Camp Hosting Jobs in Georgia State Parks
The Georgia State Parks System offers many volunteer positions for people wanting to lend a hand, but out of all of the volunteer positions inside the State Park System, the campground host is the most popular by far.
As you probably already know, Campground hosts are people who exchange their time in the form of volunteer hours, for a usually free place to park their RV. These positions can last weeks to several months and are a great way for RVers to hop around the country while making a big difference.
Read more on Camp Hosting in general in this guide!
Georgia State Park Campground hosts
Georgia State Park Campground Hosts are asked to commit to at least 2 months of volunteering and are limited to 6 months maximum. While working, you are expected to work 24 hours per week in exchange for your stay.
Campground hosts in the state of Georgia are expected to help out with various tasks throughout the day as well as their time commitment with each park. This can vary from light maintenance to fee collection and everything around and in between.
If you’re looking for a campground hosting job in Georgia State Parks, or state parks in general- it’s best to keep an open mind and remain flexible. Here is a short list of possible job duties
- Be an information hub for visitors
- Assist all visitors and especially campers with the services that are available
- Fee collection
- Distribute maps and brochures
- Light maintenance work
- Cleaning camp sites and facilities
- Perform emergency repairs and needs
- Coordination with park staff for any needs or problems
- Work in visitor center and retail centers when needed
- Assist with any special projects when needed
- Perform any other needed duties
This is a volunteer only position but volunteers are rewarded with a free campsite and all utilities for your RV or motorhome.
Apply to Camp Host Jobs in Georgia State Parks
In order to apply for these camp hosting jobs, you’ll need to head to the Georgia State Parks Website and view the Host Timeline. You can find that website here. View all the parks with openings and click on the GREEN LINE (which represents a campground host job opening) to start your application.
It is best to be specific about the sites you are applying for! This helps the State Park staff direct your application to the correct internal contact. Try to fill in the questions to the fullest extent for the best placement. If chosen to host, you will be required to pass a background check and be insured with the park before beginning your position.
Find copies of the Host Manual & Host Application at the links below for more details registering fro a host account, recruitment and the application process, training, policies and much more!
5 Camp Hosting Jobs in Georgia State Parks
Looking for a friendly and honest couple to serve as volunteer campground hosts. We are a 786 acre park located 1 mile northeast of Albany on the banks of Lake Chehaw and Muckalee Creek.
Amenities at the park include an AZA accredited zoo originally designed by world famous naturalist Jim Fowler, a small gauge railroad and train, playgrounds, walking trails, BMX bicycle track, 18 hole disc golf course, stocked catfish pond, boat dock on Lake Chehaw, nature trails, picnic and rental shelters and campgrounds. We offer a free 30/50 amp full hookup pull through site in exchange for 24 hours/week. Duties would include greeting and registering campers, maintaining restrooms and monitoring campgrounds.
Check our website, www.chehaw.org for more information on the park. Contact the Natural Resources Manager at 229 430-5280 or email@example.com if interested.
Towns Bluff RV Park and Campground
Volunteer Camp Host
Looking for an honest, hard working, and friendly couple or single to serve as volunteer camp hosts. We are a small, quiet, county-maintained park located in the piney woods of south Georgia on the banks of the Altamaha River in the Bullard Creek Wildlife Management Area, near Hazlehurst, Georgia.
We have a 25 site campground, primitive area, boat ramp, nature trails and day-use area. We offer a free hookup site with power, water, sewer, laundry, and wi-fi in exchange for a flexible 20 hours per week in host duties. Duties would include greeting and registering campers, cleaning restrooms, checking the day-use area of the park, and various others as needed. A park truck and two days off are provided.
For more information about the park, visit www.townsbluffpark.com or contact park managers at 912-379-9303 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for hosts to monitor camping activities on a primitive campground, pick up litter at the campground, and provide services or information to the campers. Hosts must have cleared criminal background checks.
For more information on the roles and hosting opportunity at Clybel WMA, contact Bobby T. Bond, Wildlife Resources Division, call (478) 825-6354 or email Bobby.Bond@dnr.ga.gov.
Jekyll Island Campground (Jekyll Island, Georgia)
Spring/Summer months only
Accepting applications for a friendly, energetic, hardworking retired couple or retired single person. We have 3 positions that we use Host Volunteers (bath houses, checking in guest after store hours, grounds). Come and enjoy “Georgia’s Jewel”.
The campground, with over 170 campsites, consists of 18 acres under a canopy of trees with beautiful scenery. Host is provided a full hook up site that includes (power, water, sewer, cable, Wi-Fi). Host must be able to work 24 hours/week in exchange for site rental with a minimum of 3–6 months max. Come join our team here at Jekyll Island Campground in Southeast Georgia on the Atlantic Ocean.
Email resumes to Ronnie Douglas at email@example.com. Check out our website at www.jekyllisland.com.
Bobby Brown Park, Elbert County Parks & Recreation Department
Maintenance Host Position
Bobby Brown Park is looking for a Volunteer Maintenance Host who is friendly, energetic and hard-working to become part of the team at the park. Duties will include, but not limited to: equipment repairs and maintenance, minor plumbing and electrical repairs, grass cutting, bathroom cleaning and other general park maintenance.
We have 58 campsites, two picnic shelters, group shelter, picnic area, trails, pedal boat rentals and a pioneer camping area. In this position, you will be offered a free campsite with power, water, sewer and laundry facilities in exchange for 24 to 30 flexible hours per week. The host must clear a criminal background check.
If you don’t mind a little hard work and enjoy being around people and fellow campers, this is the job for you! Bobby Brown is located on the southeastern tip of Elbert County on Clarks Hill Lake.
For more information, please contact Danny Burt, Park Manager, at (706) 283-5500.
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