Volunteers needed this summer – Positions available in Payson and Globe

PHOENIX – Want to spend your summer in the mountains of Arizona? Consider applying for a campground host position with the Tonto National Forest.

The Pleasant Valley Ranger District is looking for a campground host to volunteer at the Haigler Creek Campground, near Young, Arizona. This campground is located approximately eight miles away from Young on a dirt road. The campground consists of 14 campsites and two day-use areas. A host is needed from mid-May through mid-September. Duties include, but are not limited to: providing information to campers and the general public, light cleaning of the campsites, restrooms and emptying trash receptacles. Amenities provided for the camp host are a campsite (no electricity), five gallons of fuel per week, a water buffalo with non-potable water, and a hold tank to dump personal holding tank. Contact Gary Lollman, Recreation Technician for the Pleasant Valley Ranger District at 928-642-4858.

The Globe Ranger District is looking for volunteers to assist with their recreation program in several capacities and locations throughout the district; as trail stewards, site stewards and campground hosts. The district is also looking for organizations or groups to adopt-a-trail or adopt-a-site. Some current opportunities available include Timber Camp Campground, Picket Post Trailhead, Oak Flat Campground, Jones Water Campground plus motorized and non-motorized trails within the district. For a more detailed list of locations, duties, dates and positions available, visit volunteer.gov, and enter Globe in the city box under Find a Volunteer Opportunity. Or call Sheryl Cormack, Recreation Management Specialist for the Globe Ranger District at 928-402-6231.