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Get Involved: John Martin Reservoir State Park

Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of John Martin Reservoir State Park. Volunteer today!

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Campground Host


Description:
Sometimes called a sapphire on the plains, John Martin is a peaceful paradise in which people play, birds flock and wildlife roams. The park is close to historic landmarks, yet remote enough to attract year-round nature and recreation lovers to stay and explore. The reservoir provides uncrowded boating, waterskiing, and spectacular conditions for a wide variety of wind water sports. The mild Southeastern Colorado weather provides plenty of great days throughout the year. Anglers? from shore or boat catch walleye, saugeye, bass, wiper, crappie, perch, and catfish. Many consider the park a birdwatcher's paradise with almost 400 species documented in Bent County. Host site has full hookups including possible phone hookup. Hosts will learn to assist customers with the park pass system, monitor camping reservation system, and do basic campsite maintenance.
Time Commitment:
20+ hours per week Currently seeking a 2022 summer campground host!
Volunteer Benefits:
Enjoy a full hook up site in exchange for work, along with great recreation opportunities!

Ready to get involved?

Contact Justin Mortimeyer, justin.Mortimeyer@state.co.us, (719) 829-1801 or apply online to become a volunteer.


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Nursery Tree Care


Description:
Sustain nursery and tree plantings at Point campground
Time Commitment:
Flexible hours but regular committment desired.
Volunteer Benefits:
Care for trees that will provide much needed habitat and shade for years to come.

Ready to get involved?

Contact Sami Colvin, samantha.colvin@state.co.us, (719) 829-1801 or apply online to become a volunteer.


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Special Projects


Description:
Share your special skills with the park! Special Projects may include: write and develop outdoor interpretive signs for self-guiding trails or roadside exhibits. Recruit other volunteers. Eagle Scout Projects. Photograph or video tape park programs, special events, visitors, or resources. Assist in planning volunteer recognition or social events. Provide equipment, or expertise on special projects. Design and create puppets, historical costumes, and more.
Time Commitment:
Varies
Volunteer Benefits:
Share your special skill with the Park!

Ready to get involved?

Contact Sami Colvin, samantha.colvin@state.co.us, (719) 829-1801 or apply online to become a volunteer.


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