Call for available dates or additional details.


Program: Lake Bob Sandlin State Park

Contact Person: Chris Caswell

Contact Phone: (903) 572-5531

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Lake Bob Sandlin State Park is looking for friendly, motivated and energetic park hosts to work and live in its beautiful Piney Woods campground. As a park host, you will support TPWDs mission by providing outstanding service to park visitors, providing guided hikes and planning/leading/assisting with Saturday informational events about the parks natural and cultural resources to the visiting public.



Volunteer duties will include: Represent TPWD State Parks in a positive manner and supplement the work of park staff. Provide customer service to park visitors, including providing general information and assistance to park visitors. Never engage in law enforcement duties. Coordinate and/or assist with Saturday interpretive events, which may include planning and assembling materials. Provide structured and roving interpretation, including; Lead guided hikes for the visiting public, including school field trip groups. Hikes will include information about the parks flora and fauna and about the history of its development and cultural resources. Provide general information and assistance to park visitors. Maintain cleanliness and organization of assigned host site.




Requirements: Passion for Texas State Parks. Experience with customer service and ability to effectively communicate with public, other volunteers, and staff. Knowledge and interest in parks natural and cultural resources and willingness to continue learning. Experience working in a classroom setting or working with young people strongly preferred. Essential opportunity functions require walking or standing for extended period of time. Criminal background check clearance. Ability to maintain campsite as model site.




Benefits: In exchange for a minimum of 25 volunteer hours per week, you are provided with a 50 amp full hook-up. Training in interpretation and access to resources and tools to continue to learn about the dynamic natural and cultural resources of the park. You also receive the opportunity to play a critical role in the conservation and stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of Texas!



Call for available dates or additional details.


Program: Lake Bob Sandlin State Park

Contact Person: Chris Caswell

Contact Phone: (903) 572-5531

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