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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 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 become a member and volunteer with the Tierra Grande Master Naturalists.  The Tierra Grande chapter covers primarily Brewster, Jeff Davis and Presidio counties in the Big Bend region.

We meet quarterly.
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Program: Tierra Grande Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Tierra Grande

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Apply to volunteer with the Trans Pecos Master Naturalists. We work in the Trans Pecos region of west Texas.
Find out more about us here.


Program: Trans-Pecos Master Naturalists

Contact Person: Trans Pecos Chapter

Contact Phone: (915) 771-2354

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this is for USA Level 1 or 2 Archery certification classes


Program: Community Archery North TX

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Will assist park staff with lawn mowing, weed-whacking, and other grounds duties as assigned. Will work 25 hours per week. Minimum age: 17 (If under 18 the volunteer will need to print out a Parental Release Form and bring a signed copy to the park headquarters). This opportunity is avaible year round. A criminal background check is required. Contact the park for more information about this opportunity.


Program: Balmorhea State Park

Contact Person: Edith Pena

Contact Phone: (432) 375-2370

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Tasks will vary. Hosts will assist with day-to-day operations including visitor services, maintenance, facility clean-up, special events and other duties as needed. Tasks will be tailored to suit the skills and interests of each volunteer.


Program: Barton Warnock Visitor Center

Contact Person: Amber Harrison

Contact Phone: (432) 424-3327

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Under the direction of park staff, volunteer performs general facilities maintenance, assists with special events, and may assist with the upkeep of the multi-use trails at Big Bend Ranch State Park. Housing is not provided, but camping or RV accommodations may be made as appropriate.


Program: Barton Warnock Visitor Center

Contact Person: Amber Harrison

Contact Phone: (432) 424-3327

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Compadres del Rancho Grande (CDRG) is the official 501(c)3 non-profit organization working with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) to promote and sustain this amazing resource.

Our Mission is to provide resources to support and sustain the parks, enhance visitor experiences, and educate the public on the wonders of the parks and the importance of their natural and cultural resources.

Compadres volunteers help meet the needs of the Big Bend Ranch State Park Complex through fundraising, volunteering, outreach, and education.

Sign up to volunteer on the board or help with events and programs on an as needed basis.

Projects may include special event organization, conducting/supporting educational programs, fundraising and networking, assistance with park operations, etc.


Program: Barton Warnock Visitor Center

Contact Person: Amber Harrison

Contact Phone: (432) 424-3327

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Big Bend Ranch State Park is now a Gold-tier Dark Sky Park recognized by the International Dark Sky Association. This designation means that the night sky over BBRSP has not been affected by light pollution and is dark enough to see astronomical features such as the Milky Way that can no longer be seen in many urban areas.

In an effort to monitor the quality of the night sky at the park, we are looking for amateur and/or professional astronomers and astrophotographers to observe and document the sky from various locations in the park.


Volunteers will adopt a location and take observations or images once or twice a year. Observations and images will be used to monitor sky quality and used in public programs to raise awareness about light pollution and the importance of natural dark skies.

Camp fees and/or park entrance fees may be waived for volunteers who sign up and provide the park with observations and/or images. All data will be appropriately managed and credited if presented to the public.


Program: Barton Warnock Visitor Center

Contact Person: Amber Harrison

Contact Phone: (432) 424-3327

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Since the 1930's, Davis Mountains State Park and Indian Lodge has been an iconic destination for travelers near and far. As an interpretive volunteer, you can help us engage and inspire visitors by leading programs, hikes, walks and talks, and helping with school groups and special events. Whether it's a birding walk, a star gazing program, a native plant hike, a children's program, a talk about wildlife, or simply supporting our existing programs, we'd love to put your expertise and skills to good use!


Program: Davis Mountains State Park

Contact Person: Tyler Priest

Contact Phone: (432) 426-3337 x301

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Mile high views. Dark night skies. Great hiking and birding. Rich CCC history and the historic Indian Lodge. Literally the coolest campground in Texas. Find it all at Davis Mountains State Park!



Join us as a volunteer park host and find magic in the Big Bend Region of Texas while helping to provide a memorable experience for our visitors. This park host position includes full hook-up site- sewer, water/50 amp, cable, picnic table.


Basic duties include: campground checks, bird blind feeding, light restroom and campgrounds maintenance, customer service. This host site involves assisting the park programming with 5 hours of interpretation/week in addition to regular duties. 30 hrs/week/couple, 25 hrs/week/individual


Regular schedule: 2 days on, 4 days off (may vary) Benefit: The knowledge that you are stewarding and protecting Texas State Parks for use today and by future generations. This position allows you to conduct some interpretive programs (experience in conducting programs is preferred) and allows for maintenance work as well. You can receive training in interpretation as needed, and access to resources and tools to continue to learn about the natural and cultural resources of the park. You can spend time in a beautiful place while assisting the park with critical operating duties. Volunteers are our greatest natural resource!


Requirements: Must be 18 or over Required: Criminal Background Check, ATV online training. Optional: Completion of Distracted Driving course. FYI- park does not have cell service other than Verizon booster at HQ. Service is available on the top of the mountain road or 4 miles away in Fort Davis. WIFI available but at times unreliable.


Program: Davis Mountains State Park

Contact Person: Tyler Priest

Contact Phone: (432) 426-3337 x301

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Mile high views. Dark night skies. Great hiking and birding. Rich CCC history and the historic Indian Lodge. Literally the coolest campground in Texas. Find it all at Davis Mountains State Park!



Join us as a volunteer and find magic in the Big Bend Region of Texas while helping to provide a memorable experience for our visitors. This park host position includes full hook-up site- sewer, water/50 amp, cable, picnic table.



Basic duties include: campground checks, bird feeding, light restroom and campgrounds maintenance, customer service. This host site involves assisting the park programming with interpretation and also maintenance in addition to regular duties. 30 hrs/week/couple, 25 hrs/week/individual



Regular schedule: 2 days on, 4 days off (may vary) Benefit: The knowledge that you are stewarding and protecting Texas State Parks for use today and by future generations. This site gives you a little experience in interpretation and allows for maintenance work as well. You can receive training in interpretation as needed and access to resources and tools to continue to lear about the dynamic natural and cultural resources of the park. You can spend time in a beautiful place while assiting the park with critical operating duties. Volunteers are our greatest natural resource!



Requirements: Must be 18 or over Required: Criminal Background Check, ATV online training. Optional: Completion of Distracted Driving course FYI- park does not have cell service other than Verizon booster at HQ. Service is available on the top of the mountain road or 4 miles away in Fort Davis. WIFI available but at times unreliable.


Program: Davis Mountains State Park

Contact Person: Tyler Priest

Contact Phone: (432) 426-3337 x301

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Mile high views. Dark night skies. Great hiking and birding. Rich CCC history and the historic Indian Lodge. Literally the coolest campground in Texas. Find it all at Davis Mountains State Park!



Join us as a volunteer and find magic in the Big Bend Region of Texas while helping to provide a memorable experience for visitors. This host position includes full hook-up site- sewer, water/50 amp, cable, picnic table.

Basic duties include
: campground checks, bird feeding, light restroom and campgrounds maintenance, customer service. This host site involves assisting the park with 10 hours of maintenance/week in addition to regular duties. 30 hrs/week/couple, 25 hrs/week/individual.

Regular schedule: 2 days on, 4 days off (may vary) Benefit: The knowledge that you are stewarding and protecting Texas State Parks for use today and by future generations. You can spend time in a beautiful place while assiting the park with critical operating duties. Volunteers are our greatest natural resource!

Requirements:
Must be 18 or over Required: Criminal Background Check, ATV online training. Optional: Completion of Distracted Driving course FYI- park does not have cell service other than Verizon booster at HQ. Service is available on the top of the mountain road or 4 miles away in Fort Davis. WIFI available but at times unreliable.


Program: Davis Mountains State Park

Contact Person: Tyler Priest

Contact Phone: (432) 426-3337 x301

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Mile high views. Dark night skies. Great hiking and birding. Rich CCC history and the iconic Indian Lodge. Literally the coolest campground in Texas. Find it all at Davis Mountains State Park!

Join us as a volunteer and find magic in the Big Bend Region of Texas while helping to provide a memorable experience for our visitors. We have 4 park host sites, and each includes full hook-up site- sewer, water/50 amp, cable, picnic table.

Minimum commitment of 1 month, maximum of 2 month at a time for those new to our park.

Basic duties include: campground checks, bird blind feeding, light restroom and campgrounds maintenance, customer service. 30 hrs/week/couple, 25 hrs/week/individual. Work days/shifts may vary but can usually be tailored to park host's schedules.

Help our team steward and protect this unique Texas State Park for use today and by future generations. You can spend time in a beautiful place while assisting the park with critical operations. Volunteers are our greatest natural resource!


To meet our business needs, we are looking for park hosts who can go beyond basic campground duties to contribute in one of the following areas:
- maintenance support and projects
- front desk duties
- interpretation (leading walks and talks)



Requirements: Must be 18 or over Required: Criminal Background Check, ATV online training. Optional: Completion of Distracted Driving course. FYI- most of the park does not have cell service other than Verizon booster at HQ. Service IS available on the top of park road or 4 miles away in Fort Davis. WIFI is available at several hotspots in the park.


Program: Davis Mountains State Park

Contact Person: Tyler Priest

Contact Phone: (432) 426-3337 x301

Click here for details or to sign up

Overview //

Mile high views. Dark night skies. Great hiking and birding. Rich CCC history and the iconic Indian Lodge. Literally the coolest campground in Texas. Find it all at Davis Mountains State Park!

Join us as a volunteer and find magic in the Big Bend Region of Texas while helping to provide a memorable experience for our visitors. We have 4 park host sites, and each includes full hook-up site- sewer, water/50 amp, cable, picnic table.

Minimum commitment of 1 month, maximum of 2 months at a time for those new to our park.

Basic duties include: campground checks, bird blind feeding, light restroom and campgrounds maintenance, customer service. 30 hrs/week/couple, 25 hrs/week/individual. Work days/shifts may vary but can usually be tailored to park host's schedules.

Help our team steward and protect this unique Texas State Park for use today and by future generations. You can spend time in a beautiful place while assisting the park with critical operations. Volunteers are our greatest natural resource!

To meet our business needs, we are looking for park hosts who can go beyond basic campground duties to contribute in one of the following areas:
- maintenance support and projects
- front desk duties
- interpretation (leading walks and talks)


Requirements: Must be 18 or over Required: Criminal Background Check, ATV online training. Optional: Completion of Distracted Driving course. FYI- most of the park does not have cell service other than Verizon booster at HQ. Service IS available on the top of park road or 4 miles away in Fort Davis. WIFI is available at several hotspots in the park.


Program: Davis Mountains State Park

Contact Person: Tyler Priest

Contact Phone: (432) 426-3337 x301

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Join The Devil's Sinkhole Society and help with interpretation, event planning, and general maintenance. Criminal Background Check is required


Program: Devil's Sinkhole SNA

Contact Person: Alan Crowe

Contact Phone: (830) 563-2342

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Looking for helpful and self motivated campground park host. Host is required to complete a minimun of 24 volunteer hours per week .
Camp ground Host daily duties:
Provide a warm friendly greeting to park's day and overnight visitors.
Work as Customer Service Representive at Visitor Center .
Instruct visitors of after hour's regristration.
Direct overnight users to camping area and specific sites.
Clean restroom,shower building and bunkhouse.
Litter clean up.
Cleaning of campsite and fire rings.
Assist in mowing campsites.
Assist park ranger in light maintenance duties.
Other duties based on interests, skills, and park need.

Applicants must be 18 years of age and older.
A Criminal Background Check is required.
Campground Park Host will be provided with electrical hook up, water, sewer, washer and dryer.
Park is open to the Public from Friday at 8 am to Monday at 5pm.
Current interest list for February & March 2020 please call the park 830-395-2133.


Program: Devils River State Natural Area-North Unit

Contact Person: Beau Hester

Contact Phone: (830) 395-2133

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Volunteer will support TPWD's mission by assisting park staff in Headquaters Building with the Park day operations.
Volunteer must provide customer service, register incoming visitors, answer phone calls.
Provide park information to all incoming visitors .
A Criminal Background (CBC) must be successfully PASSED before opporunity offered.
Current interest for February & March 2020 contact Beau Hester 830-395-2133.


Program: Devils River State Natural Area-North Unit

Contact Person: Beau.Hester

Contact Phone: (830) 395-2133

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Do you have a passion for nature and the outdoors?
If you enjoy talking and learing about nature and being outside in the beautiful San Felipe Creek this opporunity is for you!

Work with park interpreter to present interpretive programs and instruction that will engage students in learning and caring for nature.

As an Outreach Volunteer you will be able to share your passion by assisting with:
Leave No Trace, Fishing 101, Aquatic Science, Aquatic Wild, Native Plant and Wildlife Identification.

We are hoping to have several events in Del Rio,Texas. We will have about 50 students at each event, will divide the lesson/talks/presentation to about 10-12 students per presenation and rotate them from one presenter to another.


Program: Devils River State Natural Area-North Unit

Contact Person: Nora Padilla

Contact Phone:

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