• Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Indiana Dunes

    National Lakeshore Indiana

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • Mount Baldy Temporarily Closed

    Mount Baldy is temporarily closed until further notice.

Housing Needed for National Lakeshore’s Summer Employees

Subscribe RSS Icon | What is RSS
Date: January 10, 2012
Contact: Bill Martin, 219-395-1751

INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE: The National Park Service is in serious need of short-term housing near Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for the summer's seasonal workforce of park rangers, guides, maintenance workers, and research aids, according to Superintendent Constantine Dillon.

"Many of our summer employees experience difficulty in finding suitable short-term housing. Most of these employees are either college students or just starting their careers and have limited budgets. Many apartment owners will not lease or rent for less than six months or a year. We are looking for temporary, (two to six months), housing, preferably furnished apartments or rooms with cooking privileges," said Dillon

Persons interested in receiving referrals for summer renters from Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore should contact Administrative Program Assistant Bill Martin, at 219-395-1751.

Did You Know?

two horses pulling a machine use to rake hay with a farmer riding on the rake

In 1972, Chellberg Farm became part of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. In the mid-1800s many Swedes settled in Porter County. Three generations of Chellbergs farmed this land.