Applications open for Williamson River Campground summer hosts

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CHILOQUIN, Ore. March 30, 2018 — The Fremont-Winema National Forest is looking for energetic, friendly, good-natured people to serve as campground hosts at Williamson River Campground during the 2018 season.

Applications will be accepted through April 30, with a preferred start date no later than May 24.

The 20-unit Williamson River Campground is located approximately 10 miles north of Chiloquin.

Volunteer campground hosts are responsible for providing an enjoyable camping experience for the public by assisting visitors with information about the campground and local recreation opportunities, and must provide their own self-contained trailer. In exchange, the Forest Service provides a campsite, propane, gas and a subsistence allowance.

Hosts must work well with people, be personable, neat in appearance and physically able to perform the following tasks:

  • Clean and stock restrooms
  • Clean fire rings, picnic tables and pick up litter
  • Mow and weed-eat campsites and along roadways
  • Request fee compliance

Hosts are needed from Memorial Day through Labor Day, with a weekly schedule of Thursday through Monday (including holidays).

For more information or to apply, contact Heidi Anderson, Fremont-Winema National Forest, at (541) 891-3559.

For more information on the Fremont-Winema National Forest, visit www.fs.usda.gov/fremont-winema or follow the forest on Twitter @FremontWinemaNF.

Staff report; Fremont-Winema National Forest PAO

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