Volunteer Needed at Corps of Engineers Park

Published May 23, 2013

Muscatine, IA-The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi River Project is looking for a fulltime Volunteer Campground Host at Blanchard Island Recreation Area. The Volunteer Campground Host position runs from May 15, 2013 through October 15, 2013.  The campground host is responsible for the daily tasks of greeting park visitors, informing campers of self-registration procedures, cleaning the restrooms daily, cleaning out fire rings weekly, and informing the park rangers of maintenance needs.  Volunteers will not collect nor handle money.  Hosts will provide 40 hours of volunteer service per week and may serve for the entire recreation season or for any portion of the season. The volunteer selected for this position is provided a campsite with water and electric.   A dump station is located in the park for use by the volunteer.  Blanchard Island Recreation Area is located along the Illinois side of the Mississippi River just south of Muscatine, Iowa. 

If you are interested in volunteering or have any questions, please contact the Mississippi River Project's Muscatine Park Rangers by calling (563) 263-7913 or by emailing mvrodmn16@usace.army.mil.

Kevin Zidarich

Release no. 13-031