Volunteering

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 floridastateparks.org.  Please make sure you select Koreshan State Historic Site as your park of choice.

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

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Event/Location Task 2017 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
Youth Empowerment Day/Historic Area 9am-2pm MC October 15, 9am-2pm 1
Vendor Booth set-up October 15, 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 October 15, 9am-2pm 1
Trash Collection 10am-2pm 2 to 4
Vendor Booth Tear-down October 15, 2-4pm (approximate) 4
Halloween Festival/Historic Area 4pm-7pm Misc. October 21 – 28, various times 4
Vendor Booth set-up October 28, Time TBD 2 or more
KSHS/Friends Booth 4pm-7pm 2 to 4
MC October 28, 4-7pm 1
Parking assistance 3:30pm-7pm 10
Judges October 28, 4-7pm 3 to 5
Docents 4-7pm 2
Mobile First Aid, Water/Snack Distribution 4pm-7pm 1
Trash Collection 4pm-7pm 4
Vendor Booth tear-down October 28, 7pm – 9pm 4
Tin Can Tourists RV Show/Historic Area 10am-4pm Parking assistance November 4, 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
Winter Festival, Craft Show/Historic Area 9am – 2pm 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. Clause for pictures 9am – 2pm one of each
photographer for Santa pics 9am – 2pm 2
Visitor Assistance 9am- 2pm 1
Trash Collection 9am- 2pm 2
Ghost Walk/Historic Area Ranger Station assistance January 26, 27, February 2, 3, Times TBD 2
Parking Assistance January 26, 27, February 2, 3, Times TBD 5
Actors all shows numerous
Prop set-up 22-Jan-23 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
Car Show/Historic Area 10am-3pm Registration March 3, 7-11am 2
Vehicle placement March 3, 7-10am 2
Overflow Cars March 3, 10-11am 2
Parking Assistance March 3, 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/Historic Area 9am-3pm Parking assistance March 17 – 18 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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