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Saylorville Lake - Reserve Campground Attendant/Weekend Visitor Center Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Reserve Campground Booth Attendant

The primary duty of the Reserve Campground Booth Attendant Volunteer is to staff the campground entrance station when full time attendants cannot. As much as possible these fill ins will be planned out. 16 hours every two weeks will be served in the visitor center. Staff the campground entrance station from 9am - 10am and 3pm - 7pm during position description assigned days and other days as agreed to or scheduled with the Volunteer Coordinator. Campground Booth Attendant Volunteers shall operate a computer, monitor, printer, mouse, keyboard, and Recreation One Stop website to perform campground booth volunteer duties efficiently and effectively. Utilize Recreation One Stop website to check daily reservations, process check- ins and check-outs and manage reservations within volunteer authorities as needed and approved by campground Park. Perform "rounds" during each shift to observe campsite occupancy status. Assist visitors with information. Assist with other duties as available and scheduled.

Acorn Valley and Bob Shelter: Staff the campground entrance when needed from 9am-10am and 3pm-7pm. Can accommodate for evenings for applicates with full time day jobs.

Weekend Visitor Center Volunteer


Answer questions and assist customers both in person, at the Visitor Center information desk, and by phone regarding directions, recreation opportunities, area amenities, and other resources. Open and close the Visitor Center (instructions provided). Sell merchandise in the gift shop for Saylorville Lake’s cooperating association, the Iowa Academy of Science. Use of I-pad with cash register and card reader is required. Volunteers will be required to balance funds and receipts following each shift. Sell USACE and America the Beautiful Interagency passes utilizing the VenMOBILE tablet unit per guidelines provided by the pass Park Ranger. Volunteers may also assist with other duties as available and scheduled.

Visitor Center Work Schedule: Every other weekend from April 1st to October 15th.

Start Date - 2023-04-01

End Date - 2023-10-15

Activities include: Computers;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: Camp Sites;RV/Trailer Pads

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About U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


441 G St NW, Washington, DC 20314, US

Mission Statement

The Natural Resources Management Program delivers safe public access to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lands and waters in a manner that protects all project purposes and mission areas through responsible outdoor recreation, environmental conservation and land use management while partnering with communities to serve the American people.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivers vital engineering solutions, in collaboration with our partners, to secure our Nation, energize our economy, and reduce disaster risk.




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5600 NW 78th AveJohnston, IA 50131



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  • People 55+


  • Sunday;Saturday

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