Campground Host/ General Maintenace

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ORGANIZATION: USDA Forest Service

Description

The Ocala National Forest is seeking campground hosts for campgrounds on the Lake George Ranger District. Volunteer campground hosts serve as an integral part of the recreation and visitor service teams and are often the first contact for information about the Forest. We rely on our hosts to set a positive tone, offer correct and concise information, and maintain a friendly disposition. Campground Hosts will regularly provide information about rules and regulations, recreation opportunities, and ensure our facilities are the positive face of the forest. Opportunities may vary.

*Lodging is not provided. Volunteer must provide lodging (ie. travel trailer, fifth wheel, motorhome)*

Campground Host Duties

  • Greet visitors with a friendly and helpful attitude. Assist with campsite registration, answer questions, and assure compliance with regulations.
  • Keep restroom and campsites neat and clean.
  • Assist with operation of a popular day use area and gatehouse shifts
  • Perform light maintenance of campsites and day-use such as trash clean-up, fire ring and grill maintenance, mowing, water system monitoring, and brush clearing.
  • Maintain a neat, clean, and organized host site as an example to the visiting public.
  • Represent the Ocala National Forest in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Show a presence of authority and report any major issues to law enforcement and recreation staff.
  • Keep recreation staff updated on any issues regarding campers, campsite facilities, or maintenance needs.


Start Date - 2024-12-01

End Date - 2025-06-30

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

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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

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WHERE

17147 East State Road 40Silver Springs, FL 34488

(29.2083,-81.9356)
 

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