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Calaveras Ranger District - Campground Host Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: USDA Forest Service

The Stanislaus National Forest offers a full range of year-round recreation opportunities. The network of trans-Sierra highways, forest roads and trails encourages discovery of nature and history, creating family traditions and lifetime memories. Opportunities abound for visitors to expand their understanding of the natural world and to strengthen their connection to the land, now and for the future. The general host season is May - September.

The Stanislaus National Forest is seeking campground hosts who can represent the Forest Service in a professional and courteous manner. Hosts are often the first Forest Service representative that guests will encounter. They should interact regularly with the public during the day and make full rounds through the campground at least twice a day. Hosts must set a positive camping example by maintaining a neat, clean and organized campsite area.

Campground hosts are responsible for assisting the Forest Service with the maintenance of campground restrooms and campground facilities. Maintenance responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Cleaning restrooms
  • Picking up trash in the campground and fire rings
  • Raking flammable materials away from fire rings
  • Maintaining/painting/posting signs and other infrastructure.

Hosts perform daily responsibilities independently without direct supervision. It is necessary for the camp host to learn the rules and regulations of the recreation area including campgrounds, day use sites, and the general recreation area. Camp hosts enforce Forest Service regulations pertaining to the recreation area they are assigned to; however, camp hosts will not be required to handle any law enforcement issues. All violations should be reported to the district office and law enforcement will be contacted.

The Forest Service will provide the host with a volunteer uniform. They will have a host site within the campground for their own RV, Camper Trailer, and or Tent.

Calaveras Ranger District are seeking hosts for the following campgrounds, campground descriptions click here .

  • BLOOMFIELD CAMPGROUND
  • STANISLAUS RIVER CAMPGROUND
  • UNION RESERVOIR CAMPGROUNDS
  • UTICA RESERVOIR CAMPGROUNDS.


Start Date - 2022-05-30

End Date - 2022-09-30

Activities include: Archaeology;Back Country/Wilderness;Botany;Campground/Site Host;Campground Maintenance;Conservation Education;Construction/Maintenance;Fish/Wildlife;General Assistance;Historical Preservation;Minerals/Geology;Natural Resources Planning;Science;Soil/Watershed;Tour Guide/Interpretation;Trail/Campground Maintenance;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: Camp Sites;RV/Trailer Pads;Other

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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

19777 Greenley RoadSonora, CA 95370

(37.98255,-120.36689)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Interpreter
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Sunday;Monday;Tuesday;Wednesday;Thursday;Friday;Saturday

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