If you're enthusiastic, enjoy working with people and want to protect parks, then you might want to be a volunteer!
Volunteer park hosts inform visitors, register campers, assist at entrance stations, conduct customer comment surveys, open and close parks, pick up litter, perform minor maintenance and support interpretive programs. Volunteer hosts live on site and inform Park Rangers about emergencies or visitor complaints. In return, RV sites with full hookups are provided. Current Corps of Engineers openings are listed on Volunteer.gov.
Natural Resource Volunteers assist the Corps throughout the year with natural resource management activities. Volunteers are often recruited from the community for special events such as: Earth Day, SOLV Beach and Riverside Clean-Up, Down By the Riverside and National Public Lands Day. Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, church members, school groups, and other community groups have helped with litter clean-ups, trail work, non-native plant removal, habitat improvement and tree planting. If you live within commuting distance, feel free to reach out to your local Project to inquire about current opportunities.