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Get Involved: Cherry Creek State Park - Campground Host

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Campground Host


Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES: Cherry Creek State Park offers 135 campsites, including basic, full-hookup, and group camping opportunities. As a Camp Host, responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: greet arriving campers, offer check-in assistance, perform minor maintenance tasks and promote interpretive/educational activities, cleaning grounds and facilities (three bath houses, group sites, and amphitheater), trimming and watering of trees and lawns, clerical tasks to include working in the campground office, and providing park information to visitors.

A full time resident volunteer will receive a full hook up (Electric, sewer, water) site in exchange for their volunteer service.

NOTE: This is an ongoing opportunity at the park and applications will be accepted any time. Actual availabilities varies at all times. Once registered, you will be placed on a waiting list and we will contact you as positions open up. We receive a high volume of applications for these positions. Please be patient with us and we will contact you as needed.

Time Commitment:

In the busy summer season, we require a 6 month commitment, and prefer volunteers who can cover the entire season from May through September. Serving on weekends and holidays are required. Winter options available November - April.

SUMMER REQUIREMENTS: Individual volunteers who will be living on park by themselves must donate a minimum of 24-32 hours a week. For each resident volunteer site that is occupied by two people but only one person will be working/contributing hours to the park, that one volunteer required to serve 32 hours per week. When two volunteers reside in the same site and both are volunteering (pairs), 24 hours per person, per week is required.

WINTER REQUIREMENTS: Individual volunteers who will be living on park by themselves must donate a minimum of 24 hours a week. For each resident volunteer site that is occupied by two people but only one person will be working/contributing hours to the park, that one volunteer required to serve 24-32 hours per week. When two volunteers reside in the same site and both are volunteering (pairs), 24 hours per person, per week is required.

Volunteer Benefits:

Receive full hook up (electric, sewer, water) site in exchange for volunteer service.

Interests:
Customer Service - Customer Service/Visitor Information, Education - Naturalist/Interpretive Programs, Customer Service - Greet and Orient Visitors, Volunteer Hosts - Campground Host, Education - Ambassador, Maintenance and Construction - Grounds/Facility Maintenance
Places:
Cherry Creek State Park

Ready to get involved?

Apply online to become a volunteer.

Questions? Contact Annie McFarland
(303) 766-6572


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