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Divide District Recreation Assistant Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: USDA Forest Service

Be part of providing Forest visitors exceptional experiences and memories! Whether camping, picnicking, boating, hiking, fishing, riding an OHV or any of the other many uses of public lands recreationists expect varied, clean, and well-maintained recreation opportunities. This will be the focus of this opportunity - travel to the various campgrounds and recreation sites and ensure in safe condition, clean the area (including restrooms); paint/stain picnic tables, signs, restrooms; prune vegetation around fire rings and sites; some mowing; and other various projects. These volunteers also provide the face of the Forest Service to the public answering questions and providing information. You’ll be doing this in the eastern San Juan Mountain near the headwaters of the mighty Rio Grande. Other opportunities to periodically assist other disciplines in addition to recreation may be available. Expectation is a minimum of 3 workdays/week.

Start Date - 2022-05-01

End Date - 2022-09-30

Activities include: Campground/Site Host;Campground Maintenance;Trail/Campground Maintenance

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: Bunk House;Camp Sites;RV/Trailer Pads

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About USDA Forest Service

Location:

1400 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20250, US

Mission Statement

The USDA Forest Service's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.

Description

The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation’s 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands, spanning 193 million acres of land.

CAUSE AREAS

Emergency & Safety
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Emergency & Safety, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1803 West Highway 160Monte Vista, CO 81144

(37.58273,-106.18185)
 

SKILLS

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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