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Arizona - Volunteers Needed This Summer In The Mountains

Positions available in Payson and Globe

Want to spend your summer in the mountains of Arizona?  Consider applying for a campground host position with the Tonto National Forest.

The Pleasant Valley Ranger District is looking for a campground host to volunteer at the Haigler Creek Campground, near Young, Arizona.  This campground is located approximately eight miles away from Young on a dirt road.  The campground consists of 14 campsites and two day-use areas.  A host is needed from mid-May through mid-September. 

Duties include, but are not limited to providing information to campers and the general public, light cleaning of the campsites, restrooms and emptying trash receptacles.  Amenities provided for the camp host are a campsite (no electricity), five gallons of fuel per week, a water buffalo with non-potable water, and a hold tank to dump personal holding tank. 

Contact Gary Lollman, Recreation Technician for the Pleasant Valley Ranger District at 928-642-4858.

The Globe Ranger District is looking for volunteers to assist with their recreation program in several capacities and locations throughout the district; as trail stewards, site stewards and campground hosts.  The district is also looking for organizations or groups to adopt-a-trail or adopt-a-site. 

Some current opportunities available include Timber Camp Campground, Picket Post Trailhead, Oak Flat Campground, Jones Water Campground plus motorized and non-motorized trails within the district. 

For a more detailed list of locations, duties, dates and positions available, visit volunteer.gov, and enter Globe in the city box under Find a Volunteer Opportunity.  Or call Sheryl Cormack, Recreation Management Specialist for the Globe Ranger District at 928-402-6231.


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