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Get Involved: Ridgway State Park - Customer Service Assistance - Marina

A boat dock stretches out on blue water, multiple boats are lined up on each side of it.

Customer Service Assistance - Marina


Located at the base of the spectacular San Juan Mountains in Western Colorado, and close to Telluride, Ouray, and Ridgway, make Ridgway State Park the gateway to a wide range of outdoor natural recreation opportunities including fishing, boating, golfing, hiking, alpine 4x4 roads, nature photography and much more. Ridgway State Park has 280 campsites, a 1000-acre reservoir, 15 miles of trails, a swim beach, a marina, picnicking areas, and a fly fishing stream.


Our volunteer hosts assist campers, maintain the campsites, sell firewood, and help with reservations. Hosts may also help in other sections of the park depending on their skills and interests.

  • Provide excellent customer service to rental customers and visitors to the park.
  • Ensure safety procedures are followed by customers and team members.
  • Seek assistance as needed from emergency personnel.
  • Serve as a team member in a positive and friendly manner that fosters a high level of success for the overall park operations and an enjoyable marina atmosphere.
  • Ensure all proper financial and safety forms have been completed by the customers and forwarded to the finance department in a timely manner daily.
  • Inspect and maintain the rental slips, buoys, and boating craft daily with fuel, cleaning and repairs as needed.
  • Require all rental craft are ready for use prior to their reservations by customers.
  • Be neat, presentable and in uniform.
  • Operate computer for financial and administrative transactions.

Site elevation:

6,800 ft.

0 opening for summer 2024.

We are looking for couples or pairs and will discuss Solo applicants on a case-by-case basis

Time Commitment:

Ideally, we are looking for those who can commit from May-Labor Day at minimum. We require 24 hours a week for each individual person in exchange for a free full hook-up campsite

Volunteer Benefits:

Free full hook-up campsite in exchange for volunteer service, and 3-4 consecutive days off!

Volunteers receive a full hookup campsite and will have access to public land, historical mountain towns, and a large variety of outdoor recreation options. This location is in high demand due to the natural beauty and amazing team atmosphere! Hosts also enjoy informal get-togethers and are an integral part of the park's team and success.

After 48 hours of volunteering, the volunteer will receive a Free Colorado State Parks annual pass.

Outdoors and Community Science - Boating, General - Ongoing Volunteering, Customer Service - Greet and Orient Visitors, Customer Service - Administrative/Office Support, Customer Service - Customer Service/Visitor Information
Ridgway State Park

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