Ice Harbor Lock and Dame Fishhook Campground -Park Hosts

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ORGANIZATION: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Gatehouse at Fishhook Campground the duties are mostly indoors, and cleaning sites and other duties mostly takes place outdoors and may require extended periods during adverse conditions such as heat, cold, and rain. Volunteers are expected to have the ability to work independently but can work with other volunteers and USACE staff.


Have a look at our Walla Walla District USACE Public Website https://www.nww.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/Ice-Harbor-Dam-Lake-Sacajawea/Fishhook-Park/


This is a two-person job. NO handling of money and NO restroom cleaning . A desire to work 8 hours a day, 3 days on and 3 days off. Like to live in a natural outdoor setting, with your own RV. We have full hook up sites.

Needed:

  • Desire to meet and interact with people from varied backgrounds.
  • Physical ability to lift 30 pounds and carry for 25 feet and work in the heat.
  • Volunteers are expected to have the ability to work independently but can work with other volunteers and USACE staff.
  • Beginning of season clean gatehouse and campground picnic tables .
  • Open gate at 6am and close gate 10:00pm.
  • On call throughout the night.
  • Check campers in.
  • Post tags/clean tags.
  • Run R1S (Recreation.gov) reports.
  • Clean campsites / pick up trash.
  • Inform rules to campers.
  • Chlorine water test.
  • Record lost and found items.
  • Visitor contacts - reminding them of the rules.
  • Issuing the America the Beautiful Passes .

If willing to commit to a full season of 20 weeks (to include both "bookend" holidays), volunteer will be eligible for round-trip long-distance mileage i.e., $0.655/mile in 2023 (TBA for 2024) if its 100 miles or more. However, not to exceed an accumulative total of $1000 for the round trip, between current residence and duty station upon completion of your service, to be paid in full after you have returned home .

If you are committed to half a season of 10 weeks to include April 20 th - June 29 th week or July 1st - Sept. 4 th , volunteer will be eligible for a one-way trip long-distance mileage i.e. (0.655/mile in 2023, TBA for 2024), if its 100 miles or more. However, not to exceed an accumulative total of $500 for a one-way trip, between current residence and duty station upon completion of your service, to be paid in full after you have returned home.


We will work with folks who have a shorter time frame in mind they just won’t qualify for the long-distance reimbursement.




Start Date - 2024-04-20

End Date - 2024-09-04

Activities include: Campground/Site Host;General Assistance;Visitor Information

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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.

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1215 E AinsworthBurbank, WA 99323

(46.2023,-118.980)
 

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