Linn County Conservation currently has a campground host position available at Morgan Creek Park. This volunteer opportunity plays an important role at the Morgan Creek Campground. Below is a brief description. If you are interested in this opportunity, please complete a volunteer application
Campground hosts provide light duty cleaning maintenance and routine customer services for the public. In return the Linn County Conservation Department willprovide free camping at a designated campsite.
- The shower house will be thoroughly cleaned oncedaily and checked for problems twice daily
- Clean/scrub toilets, urinals, sinks and mirrors daily
- Refill empty toilet paper dispensers daily and refill soap dispensers, as needed
- Pick up litter inside showerhouse and around the building exterior daily
- Sweep, mop or hose off, squeegee floors and clean/scrub shower stalls daily
- Report damage, plumbing problems, burned out lights, etc. to park staff asap
- Sweep and hose off porch, empty refuse containers and replace can liners, as needed
- Provide information and assist the public by answering questions or handing out brochures,trail maps, etc. If questions cannot be answered,refer to park staff.
- Sell firewood and discount camping coupon booklets and write receipts.
- Listen to public comments and advise staff for any actual or potential problems.
- Restock camping envelopes at registration booth brochure box.
- Park staff will be notified immediately of problems in the campground, rules and regulations violations, campsite disputes, accidents or other emergencies.
- Daily litter patrol of vacant campsites and common areas.
- Remove vacant campsite registration tags.
- Advise staff of damage or unsafe conditions.
- Some light campground maintenance may be performed that is mutually agreed upon between the host and park staff.
Must be 18 years old or older
- Complete training before beginning Host duties
- Read and understand LCCB Rules and Regulations
- Document services performed on Department forms
- Sign an agreement with the Linn County Conservation Department including a “hold harmless”clause
- A background check will be required for this position
A normal presence is required in the park during the week and especially on the
weekends. If the host is going to be absent for an extended period, park staff will be informed prior.
Resource Manager, Steve Swenson, and Assistant Resource Manager, Shaun
Reilly, will be your primary supervisors. ResourceTechnicians, Gary Novotny, Dawn Zimpferand Jared Van Hamme may also supervise your position. The department will provide cleaning supplies, equipment and training for necessary tasks. Appropriate safety equipment will also be provided. This IS NOT a law enforcement position.