Resident Campground Host


Cause Areas


Tue May 15, 2018 - Sat Jul 21, 2018


Hontoon Island State Park2309 River Ridge RoadDeland, FL 32720


This is an opportunity for self-motivated, hardworking, team player to fill a campground host position at Hontoon Island State Park. The candidate will be required to work independently with minimal supervision. Trailer (pictured) is available for free housing in exchange for volunteering. Must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours a week including weekends and Holidays. Must possess and maintain a Florida Class E driver's license. Must be able to successfully complete a background check.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Maintains and cleans the campgrounds. Cleans restrooms, fire pits, and cabins. Removes trash and picks up litter around the campgrounds. Drives campers from the ranger station to the campground when checking in, and from the campground to the ranger station when checking out. Assists with additional projects around the campground as needed.

Volunteers will 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. Campground host is provided with free housing in exchange for volunteering 20 hours a week. Trailer provided for housing is equipped with A/C, heating, twin sized bed, mini fridge, microwave, toaster oven, and television, with a picnic table and fire pit outside. Bathrooms and showers are across the road from the trailer.

For more information, please email or call (386)736-5309.


  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Janitorial Maintenance
  • People Skills
  • Plumbing
  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 20 hours per week
  • boatUS card required if driving ferry

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