Projected 2016 On-Site Volunteer Openings

On-Site OpeningsThe following tables show projected on-site position availability at select parks. All interested volunteers should read the information on the On-Site Support Team page, and read the specific volunteer page for the park you are interested in. The park's Volunteer page describes details about the park and the positions' specific job duties. Since we receive many more requests for positions than we have available, this is a very competitive process.

Online Application

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Background Check Policy

In an effort to ensure that volunteers living on Arizona State Parks (ASP) property and thus having access to camping areas and office/secure areas at all hours of the day and night present no unnecessary risk to the health and safety of minors, nor present any risk to state property, Arizona State Parks (ASP) has adopted policies relative to the detection of persons involved in criminal offenses that could pose a risk to ASP staff, volunteers, visitors and property.

Volunteers who are working under the Volunteer Housing Policy and who will be living on-park for more than 2 weeks will be required to consent to a background check. The cost of the check will be the volunteer’s responsibility. The cost is currently $18.50 per person. Due to Arizona State Statute limitations, ARS 41-1750(G) the Background Check will not include a fingerprint clearance card, but will include the following: Social Security Verification, Address Verification, Local Criminal Record Search. National Criminal Record Search, National Sex Offender Registry Search.

 
Alamo Lake State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month
Ideally, positions at this park are filled from Oct. 2014 until May 2015

Alamo Lake On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JULY 16
Store #1          
Store #2          
Store #3          
Cholla Campground          
Table Updated March 2016

 
Buckskin Mountain State Park & River Island State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

Buckskin Mountain On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JULY 16
BM Maintenance #1          
BM Maintenance #2          
BM Maintenance #3          
BM Maintenance #4          
BM Maintenance #5          
BM Maintenance #6          
BM Visitor Services #1          
BM Visitor Services #2          
BM Visitor Services #3          
BM Visitor Services #4          
BM Visitor Services #5          
BM Visitor Services #6          
RI Maintenance #1          
RI Maintenance #2          
RI Maintenance #          
RI Visitor Services #1          
RI Visitor Services #2          
RI Visitor Services #3          
Table Updated March 2016

 

Catalina State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

Catalina On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JULY 16
Camp Host A          
Camp Host B          
Group Host 1          
Maintenance Volunteer 1          
Maintenance Volunteer 2          
Maintenance Volunteer 3          
Maintenance Volunteer 4          
Maintenance Volunteer 5          

Note: Maintenance positions at this park include bathroom responsibilities.

Table Updated March 2016

 

Cattail Cove State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.
Camp hosts at this park must commit to a 3-month stay.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

Cattail Cove On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JULY 16
Camp Host #1 F F      
Camp Host #2 F        
Camp Host #3 F        
Table Updated March 2016
 

 

Dead Horse Ranch State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

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Dead Horse Ranch On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JULY 16
Raven Loop Host/ VS F F F F F
Quail Loop Host/ VS F F A A A
Red Tail Loop Host/ VS F A A A A
Coopers Hawk Loop Host/ VS F F AA A
Cabin Host/ VS F F F F F
Lagoon Host/ VS F F F F F
Maintenance #1R F F F F F
Maintenance #2R A A AA A
Maintenance #1Q A A A AA
Maintenance #2Q A AA A A
Maintenance #1 Greenway A A A A A
Maintenance #1 Rockin' River          
Maintenance #2 Rockin' River          
Table Updated 2/16

 

Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park. A volunteer term at this park is from May 1st to October 1st, no exceptions.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

Fool Hollow Lake On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JULY 16
Mallard 1          
Mallard 2          
Redhead          
Ruddy Duck          
Cinnamon Teal          
Tent Area          
Rover          
West Day Use Area          

Table Update Pending

 

Homolovi State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

Homolovi On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 15 JUN 15 JULY 16
Campsite Host #1 A A A A  
Campsite Host #2 A A A A  

Table Updated Oct. 2015

 

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot.)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

Kartchner Caverns On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JUL 16 AUG16 SEP16
East Camp Host #1 F F F F F F
East Camp Host #2 F A A A A A
West Camp Host #1 F A       A
West Camp Host #2 F A       A
Interpretive Guide #1 F A F F F A
Interpretive Guide #2 F F F F F F
Interpretive Guide #3 A A A A A A
Interpretive Guide #4 F A A A A A
Interpretive Guide #5 F A A A A A
Interpretive Guide #6 F A A A A A
Interpretive Guide #7 F F A A A A
Interpretive Guide #8 F A A A A A
Interpretive Guide #9 F A A A A A
Interpretive Guide #10 A A A A A A
Interpretive Guide #11 F A A A A A
Interpretive Guide #12 F A A A A A
Interpretive Guide #13 F F A A A A
Interpretive Guide #14 A A A A A A
Interpretive Guide #15 A A A A A A
Interpretive Guide #16 F F A A A A
Interpretive Guide #17 F A A A A A
Interpretive Guide #18 F A A A A A

Table Updated Jan. 2016

 

Lake Havasu State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

Lake Havasu On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JULY 16
Visitor Services #1 F F F F
Visitor Services #2 F F F F
Visitor Services #3        
Visitor Services #4        

Table Updated Nov. 2015

 

Lost Dutchman State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

Lost Dutchman On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JULY 16
Site 17A F F      
Site 17B F        
Site 18 F F      
Site 56 F        
Site 70 F        
Site 71 F F      
Site 72 F F      
Site 73 F F      
Site 74 F F      
Site 90 F        
Site 105 F F      
Cholla DU F        

Table Updated Oct. 2015

 

Lyman Lake State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.
Note: This Park will be open for the summer of 2014 and remain open until December 1, 2014. The positions below need to be filled. On-site volunteers are also requested for when the park is closed to the public.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

Lyman Lake On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JULY 16
Store/Host/Maintenance #1          
Store/Host/Maintenance #2          
Store/Host/Maintenance #3          
Store/Host/Maintenance #4          
Store/Host/Maintenance #5          

Table Updated March 2016

 

Oracle State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park. This park utilizes one caretaker volunteer.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

Oracle On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JULY 16
Caretaker #1 F F      

Table Updated August 2015
 

 

Patagonia Lake State Park / Sonoita Creek SNA

Learn more about the park or natural area. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park or natural area.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

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Patagonia Lake On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JULY 16 AUGUST 16 SEPTEMBER 16 OCTOBER 16
Patagonia Maintenance #1 F F F F F F F F
Patagonia Maintenance #2 F F F F F F FF
Sonoita Creek #1 F A CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Sonoita Creek #2 F A CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Sonoita Creek #3 F A CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED

Table Updated June 2016

 

Picacho Peak State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park. On-site volunteer positions are available for Fall, Winter, and Spring.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

Picacho Peak On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAY 16 JUN 16 JUL 16 AUG 16 SEP 16 OCT 16 NOV 16 DEC 16 JAN 17 FEB 17 MAR 17
Camp Host/Maintenance Position #1 A A A A A F F F F F F
Camp Host/Maintenance Position #2           F F F F F F
Visitor Center & Maintenance #1           F F F F F F
Visitor Center & Maintenance #2           F F F F F F
Visitor Center & Maintenance #3           F F F F F F
Table Updated Jul. 2016

 

Red Rock State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

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Red Rock On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016-17
On-Site Slot MAY 16 JUN 16 JUL 16 AUG 16 SEP 16 OCT 16 NOV 16 DEC 16 JAN 17 FEB 17 MAR 17 APR 17 MAY 17
Onsite Host #1 F F F F A from 9/22 A A A until 12/12 F F F F F
Onsite Host #2 F AAAAFFFAAAAA

Red Rock State Park requires two sets of site hosts who provide 24 hours volunteer service (three days a week) in exchange for a full hook-up at our park. Typically, site hosts work at visitor contact stations, either the Entry Station or Visitor Center. Both require cash register experience and good communication/people skills. Occasionally, site hosts may be asked to assist with routine maintenance or trail roving as an alternative to working the contact stations. Please call (928) 282-6907 for further information.

Table Updated July 2016

 

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

Riordan Mansion On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JUL 16
Tour Guide / Visitor Center A A      

Note: There is one on-site position at this park. The site includes city water and full electric hook-up. There is an on-site blackwater disposal by way of a transportable holding tank.

Table Updated Aug. 2015

 

 

River Island State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.

 

Roper Lake State Park

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)

Roper Lake On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JUL 16
Host/Maintenance #1 F A A A A
Host/Maintenance #2 F A A A A
Host/Maintenance #3 F A A A A
Host/Maintenance #4 F A A A A
Host/Maintenance #5 F A A A A
Table Updated Nov. 2015

 

Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

This park DOES NOT have live-on-site positions. Read details about local Volunteer Opportunities at this park.

 

Verde River Greenway State Natural Area

Learn more about this park. And read details about Volunteer Opportunities at this park. Note: The Greenway is adjacent to Dead Horse Ranch State Park. At this time, no positions are available.
Key: F = Filled (Volunteers have been assigned for this month and slot)
       A = Available (Applications are being accepted)
       Empty, grey = Position not needed that month

Verde River Greenway On-Site Volunteer Openings
2016
On-Site Slot MAR 16 APR 16 MAY 16 JUN 16 JUL 16
Interpretive Education          
Environmental Biologist          
Maintenance/Greenway Monitoring          

Table Updated Oct. 2015

 

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