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Spend your summer in the beautiful Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF)! The Santa Fe National Forest covers 1.6 million acres in the heart of north central New Mexico. The highest point in the SFNF is the summit of Truchas Peak located in the Pecos Wilderness 13,103 feet. At the lowest altitude, the SFNF is 6,000 feet. Within the Santa Fe National Forest are clear mountain streams, lush meadows and miles of aspen and conifer trees. Visitors can enjoy camping, fishing, hiking and many other outdoor recreation activities. Residents can maintain their traditional and cultural uses of the national forest and forest products.
The Clear Creek Campground is located at an elevation of approximately 8,500 feet with Clear Creek visible from the campground. The days are usually warm and the nights are cool. The wooded campground is near Bandalier National Monument, the Valles Caldera National Preserve, and Jemez hot springs. The nearby San Pedro Parks Wilderness provides extensive hiking opportunities along with small-stream fishing and lake fishing in the scenic San Gregorio Reservoir. The network of mountain roads provide excellent scenic driving areas. There are 12 campsites and a group site at Clear Creek Campground without electricity and septic systems. The group area is reserved through the Cuba Ranger District Office and the individual sites are first come first serve. The campground is adjacent to the paved two lane State Highway 126. The village of Cuba, New Mexico, is 12 miles to the West and provides the nearest amenities and a medical clinic.
Traveling to Albuquerque takes approximately one hour. Traveling to Santa Fe takes approximately 1.5 hours.
The Campground Host(s) position involves being a good, professional host: greeting campers, helping campers find their campsites, relaying campground rules, and disseminating information on camping and hiking. Hosts will work in cooperation with Forest Service employees cleaning restrooms and fire pits, light raking, collecting trash, and similar duties. Hosts are expected to assist with the nightly fee collection process.
An electric hookup and a septic holding tank are provided at the host site. Great drinking water is available from a hand pump within the campground. A host couple is preferred. It is required that the host(s) utilize a recreational vehicle or camper trailer.
Hosts will work 5 days (weekends included) with 2 days off during the week. A reimbursement of $50/service week will be provided per host couple.
Please send a resume and three references.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Volunteer must provide a recreational vehicle or camper trailer.
Field Tract Campground is a great little campground in need of a great host or host couple for summer 2015! The duties includes greeting and providing information to visitors, cleaning restrooms and fire rings, making rounds through the campground in the morning and evening, cleaning up trash, representing the Forest Service as stellar volunteers!
Field Tract Campground includes 2 vaulted toilets, 1 flush toilet, bear proof trash bins, picnic tables, fire rings/grills. A total of 15 camping units, 6 containing covered 3-sided shelters.
The host RV site is suitable for campers up to 40 ft. long. Amenities include water, electric, propane, sewer, and a telephone line. This campground is approximately 20 minutes up the Pecos Canyon; the nearest town is Pecos, NM. Host reimbursement is $50/week with Mondays and Tuesdays designated as days off.
Please contact Jennifer Sublett if you'd like to enjoy your summer as a campground host in the beautiful Pecos Canyon!
Campground host for the period of: May 16, 2015 to September 5, 2015. As a campground host you will provide service 5 days a week and have 2 days off. Your service week will be: Thursday through Monday with Tuesday and Wednesday off. The campground has a campground host site with a potable water tank, waste tank, electricity, covered shelter with table, grill and firering. Campground hosts may receive reimbursement for allowable expenses. The District provides an electric cart for use. Host(s) must have good people skills, be responsible and neat in appearance. The Host(s) must be physically able to perform such tasks as raking, shoveling, mopping and sweeping, performing minor maintenance. Host(s) will represent the Forest Service in public contacts, providing information and directions, and reporting vandalism and other problems to Forest Service personnel. All necessary tools, supplies, and safety equipment will be provided by the Forest Service, along with appropriate training. Your duties will be: Make a minimum of two rounds of the campground through-out the day and evening hours (during your rounds check for Fee Compliance); Be visible and available for campers (take time to walk the campground and be sociable and courteous to all guests); Keep campers informed of current and changing rules and regulations; Assist with keeping dumpster area, restrooms,grills/firerings, camp sites clean and assist disabled persons; Contact the Jemez Ranger District (829-3535) regarding law enforcement problems; or call 911. Report any health or safety hazards (e.g. broken tables, grills, damage to restrooms etc.) to the Recreation staff; Report any injuries within 24 hours to your Supervisor.
Spend your time in beautiful Santa Fe National Forest! The Santa Fe National Forest covers 1.6 million acres in the heart of north central New Mexico. Within the forest borders are lush meadows, miles of conifer trees, and a dormant volcano with a 15-mile wide crater (Valles Caldera National Preserve). Visitors can enjoy camping, fishing, hiking and many other outdoor recreation activities. Residents can maintain their traditional and cultural uses of the national forest and forest products. The highest point in the Santa Fe National Forest is the summit of Truchas Peak located in the Pecos Wilderness 13,103 feet. At the lowest altitude, the SFNF is 6,000 feet.
Serving as a campground host(s) involves acting in a professional manner to greet campers, helping campers find their campsites, relaying campground rules, post group campground reservations, disseminating information on camping and hiking, cleaning restrooms and fire pits, performing light raking, picking up trash, and conducting similar duties as needed.
The host site has sewer and electricity. Hosts MUST have a physical address elsewhere to be reimbrsed for host duties. Please submit an application through volunteer.gov/gov AND three references. Hosts will work 5 days (weekends included) with 2 days off during the week. A weekly reimbursement of $50/week will be provided to the host/host couple.
Start and ending dates for hosting are an approximation and will depend on the weather. May 1-September 4, 2015. Contact Maia Snelson for more information (email@example.com) Please note that applications will be reviewed in March 2015.