The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Hontoon Island State Park2309 River Ridge RoadDeland, FL32720
Free boat slip available in exchange for volunteering! Candidate must have a private boat to live out of. Must be able to volunteer a minimum of 20 hours a week including weekends and holidays. Must have completed the Florida Boater Safety Course and possess a BoatUS card. Must be able to successfully complete a background check.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Maintains and cleans the marina and day use area. Cleans and restocks marina restrooms and showers. Removes trash and litter from day use area. Assists with cleaning barbeque grills, blowing off walkways, and maintaining lawn in day use area. Assists with driving the ferry and completing additional maintenance projects as needed.
Volunteers receive a volunteer T-Shirt, button up shirt, ball cap, and nametag. Workers compensation is available and volunteers receive an annual pass to all Florida State Parks after volunteering 500 hours. Resident volunteers receive a free boat slip with water and electric hookup. Resident volunteers also have access to bathrooms and showers with hot water.
Please email Karianne.M.Rivera@dep.state.fl.us or call (386)736-5309 for additional information