Volunteering

NEEDED NOW: LOCAL VOLUNTEERS TO TRAIN AS DOCENTS AND TOUR GUIDES. EMAIL US TO LEARN MORE.

We are proud of our volunteers and appreciate their service! Benefits include:

·      100 hours of service = Free admission to a park for you and your family.

·      500 hours of service = Florida Park Service Annual Pass for free admission to all parks.

·      Volunteer recognition events, certificates, awards and more.

If interested in volunteering for any of these positions, please fill out application at https://www.floridastateparks.org/volunteers. Please make sure you select Koreshan State Park as your park of choice.

Once you submit your volunteer application, contact our volunteer coordinator, Katie Schulman at katie.schulman@dep.state.fl.us to let her know you have submitted an application, and in what volunteer position(s) below you are interested. 

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Event/Location Task 2017 – 2018 Dates/Times Volunteers Needed
Farmers Market/Historic Area Parking assistance Sundays, 8am-1pm up to 5
State Park/CSO Information Table Sundays, 8 or 9am-1pm 2
Ranger Station Various Various/as needed 2
Industrial Area/Historic Area Docent Various, March – December 1 or more
Planetary Court/Historic Area Docent Various, Year-round 1 or more
Art Hall/Historic Area Docent Various, Year-round 1 or more
Historic Area Costumed Interpreter Various, Year-round 1 or more
Campground Bathhouse Cleaning, Trash Collection Mornings, Year-round 2 or more
Nature Programs Interpretation, Nature Walks, etc. Various, year-round 1 or more
Youth Empowerment Day, Saturday, October 13, 2018 MC 9am-2pm 1
Vendor Booth set-up 7am-9am 2 or more
KSHS/Friends Booth 9am-2pm 2 to 4
Docents 9am-2pm 2
Tour Guide 10am, 2pm 2
Parking assistance 9am-2pm 5
Mobile First Aid, Water/Snack Distribution 9am-2pm 1
Trash Collection 10am-2pm 2 to 4
Vendor Booth Tear-down 2-4pm (approximate) 4
Halloween Festival, Saturday, October 27, 2018 (Rain date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018) Misc. Various times 4
Set-up/tear-down assist Time TBD 5+
KSHS/Friends Booth 4pm-7pm 2 to 4
MC 4-7pm 1
Parking assistance 3:30pm-7pm 10
Judges  4-7pm 3 to 5
Docents 4-7pm 2
Mobile First Aid, Water/Snack Distribution 4pm-7pm 1
Trash Collection 4pm-7pm 4
Tin Can Tourists RV Show, Saturday, November 3, 2018 Parking assistance Various 4
Tour Guide 10am, 2pm 2
KSHS/Friends Booth 10am-4pm 4
Mobile First Aid, Water/Snack Distribution 10am – 4pm 1
Trash Collection 10am-4pm 4
Docents 9am- 4pm 2
Event breakdown 4pm-5pm 2 to 4
Holiday Bazaar, Sunday, December 2, 2018 Show set up, Misc. December 2, Time TBD 4
Show tear-down, Misc. December 3, Time TBD 4
Tour Guide 10am, 2pm 2
Docents 9am-4pm 2
Parking assistance 9am-2pm 5
Ranger Station assistance 9am-2pm 2
Mobile First Aid, Water/Snack Distribution 9am-2pm 1
Santa & Mrs. Claus for pictures 9am – 2pm one of each
Alternate photographer for Santa pics 9am – 2pm 2
Visitor Assistance 9am- 2pm 1
Trash Collection 9am- 2pm 2
Ghost Walk, Friday, January 25, Saturday, January 26, Friday, February 1, Saturday, February 2, 2019 Ranger Station assistance Times TBD 2
Parking Assistance Times TBD 5
Actors all shows numerous
Prop set-up nightly 3
Prop creation/preparation mid-January 3
Prop Break-Down nightly 3
Costumes mid-january 2
Mobile First Aid, Water/Snack Distribution each evening 1
Chasers each evening 8
Classic Car and Craft Show, Saturday, February 23, 2019 Registration 7-11am 2
Vehicle placement 7-10am 2
Overflow Cars 10-11am 2
Parking Assistance 10 – 2 10
Post Event Clean-up 2 – 4pm 2
docent 9 – 4pm 2
Visitor Assistance 10 – 3pm 1
Mobile First Aid, Water/Snack Distribution 10 – 3pm 1
Tour Guide 10am, 2pm 2
Trash Collection 11am – 3pm 4
Steam Engine/Quilt Show, Saturday, March 16 – Sunday, March 17, 2018 Parking assistance TBD 6
Trash Collection 10 – 4pm 2
Post Event Clean-up 3 – 5pm 2
KSHS/Friends Booth 9-4pm 2 to 4
docent 9-4pm 2
Tour Guide 10am, 2pm 2
Visitor Assistance 9-4pm 1

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