Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of James M. Robb-Colorado River State Park. Volunteer today!
The Fruita Section of James M. Robb-Colorado River State Park offers volunteer Campground Host opportunities March through November. Host(s) will receive a campsite (water, sewer & electric) in return for a minimum of 20 hours/week/person. We are seeking hosts with a wide variety of skills and experiences! Hosts are involved in cleaning campsites, selling firewood, and assisting visitors with park questions. Should be in good physical condition and enjoy working with the public. Special projects may be assigned based on the skills and interests of the volunteer and the needs of the park. Those interested should contact the Senior Ranger for additional information. If you are new to the Colorado volunteer program, please create a profile and select the opportunities you are interested in. Applications are accepted year-round, however, positions are typically filled by December for the following summer. Uniform shirts and hat provided.
20 hours per person per week (or more). Minimum time commitment of 2 months, March through November.
Offer a free 50 amp spot, close to a variety of outdoor rec opps, close to local wineries and vineyards.
The Island Acres Section of James M. Robb-Colorado River State Park is seeking hosts with a wide variety of skills and experiences! Hosts are involved in cleaning campsites, selling firewood, assisting in the park office and assisting visitors with park questions. Should be in good physical condition and enjoy working with the public. Special projects may be assigned based on the skills and interests of the volunteer and the needs of the park. Contact the Park Ranger listed for additional information. Applications are accepted year round, however, positions are typically filled by December for the following summer.
Amenities: Full hookup campsite with 50 amp electricity is offered in return for volunteer service. Cell service is available.
Site elevation: 4,700 ft.
Pairs, families, and individuals accepted, and hosts are permitted to have pets.
24 hours per person per week. Time commitment is 2-5 months, April through September.
Flexible schedule with options to assist with maintenance and/or the visitor center, in addition to camp host role. Hosts receive a free, 50 amp campsite while serving at a state park that is close to a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities, not to mention the proximity to local wineries and vineyards!
Maintenance volunteers serve directly with the Park Resource Technician on daily projects and tasks. This position will be responsible for all general campground maintenance and cleaning of public facilities and picnic areas including cleaning, showers, toilets, and picking up trash. Landscaping to include mowing, weed trimming, watering and weed control. Provide and ensure quality customer service, facility maintenance, repair, cleanliness. Provide information and assistance to visitors. May also assist with carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical work, transporting materials, supplies and perform other duties as assigned. This position has the opportunity to be a resident volunteer with a full-hookup site with 50 amp electricity provided. Primary residency will be at the Fruita section however, volunteers may assist with work at any location- Fruita, Connected Lakes, Corn Lake/SWA or Island Acres.
The volunteer is required to provide a minimum of 24 hours of volunteer time per week. We prefer a minimum 5 month commitment, however that may be discussed.
Share your knowledge and expertise to assist with park improvement projects. Maintenance of facilities, trails, and other infrastructure to help maintain a well functioning park for our visitors. After 48 hours, volunteer will receive a Colorado Parks and Wildlife Volunteer Parks Pass.