Volunteer Hosting Program

Contact: Glen Stubbolo
89 Kings Hwy., Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 739-9193
Fax: (302) 739-3817
Email

Maintenance Host

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Assist maintenance staff with maintenance of park grounds, recreation areas, trails and public spaces.

Locations:

Cape Henlopen State Park
Delaware Seashore State Park
Killens Pond State Park
Lums Pond State Park
Trap Pond State Park

Responsibilities:

  • Mowing, may include push mowers and/or tractors
  • Perform periodic trimming/removal of trees, limbs, brush and undergrowth using hand and power tools.
  • Litter pick-up and trash/recyclable removal.
  • Leaf and debris removal.
  • Maintenance of gardens and plantings.
  • Perform repair on park buildings, structures and facilities.
  • Light machine repair/maintenance.
  • Assist with maintenance, repair, and construction of recreation areas: fields, Volleyball courts, Disc Golf areas, horseshoe pits, basketball courts, cross country courses, etc.
  • Assist in maintenance of campground areas.
  • Assist with hiking, horse and bike trail maintenance:
  • Help maintain trail corridor,
  • Maintain trail surface as directed,
  • Assist with footbridge and boardwalk maintenance, repair, construction.
  • Clean and restock restrooms and bathhouses: toilets, vanities, floors, walls, mirrors, etc.
  • Assist with special events.
  • Report suggestions and observations.
  • Other duties as assigned and agreed upon.

Benefits:

  • Park and Division Recognition Program
  • Training Opportunities
  • Admission to Park
  • Park and staff events
  • Special events

Required Skills:

  • Ability to perform outdoor physical work over rough terrain, including bending, walking and controlling hand equipment; may require lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to operate maintenance equipment, including hand and power tools, and gas powered equipment: tractors, mowers, blowers, chainsaws, trimmers, clippers.
  • Must attend equipment training and perform work in keeping with established Maintenance Techniques.
  • Perform duties in compliance with Division and Park Customer Service Guidelines and Safety Guidelines.

Time requirements:

24 hours per week (or as scheduled), Flexible schedule

Supervision:

Direct supervision by Park Administrator, Superintendent, Assistant or Manager


The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.