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Get Involved: James M. Robb-Colorado River State Park - Campground Host - Fruita Section

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Campground Host - Fruita Section


The Fruita Section of James M. Robb-Colorado River State Park offers volunteer Campground Host opportunities March through November. Host(s) will receive a campsite (water, sewer & electric) in return for a minimum of 20 hours/week/person. We are seeking hosts with a wide variety of skills and experiences! Hosts are involved in cleaning campsites, selling firewood, and assisting visitors with park questions. Should be in good physical condition and enjoy working with the public. Special projects may be assigned based on the skills and interests of the volunteer and the needs of the park. Those interested should contact the Senior Ranger for additional information.

If you are new to the Colorado volunteer program, please create a profile and select the opportunities you are interested in. Applications are accepted year-round, however, positions are typically filled by December for the following summer. Uniform shirts and hat provided.  

3 vacancies for summer 2024! Pairs, families, and individuals accepted, and hosts are permitted to have pets.

Time Commitment:

Minimum of 20 hours per person per week (or more). Shifts are 5 days on, 2 days off working, 8 am until sites are cleaned, usually between 12 and 1 pm.  Minimum time commitment of 2 months, March through November.   Current 2024 openings are Mid June into November. 

Volunteer Benefits:

Offer a free 50 amp spot, close to a variety of outdoor rec opps, close to local wineries and vineyards.

Maintenance and Construction - Grounds/Facility Maintenance, Volunteer Hosts - Campground Host, Customer Service - Greet and Orient Visitors, Customer Service - Sell Passes, Licenses, Gifts, Customer Service - Customer Service/Visitor Information, General - Ongoing Volunteering
James M. Robb-Colorado River State Park

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