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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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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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Assist park staff with lawn mowing, weed-whacking, and other grounds duties as assigned. Could work up to 25 hours per week.

Minimum age: 17. Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to print out a Parental Release Form and bring a signed copy to the park headquarters. This opportunity is available year round. A criminal background check is required.

Thank You for your interest in volunteering for Texas State Parks!


Program: Balmorhea State Park

Contact Person: Edith Pena

Contact Phone: (432) 375-2370

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Volunteers will monitor at the pool gate entrance checking for paid visitors wristbands and reminding visitors on rules and regulations of the park. While gate keeper is the main duty, other volunteer opportunities might exist
depending on need such as maintenance, parking, and customer service.
May work either am or pm shift. Current need on weekends starting immediately, however, work schedule can be modified and vary based on special events or holidays.

Required:
-Applicant must be at least 18 yrs.
-Must be able to pass a criminal background check

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Texas State Parks!




Program: Balmorhea State Park

Contact Person: Edith Pena

Contact Phone: (432) 375-2370

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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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"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 Houston and Coastal

Contact Person: Travis Glick

Contact Phone: (214) 532-1613

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Maintaining and improving our iconic park requires the valuable help of those from local communities in the Davis Mountains region. Whether a group project or an individual assignment, our local volunteers have done so much to make our beautiful park what it is. Be ready to roll up your sleeves and get to work in a scenic park.


Program: Davis Mountains State Park

Contact Person: Charles Ewing

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. Help our team steward this special place while providing our guests with positive experiences.

We have 4 park host sites, and each includes full hook-up site- sewer, water/50 amp, and picnic table.

Minimum commitment of 1 month.

Basic duties may include: campground checks, bird blind feeding, light maintenance, customer service, managing recycling, supporting office staff, assisting after-hours check-ins, etc. 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 engaging walks and talks and tours)

Requirements: Must be 18 or over. Pass a 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 3A (Skyline Drive) or 4 miles away in Fort Davis. WIFI is usually available at several hotspots in the park.


Program: Davis Mountains State Park

Contact Person: Charles Ewing

Contact Phone: (432) 426-3337 x301

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Serive projects needing graduation hours for community serive.
Cleaning areas for birding and camping sites, other projects include monarch butterflies, bird count, aquatic science project .
Will instructed on hand tool safety and the how to use shovels, rakes, loopers,etc.


Program: Devils River State Natural Area- Hughes Unit

Contact Person: Nora Padilla

Contact Phone: (830) 395-2133

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Work close with park staff in the maintenace of park buildings.
Clear and install fire rings, picnic talbes, and shade shelters in campsite areas.
Assist in mowing and trimming campsites and trails.
Assist park staff on setting for intepretive programs or events.

Must be 18 yrs and older with some maintenance skills.
Must pass a background test.


Program: Devils River State Natural Area-Del Norte Unit

Contact Person: Nora Padilla

Contact Phone: (183) 028-2247 x1

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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 include:
- 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 requirements
- Direct overnight visitors to camping area and specific sites
- Clean restroom, shower building and bunkhouse
- Litter clean up
- Clean campsite and fire rings
- Assist with mowing campsites
- Assist park ranger with light maintenance duties
- Other duties based on interests, skills, and park needs

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-Del Norte Unit

Contact Person: Beau Hester

Contact Phone: (830) 395-2133

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This position will provide the opportunity to become familiar with multiple aspects of the Texas Parks and Wildlife operations through hands on participation.

Volunteer Intern will receive an orientation from the perspective of several different staff positions, including the superintendent, office manager, maintenance staff, park interpreter and law enforcement.

The intern may rotate duties with different staff, however all duties will come with clear instruction from park superintendent. The majority of the duties will consist of designing, assisting and leading outreach programs to a variety of audiences such as park guests. Will work as a Customer Service Clerk at our Park HQ and provide park orientaiton for incoming visitors.


Program: Devils River State Natural Area-Del Norte Unit

Contact Person: Nora Padilla

Contact Phone: (830) 395-2256

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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!

Park Ranger will be providing instructional training before outreach programs

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-Del Norte Unit

Contact Person: Nora Padilla

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Volunteer will support TPWD's mission by assisting park staff in Headquaters Building with the Park's daytime operations.
Volunteer must provide customer service, register incoming visitors, answer phone calls, and provide park information to all incoming visitors.

A criminal background check (CBC) must be successfully PASSED before an opporunity will be offered.

Current interest for February & March 2020 contact Beau Hester 830-395-2133.


Program: Devils River State Natural Area-Del Norte Unit

Contact Person: Beau.Hester

Contact Phone: (830) 395-2133

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Guided Hike Leader - With over 100 miles of trails, Franklin Mountains State Park offers abundant oportunities for hiking and exploration. Aid park staff by guiding educational and interpretive hikes for school groups and the public. This opportunity is open year round.

Contact the park for additional information.


Program: Franklin Mountains State Park

Contact Person: Lydia Pagel

Contact Phone: (915) 444-9100

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Removal of all Litter/Trash from Park Facilities and Grounds at McKelligon Canyon, Tom Mays Unit, Smugglers Pass, Tin Mines Unit, and/or Hitt Canyon. Contact Park for more specific details.


Program: Franklin Mountains State Park

Contact Person: Lydia Pagel

Contact Phone: (915) 444-1417

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Assist Park by helping maintain over 100 miles of trails. Trail Maintenance is an endless opportunity to work outside and assist in the upkeep of Park trails. Areas of concern include erosion control, debris removal, GPS-ing, trail marking and trail rerouting. Contact Park for more specific details. This Opportuninity is available year round on a daily basis.


Program: Franklin Mountains State Park

Contact Person: Lydia Pagel

Contact Phone: (915) 566-6441

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Volunteer will remove dead plants, water, trim, and make sure that the park plants are healthy and groomed. Must have experience in gardening and/or landscaping. Must also have adequate knowledge of desert plants that are native to and non-native to the Chihuahuan Desert.

Required:
-Applicant must be at least 18 yrs.
-Must be able to pass a criminal background check


Program: Balmorhea State Park

Contact Person: Edith Pena

Contact Phone: (432) 375-2370

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Do you enjoy the outdoors and observing birds? If so, this is the opportunity for you! As a birding tour guide volunteer, you'll be taking out visitors of various birding experiences on assigned tours throughout the park.

You may be asked to:

-utilize interpretive methods during your tour
-assist in visual and auditory identification of birds
-teach visitors' how to use and adjust binoculars

A 2-day training course is required; spots in course are limited. Knowledge of Southwest birds and use of binoculars is beneficial. Call park for more information.


Program: Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site

Contact Person: Nicole Roque

Contact Phone: (915) 857-1135

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Explore with visitors as you guide a public tour through rocks, crevices, and caves! You will be leading assigned tours throughout the park.

As a hiking tour guide volunteer, you will:

-lead hikes while using interpretive methods
-ensure the resource is protected during hikes
-use a 2-way radio to communicate with headquarters

A 2-day guide training course is required; spots are limited. Call park staff for more information.


Program: Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site

Contact Person: Nicole Roque

Contact Phone: (915) 857-1135

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