Josephine County Parks provides opportunities singles, couples, or teams to volunteer at one of our prime camping or day-use locations. Park Hosts live in the park as model campers and are provided a Full Hook-Up Site, which includes paid electric, water, sewer, and trash service.
Indian Mary Park is located about 25 minutes from Grants Pass and is on the Rogue River. The park has 40 full hook-up sites, 10 partial hook-up sites, 30 tent sites, 2 yurts and 1 group camping areas. There is a picnic shelter and 2 picnic areas that are reservable for events. Volleyball, basketball, horseshoes and a 9-hole disc-golf course are available for recreation. Indian Mary is our most popular camping park and is very busy in the summer. There are 3 park host sites currently available.
IMPORTANT: No cell phone reception is available at this location. Some reception can be found a couple miles up the road. There is a landline phone in the office available for emergencies that all hosts will have access to.
Lake Selmac offers many fun outdoor activities as well as a quiet escape from your busy life. Go boating, fishing or swimming. The park has nature trails for bicycle or horseback riding, bird watching or just exploring. You can also pack in the family for a day of disc golf or horseshoes and then settle down for the night around a cozy campfire. Lake Selmac also has multiple shelters available to rent for your special occasion. Lake Selmac is our largest park with 5 separate camping loops. The park has 4 camp host sites and a house for the caretaker.
Duties and daily responsibilities can vary, but typically includes managing reservations, helping campers, firewood and ice sales, emptying garbage cans, general landscaping including raking, weed eating and blowing leaves, cleaning fire pits and bathrooms/showers, checking restroom supplies, and discussing park rules and policies to visitors. Our Park Hosts help keep our parks clean and inviting by picking up litter, maintaining fire pits and campsites, and noting anything in disrepair.
Park Hosts are on duty for 5 days per week which does include the weekend and must be present and available in the park on those days.
Hosts MUST have their own RV and bring with them excellent customer service skills. Candidates must pass a national background check and provide work references. Hosts are screened and interviewed by park staff and selected based on familiarity with the park system, camping experience, availability, and knowledge of the area.
Please contact us by phone at (541) 474-5285 or online at JosephineCountyParks.com to fill out an application.