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    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

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Campground Host Opportunities in 2011

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Date: November 18, 2010
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282

Chickasaw National Recreation Area is now accepting applications for multiple campground host positions for the 2011 season. Positions are available at the Point, Buckhorn, Cold Springs, and Rock Creek campgrounds.

Campground Hosts are the eyes and ears of the park campgrounds. As a Campground Host, you will help grateful visitors relax, find their campsite, and settle in for their stay at the park.   Hosts greet visitors, answer questions, inform campers of rules and regulations, respond to minor emergency situations, conduct light grounds maintenance, and restock restroom supplies. Training and support will be given to ensure you will look forward to your job every day. An RV site with full hook-ups and uniforms will be provided. Start/end dates and length of stay will vary based on park needs and volunteer availability.

All volunteers should possess a desire to learn, excellent communication skills, and have an interest in park resources. These exciting volunteer positions are wonderful ways to meet interesting people and to learn about the National Park Service.

For more information or to apply, visit www.nps.gov/chic/supportyourpark/volunteer.htm, call Volunteer Coordinator Lauren Gurniewicz at 580 622-7282, or e-mail us.

Did You Know?

Elk at Platt National Park

In addition to a bison herd, from 1920-1934, Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area] was host to a small herd of elk. In 1934 most of the elk were slaughtered and fed to families needing relief from the Great Depression. More...