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Shoshone National Forest North Zone Big Game Campground Host/Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: USDA Forest Service

As the nation's first National Forest, the Shoshone is looking for Volunteers to fill our campground volunteer opportunity. We are looking for interested volunteers who are willing to help with the management of this area by maintaining it during the date range of May 24th through September 8th. Come enjoy this location with scenic views and wildlife.

The volunteer is responsible for the following duties:

· Inspecting and maintaining campground, such as picnic tables, fire rings, and food storage containers after use for cleanliness and repair

· Maintaining cleanliness of restrooms and insuring they are stocked with toilet paper daily

· Assisting Forest Service personnel with campground maintenance as needed, as well as keeping track of reserved campsites daily

All necessary supplies and materials needed for the stated duties will be provided by the Forest Service. Expected arrival date will be May 24th, with the estimated separation date of September 8th, 2022.

The volunteer week consists of 5 days per week, with a $30 per day stipend. A host site for your RV or camper is available in the campground. The volunteer service day should not exceed 8 hours. Volunteers should be able to walk up to 2 miles with frequent breaks and lift at least 25 lbs on a routine basis.

All Hosts must provide their own housing. We provide gasoline (for generators only), water, and propane. There is a dump station close by at the ranger station.

Start Date - 2022-05-24

End Date - 2022-09-08

Activities include: Campground/Site Host;Campground Maintenance;Conservation Education;Construction/Maintenance;General Assistance;Trail/Campground Maintenance;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: 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

203A Yellowstone Ave.Cody, WY 82414

(44.52634,-109.05653)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Interpreter
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Sunday;Monday;Tuesday;Wednesday;Saturday

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