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Campground Host: Stovepipe Wells Campground, Fall 2022

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Stovepipe Wells Campground:

This 190 site campground is located near the middle of Death Valley National Park. There is no park staff on site at this first-come, first-serve campground, but there is a Ranger Station within walking distance that is typically open daily.

Most cell phone carriers work in the Stovepipe Wells area but data use can be slow during high periods of visitation. There are some amenities located within walking distance of the campground including restaurants, small convenience store, gas station, and pool. WIFI is not provided but hosts can pay for internet access at the nearby resort. The closest full sized grocery store, pharmacy, and medical services is located 88 miles away in Pahrump, NV.


General Position Description:

Camp hosts reside in their own RV and are responsible for greeting visitors and helping guests solve problems in a friendly and professional manner. Hosts wear the National Park Service Volunteer uniform while on duty. Camp hosts must work well with people while being personable and neat in appearance. Walking between 1 and 5 miles a day is required to perform the campground rounds in all kinds of weather. No vehicles are provided for this. Hosts work 32 - 40 hours each week, often during the busy holidays or weekends. No fee collection is required.


A minimum of 3 months commitment is preferred with host.


Compensation:

The host sites are full hookups, free laundry facilities at Cow Creek, reimbursement for propane use, use of employee pool.

Start Date - 2022-10-11

End Date - 2023-01-15

Activities include: Campground/Site Host;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: RV/Trailer Pads

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About National Park Service

Location:

1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240, US

Mission Statement

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

Description

The U.S. National Park Service, www.nps.gov, cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. We care for more than 400 national parks and help communities preserve their historic places and open spaces.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Arts & Culture, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Cottonwood Canyon Rd.Death Valley, CA 92328

(36.55127,-116.89104)
 

SKILLS

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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