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 floridastateparks.org.  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, Haunted Trail, Saturday, October 27, 2018 (Rain date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018) Misc. Various times 4
Haunted Trail costumed characters and assistants 6pm – 9:30pm numerous
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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