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Volunteer Campground Host Opportunities at Chickasaw National Recreation Area

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Date: March 22, 2013
Contact: Dan Winings, 580-622-7282
Contact: Daniel Whatley, 580-622-7291

SULPHUR, OK-Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur, OK, is now accepting applications for campground host positions for the summer 2013 season. Positions are available at the Historic Platt District and Lake of the Arbuckle 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. The 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 volunteer.gov/gov,  call Supervisory Revenue and Fee Business Coordinator Daniel Whatley at 580-622-7291or email Daniel_Whatley@nps.gov or Volunteer Coordinator Ron Parker at 580 622-7231, or email Ron_Parker@nps.gov.

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Book cover with drawing of an 'Indian princess'

Some early efforts promoting Platt National park [the present-day Platt Historic District in Chickasaw National Recreation Area] stressed the connection of the park with the Indian peoples who lived in the area. More...