Alamo Lake State Park provides volunteers a tranquil refuge from the noise of daily life. Its remoteness allows visitors to truly unplug from their phones and computers, but still provides full hook-up sites for modern conveniences.
Volunteers may use a campsite with electric, water, and sewer for a weekly donation of 20 hours of park service in any of our volunteer positions, including: campground host, maintenance service, or visitor service. Volunteers live on-site but are responsible for their own housing.
The Campground Host’s primary responsibility is to assist park visitors with lesser direct supervision than other park volunteers. This includes greeting visitors, communicating park rules & regulations, observing activities that require ranger attention, helping clean up litter and fire pits, along with minor park maintenance. Other duties may be assigned. Hosts provide their own lodging (tent, camper, trailer, motorhome) and are provided a free campsite in the Cholla Campground. The Park Manager or his/her designee will approve specific duty hours and assignments. The Park Manager or his/her designee will approve any change in duty schedules. Campground hosts should be available between November and May.
Maintenance Services volunteers will assist parks with general maintenance and small construction projects. Examples include trail work, painting, plumbing, weeding, planting, or other projects as designated by the Park Manager or his/her designee. Other duties may be assigned. The maintenance services position provides their own lodging (tent, camper, trailer, motorhome) and are provided a free campsite in the main campground. Volunteers will not be required to perform any extensive maintenance or repairs, especially to equipment and vehicles. Campground hosts should be available between November and May.
The three Visitor Services positions assist in the Visitor Center and Park Store. Duties include fee collection, administrative duties, reservation management and inventory. They also must possess the ability to run the cash register, make change, and answer questions from the public. Other duties may be assigned. The visitor services positions provide their own lodging (tent, camper, trailer, motorhome) and are provided a free campsite in the Main Campground. Visitor services volunteers who assist in the Park Store must be available for six months from November through April.
Take the next steps!
If you would like to volunteer, you can start the Online Volunteer Application.