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Get Involved: Ridgway State Park - Visitor Services

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Visitor Services


Assist Ridgway State Park with a variety of clerical, general office support duties, or fee collection. This position is perfect for a volunteer who enjoys interacting with people, has good customer service and communication skills, and who enjoys working in a retail sales environment.


  • Answer phones
  • Assist visitors
  • Sell park passes
  • Retail sales
  • Restocking inventory
  • Other tasks as assigned

Elevation: 6800 feet

Looking for 2 hosts for the 2023 season! Couples/Pairs preferred.  Individuals, families with children, and people who are still working/in their careers (e.g. working remotely) will still be considered. Hosts are permitted to have pets.


Time Commitment:

24 hours per week per person, April - October.

Minimum time commitment: 2 months

Desired time commitment: 2-5 months

Volunteer Benefits:

Sweeping views of the San Juan and Cimarron mountain ranges in addition to close proximity to Ouray and Telluride.


In exchange for volunteer service, hosts receive a free, full hookup campsite in a beautiful location! Campsites include water, sewage, electric (50 amp), and cell service

Customer Service - Entrance Gate Attendant, General - Ongoing Volunteering, General - Writing and Editing, Customer Service - Marketing and Advertising, Customer Service - Customer Service/Visitor Information, Volunteer Hosts - Campground Host, Special Projects - Artwork/Graphic Design, Customer Service - Greet and Orient Visitors, Special Projects - Assist with Special Events, Customer Service - Sell Passes, Licenses, Gifts, Customer Service - Administrative/Office Support
Ridgway State Park

Ready to get involved?

Apply online to become a volunteer.

Questions? Contact Makayla Ogden
(970) 626-5822