Mount Rainier Campground Host

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This is a full-time volunteer opportunity for the 2022 season. An RV site with hookups is included at both Cougar Rock and Ohanapecosh Campgrounds. The White River Campground has a primitive site for the host.

Spend your summer as a Campground Host at Mount Rainier National Park! Hosts are selected each year for the Cougar Rock, Ohanapecosh, and White River Campgrounds. The primary duties and responsibilities of the campground host are to help National Park Service personnel ensure that campers have a safe, enjoyable visit and ensuring that campers are aware of campground rules and regulations. Volunteers must be identifiable to the public. Uniform consists of dark brown pants/shorts and a khaki work shirt with VIP patch sewn on the left-hand sleeve. Volunteers may obtain volunteer work shirts and hats at the volunteer cache or from the VIP Supervisor.

Cougar Rock Campground: May 27-October 10

Full hookups are available for Cougar Rock. A commitment of at least 32 hours per week and weekend availability is required. Maximum motorhome length is 30 feet; maximum trailer length is 25 feet. Please include the length of your motorhome or trailer in your application. This campground has both reservation sites through Rec.Gov and First Come First Serve sites. Please also note that Mount Rainier is a remote, semi-wilderness location. None of our campgrounds currently have cell service or Internet access, though phone and Internet are both available to volunteers at nearby ranger stations (with the completion of a background check prior to your appointment). Our season dates are from Memorial Day through Columbus Day. Partial season assignments may be possible. Contact Theresa Moore at 360-569-6623 for more information.

Ohanapecosh Campground: May 27-October 10

Full hookups are available for Ohanapecosh. A commitment of at least 32 hours per week and weekend availability is required. Maximum motorhome length is 30 feet; maximum trailer length is 25 feet. Please include the length of your motorhome or trailer in your application. This campground has both reservation sites through Rec.Gov and First Come First Serve sites. In addition, there is also a day use area at this site. Please also note that Mount Rainier is a remote, semi-wilderness location. None of our campgrounds currently have cell service or Internet access, though phone and Internet are both available to volunteers at nearby ranger stations (with the completion of a background check prior to your appointment). Our season dates are from Memorial Day through Columbus Day. Partial season assignments may be possible. Contact Theresa Moore at 360-569-6623 for more information.


White River Campground: May 27-October 1

A commitment of at least 32 hours per week and weekend availability is required. The White River Campground is a primitive campground, a primitive site would be designated for the host. This campground is a First Come, First Serve primitive campground with a picnic day use area. Please also note that Mount Rainier is a remote, semi-wilderness location. None of our campgrounds currently have cell service or Internet access, though phone and Internet are both available to volunteers at nearby ranger stations (with the completion of a background check prior to your appointment). Our season dates are from Memorial Day through the end of September. Partial season assignments may be possible. Contact Theresa Moore at 360-569-6623 for more information.

Start Date - 2022-05-27

End Date - 2022-10-10

Activities include: Campground/Site Host;Campground Maintenance;General Assistance

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: RV/Trailer Pads

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