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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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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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Brazos Bend State Park is seeking energetic, friendly, outgoing Park Hosts to assist in all aspects of park opertations. Previous Park Host experience preferred, but not required. Brazos Bend State Park is open to the visiting public year round. Park Hosts should expect to work weekends and holidays.

Hosts are a vital part of the park's operation. The main role of this position is to assist park staff by providing quality customer service. As a Park Host, you will have the opportunity to meet new people and help visitors have a memorable experience. Duties include fee collection, compsite checks, general facilities cleaning, and grounds maintenance. In exchange for 25 hrs/week of work (per campsite), Park Hosts will be provided with a full hook-up campsite (Water/Sewer/Electric).

Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old. Criminal background checks are required for all persons living/staying in a host site. Park owned vehicles are available to Park Hosts for the performance of Host duties.

Current site availability ranges from April to September 2021.

Please contact Host coordinator Leslie McGuigan 979-553-5101, dial 0 or e-mail at: Leslie.McGuigan@tpwd.texas.gov


Program: Brazos Bend State Park

Contact Person: Leslie McGuigan

Contact Phone: (979) 553-5101 x0

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Brazos Bend State Park is seeking energetic, friendly, outgoing park hosts to assist in park interpretation and outreach. Previous Park Host experience preferred, but not required. Brazos Bend State Park is open to the visiting public year round. Park Hosts should expect to work weekends and holidays.

Hosts are a vital part of the park's operation. The main role of this position would be to assist park staff by providing quality customer service and educational information to the public. As a Park Host, you will have the opportunity to meet new people and help visitors have a memorable experience. Duties include general facilities cleaning and providing outreach programs. In exchange for 25 hrs/week of work (per campsite) Park Hosts will be provided with a full hook-up campsite (Water/Sewer/Electric).

Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old. Criminal background checks are required for all persons living/staying in a Host site. Park owned vehicles are available to Park Hosts for the performance of Host duties.

Current site availability ranges from April 2020 to September 2021.

Please contact Host coordinator Leslie McGuigan 979-553-5101, dial 0 or e-mail at: Leslie.McGuigan@tpwd.texas.gov


Program: Brazos Bend State Park

Contact Person: Leslie McGuigan

Contact Phone: (979) 553-5101 x0

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If you are interested in Park Host opportunities, please apply for our separate Park Host opportunity. If you are interested in maintenance only, please see that opportunity.


*Volunteer training dates for 2020 will be announced.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.

Volunteering at Brazos Bend involves customer service, formal interpretation (present programs/hikes), informal interpretation (staffing nature center and roving trails on weekends/holidays), operation of non-profit gift shop. Minimum hourly requirements, flexible schedule, training required.

Visit: www.brazosbend.org for complete information


Program: Brazos Bend State Park

Contact Person: Montse Canedo

Contact Phone: (979) 553-5101 x0

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Assists TPWD - Coastal Fisheries Biologists and Wildflife Technicians with the collecting, processing and reporting data from marine activities in the ecosystem. Specific methodology may include use of sampling gears (bag seines, gill nets, trawls and oyster dredges.) Interaction with the public- Outreach/educational youth events. Normal workweek is 8-5 Monday through Friday, with frequent hours to include early mornings, late evenings and weekends.


Program: Coastal Fisheries Region 1

Contact Person: Derek York

Contact Phone: (281) 534-0115

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Assists TPWD - Coastal Fisheries Biologists with the collection of fisheries related data. Handling of fish, boating on skiffs and research vessels required.


Program: Coastal Fisheries Region 2

Contact Person: Faye Grubbs

Contact Phone: (361) 825-3281

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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 South Texas

Contact Person: Kendrick Gray

Contact Phone: (346) 236-9278

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Assists the Region 4 Cultural Resources Coordinator with sensitive archeological site visits and conducts research at local state parks and labs. Tasks may include, but are not limited to, fieldwork, lab work or research, as needed. Must be an ethics-bound member in good standing of a Houston or surrounding area archeological society with corresponding certifications. A background check is required.


Program: Cultural Resources--State Parks

Contact Person: Jason Chambers

Contact Phone: (281) 456-8266 x236

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For use by Friends of Galveston Island State Park standing members to track hours for meetings, programs, and activites that are not tracked in other locations.


Program: Galveston Island State Park

Contact Person: Kyle O'Haver

Contact Phone: (409) 737-1222

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Host work will include, but not be limited to,
mowing, cleaning, picking up trash, driving a UTV, checking on campers, and closing gates.


Program: Galveston Island State Park

Contact Person: Kyle O'Haver

Contact Phone: (409) 737-1222

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This posting is to request to complete Community Service Volunteer Work.

Please email Pedro with the number of hours to be completed, the timeframe you have to complete those hours, and what days of the week and time of day that works best for you.

This is a request and does not guarantee you will be accepted here to complete your hours.

Type of work is mostly outdoor hands on labor and is dependent on your skills set, and project availabilityhis posting is to request to complete Community Service Volunteer Work.

Please email Pedro with the number of hours to be completed, the timeframe you have to complete those hours, and what days of the week and time of day that works best for you.

This is a request and does not guarantee you will be accepted here to complete your hours. Type of work is mostly outdoor hands on labor and is dependent on your skills set, and project avaiablity


Program: Galveston Island State Park

Contact Person: Pedro Aguiar

Contact Phone: (409) 737-1222

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Maintenance Host positions available from September 2021- January 2022. One to four month positions available.

This position is responsible for helping with general maintenance in the park such as cleaning restrooms, picking up trash, checking campsites, and minor construction projects. Painting signs, mowing grass, and landscaping may also be done.


Program: Goose Island State Park

Contact Person: Sarah Nordlof

Contact Phone: (361) 729-2858

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Maintenance Host positions available from May-September 2021. One to four month positions available.

This position is responsible for helping with general maintenance in the park such as cleaning restrooms, picking up trash, checking campsites, and minor construction projects. Painting signs, mowing grass, and landscaping may also be done.


Program: Goose Island State Park

Contact Person: Sarah Nordlof

Contact Phone: (361) 729-2858

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Office Host positions available from September 2021- January 2022. Office shifts vary between the hours of 7:00 am - 8:00 pm, but occasionally earlier or later shifts may be needed. This position consists of working with computers & cash registers, checking guests in, answering phones, and other clerical tasks. A three to four month commitment is required for this position.


Program: Goose Island State Park

Contact Person: Sarah Nordlof

Contact Phone: (361) 729-2858

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Office Host positions available from May-September 2021. Office shifts vary between the hours of 7:00 am - 8:00 pm, but occasionally earlier or later shifts may be needed. This position consists of working with computers & cash registers, checking guests in, answering phones, and other clerical tasks. A three to four month commitment is required for this position.


Program: Goose Island State Park

Contact Person: Sarah Nordlof

Contact Phone: (361) 729-2858

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This opportunity will give volunteers the opporunity ta assist TPWD with research in regards to alligator snapping turtles.


Program: Houston Urban Wildlife Program

Contact Person: Kelly Norrid

Contact Phone: (281) 456-7029 x22

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Presentations, booths talks and general assistance with tasks in regards to urban wildlife in the greater Houston area.


Program: Houston Urban Wildlife Program

Contact Person: Kelly Norrid

Contact Phone: (281) 456-7029 x22

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Interpretive Volunteer to help with school groups, guided hikes, kayaking programs, or outreach for the park. Depending on skill level and training.


Program: Galveston Island State Park

Contact Person: Jordan Kieffer

Contact Phone: (956) 472-3245

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Duties include:
- Maintain birding area and feeders
- Conduct bird walks and programs
- Conduct other programs if able.

Report to Superintendents. Shifts to be determined.


Program: Lake Corpus Christi State Park

Contact Person: Mary Thomas

Contact Phone: (361) 547-2635

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