Campground Host Duties
Of Special Note:
Pets are NOT allowed in the Sebago Lake State Park campground. Sites are equipped with power and water only, however, dump stations are located in state park campgrounds.
Maintaining assigned campsite in accordance with all park regulations and setting a good example for visitors;
Pleasantly providing campers with information about the park, interpretive programs, campground regulations, and surrounding area;
Cleaning, sweeping and washing restroom floors, walls, counter areas, exterior walkways and stocking of restrooms and shower facilities;
Performing litter pickup throughout campground, cleaning camp sites and fireplaces, and informing park staff of any potential problems or maintenance needs;
Interpreting campground rules and regulations for visitors to ensure compliance, and reporting law enforcement issues to park rangers - Host shall not attempt to discipline or apprehend any park violators;
Mowing grass, raking paths and walkways, cleaning interior and exterior doors and casings, cleaning interior and exterior lighting fixtures and washing windows, screens, and window casings;
Assisting with other projects outside the campground as directed by supervisor such as traffic control and/or emergency situations;
Serving as eyes and ears of the campground - Always being observant for activities within the campground requiring immediate attention;
Reporting any safety hazards, in or out of the campground, to supervisor.
The opportunity to work alongside park staff at Maine’s beautiful parks.
The use of a campsite and all utilities at no charge for the duration of the term of service.
Free use of the park and passes to visit other Maine State Parks.
Meeting campers from all over the world and making new friends.
A chance to learn new skills, find a new passion, or simply the opportunity to give back and ensure visitors to Maine State Parks have an enjoyable and safe visit.
Possess own recreational vehicle or camping equipment.Must be 18 years of age or older.
Individual hosts will work a minimum of 20 hours/week; couples will work a minimum of 30 hours/week.
Attend all trainings provided by park.
Enjoy meeting, talking with, and helping people from all over the world.Possess a friendly, helpful, and professional demeanor with all visitors and co-workers. Ability to assist campers in order to ensure their safety and enjoyment of the park.
Capable of dealing with stressful situations in a professional manner.Ability to follow directions and work as a team player.
Properly wear volunteer uniform components.Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment for all tasks at all times. Training will be provided.
- People Skills
- Janitorial Maintenance
- Problem Solving
- Relationship Building
- Customer Service
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Campground Hosts can volunteer 1 - 6 months