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Lake Griffin State Park Resident Campground Host, Fruitland Park, FL 34731

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Florida State Parks - District 3

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TITLE: Resident Campground Host

TIME FRAME: October 1st-November 30th, 2021

VOLUNTEER MANAGER: Jan Wichterman - Janice.Wichterman@FloridaDEP.gov

OVERVIEW: Lake Griffin State Park is a small park in Lake County, with a nice and quiet campground. The State Park is a great place to relax with a beautiful waterway out to Lake Griffin, the 8th largest Lake in the State of Florida. A campsite is provided at no cost. Resident Campground Hosts must provide their own RV, camper, or trailer.

REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES: We are looking for volunteers to help out in the campground while residing on Park property. Performs general maintenance of facilities and grounds in the campground. Tasks include, but not limited to, daily restroom cleaning and stocking, campsite checks for cleanliness as campers depart and service as an informational resource to campers.

SCHEDULING REQUIREMENTS: 20 hours per week per site required. Of course more is okay!!!!

TRAINING: All trainings will be provided on-site and include signing the volunteer agreement and DEP Annual Combo Training in the Volunteer Portal.

BENEFITS TO THE VOLUNTEER: Volunteer provided with a T-shirt and a name tag; Upon completion of 50 hours, volunteer will receive an annual family pass for volunteer and family at the park where the hours were worked; Upon completion of 250 hours, volunteer will receive a special volunteer annual pass for all Florida State Parks (request all passes from the Volunteer Coordinator); Inclusion in all park staff gatherings (pot lucks, celebrations, holiday parties, etc.); Invitation to district Volunteer Appreciation gatherings

POSITION GOAL/OUTCOME DESIRED: To become familiar with the daily operations and maintenance of the park; Gain a better understanding and appreciation of what the park- and the Florida Park Service as a whole- has to offer; Gain a sense of fulfillment from the volunteer experience; Gain a sense of appreciation for the hours contributed supporting the Florida Park Service's Mission Statement "To provide resource-based recreation while preserving, interpreting, and restoring natural and cultural resources."

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About Florida State Parks - District 3

Location:

NA, Apopka, FL 32712, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Florida Park Service is to provide resource-based recreation while preserving, interpreting, and restoring natural and cultural resources.

Description

Public service is the central theme of every Florida Park Service endeavor. High standards of management and service are the Florida Park Service trademark. Quality resource-based outdoor recreational experiences assure that Florida's state parks will continue to serve as major tourist destinations, thereby contributing significantly to the State's economy.

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Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Fri Oct 01, 2021 - Tue Nov 30, 2021

WHERE

3089 U. S. Hwy. 441/27Fruitland Park, FL 34731

(28.8743,-81.90662)
 

SKILLS

  • Landscaping
  • Customer Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Janitorial Maintenance

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 20hours a week per campsite.

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