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Volunteer Information

The Corps of Engineers is a diverse federal agency offering many volunteer opportunities in recreation and natural resource management. We are the stewards of almost 12 million acres of land and water held in the public trust. We need your help.

As a volunteer
, you can gain valuable skills, work outdoors, meet new people, see new areas of the country and achieve a proud sense of contributing to the environment.

 

What Can Volunteers Do?

  

Outdoor Recreation

~Design, build, and maintain trails

~Develop and build interpretive displays

~Serve as campground hosts

~Improve accessibility of recreation areas

~Conduct interpretive programs

~Maintain facilities

~Plant native flowers, shrubs, and trees  

~Staff offices and visitor areas

~Write or edit materials for publications

~Design layouts of bulletin boards

~Operate computer programs

Fish and Wildlife

~Build and install artificial fish habitat

~Restore wildlife habitat

~Install nesting structures

Who May Volunteer?

Anyone can become a volunteer. 

Persons of all ages and abilities have something valuable to contribute. Applicants under 18 must have parental or legal guardian consent. Volunteers are limited only by their willingness to serve. You may work full time or just a few hours each week. You will receive a general orientation as well as training specific to your needs.

For information on volunteering, contact the Blue Mountain Lake Field Office at 479-947-2372.

or

The Volunteer Clearinghouse

for opportunities across the nation! 

 

 

Volunteer At Blue Mountain Lake!

Volunteer and Park Ranger putting together a fish shelter

Volunteers assisted with putting together and placing fish shelters along the shoreline during the 2012 Blue Mountain Lake Drawdown.

How can I volunteer at Blue Mountain Lake?

Here is a current opportunity available for you...

  • Become a Winter Park Attendant

Winter Park Attendants are needed every year from November through February.  Responsibilities may include cleaning and maintaining campsites, picking up trash in park grounds, registering campers, and providing visitor assistance.  As a winter volunteer, a campsite will be provided to you that includes water, electric, and septic utilities as well as trash services.  If interested in serving as a winter park attendant, please contact the Blue Mountain Lake Field Office.

   For more information about becoming a volunteer, please contact the Blue Mountain Lake Field Office at (479) 947-2372 or email us