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Wildlife Host - Jumbo Reservoir SWA


Located on the eastern plains, Jumbo Reservoir State Wildlife Area (SWA) is seeking a Campground Host (individual or pair). Located between the towns of Crook and Sedgwick, Jumbo Reservoir is host to a wide range of outdoor recreation opportunities, including fishing, boating, bird watching, waterskiing, hunting, hiking, nature photography, and much more. The property is 1,703 acres with approximately 100 designated primitive campsites spread out over 4 campgrounds. The water is home to one of the best walleye fisheries in the state and is an excellent place to catch crappie, bluegill, perch, and catfish.


  • Assist campers
  • Maintain Campsites
  • Clean bathrooms
  • Spray weeds
  • Pick up trash
  • Mow parking areas
  • Other tasks as assigned

Elevation: 3665 feet

Looking for 1 hosts for the 2024 season! Pairs and individuals welcome to apply. Hosts are permitted to have pets.


Time Commitment:

10-20 hours per week per person, May - September

Minimum time commitment: 1 month

Desired time commitment: 1 - 4 months

Volunteer Benefits:

Enjoy great fishing in the reservoir, a new camp host site, work with guidance from great staff, and help give back by helping customers and maintaining standards we set for cleanliness and customer service.


In exchange for volunteer service, hosts receive a free, campsite in a beautiful location! Host site includes: concrete pad, fire pit, storage building, and picnic table. 30 amp electric, sewage, and cell service available, as well as potable water at a nearby location (a vehicle with a tank will be provided to transport water to the campsite).

Maintenance and Construction - Grounds/Facility Maintenance, Volunteer Hosts - Campground Host, Volunteer Hosts - State Wildlife Area Host, Customer Service - Greet and Orient Visitors, Maintenance and Construction - Maintenance and Construction
Jumbo Reservoir SWA

Ready to get involved?

Apply online to become a volunteer.