Volunteer Opportunities on the Oakmulgee Ranger District

Position:  Volunteer Campground Host
Name of Agency: U.S Forest Service
Location: Payne Lake Campground
Address: Oakmulgee Ranger District
9901 Highway 5
Brent, AL 35034
Telephone Number: 205-926-9765

Contact Person: Dustin Beaty
Dates of Assignment: To be Determined
Time and Days of Week: 7 days a week
Hours Needed: Flexible
Suitable for (Adults and/or Youth ages?): 21 or older
Difficulty Level (Moderate): Campground hosting requires constant interaction with campground visitors by providing assistance with general information and enforcing rules and regulations of the campground facility. Duties may require general cleaning and maintenance of the campground.
Opportunity Description:
This volunteer opportunity may include general clean up, picking up trash, restroom cleaning, and assistance with general facility maintenance projects. Host will be provided with a free no utilities campsite from March 1-November 1.

 

Position: Shooting Range Volunteer
Name of Agency: U.S. Forest Service
Location: South Sandy Shooting Range and Vick Shooting Range
Address: Oakmulgee Ranger District
9901 Highway 5
Brent, AL 35034
Telephone Number: 205-926-9765

Contact Person: Dustin Beaty
Dates of Assignment: Year Round
Time and Days of Week: Flexible
Hours Needed: Flexible
Suitable for (Adults and/or Youth ages?): Older Youth to Adults
Difficulty Level (State conditions and/or special requirements):
Opportunity Description (provide a description of the volunteer project):
Seeking individuals willing to assist maintaining South Sandy and Vick shooting ranges and performing minor repairs to facilities as needed.

 

Position: Recreation Assistant
Name of Agency: U.S. Forest Service
Location: Oakmulgee Ranger District 
Address: Oakmulgee Ranger District
9901 Highway 5
Brent, AL 35034
Telephone Number: 205-926-9765

Contact Person: Dustin Beaty
Dates of Assignment: Year-Round
Time and Days of Week: Flexible, 1 day per week (includes weekends)
Hours Needed: Varies
Suitable for (Adults and/or Youth ages?): Adults and Youth
Difficulty Level (State conditions and/or special requirements):
Must be reliable with good communication and listening skills. 
Opportunity Description (provide a description of the volunteer project):
The Recreation Assistant will work in our campgrounds doing minor maintenance, picking up litter, helping to maintain bulletin boards, emptying trash cans and greeting the public. Ideally we would ask for someone to be available at least one day a week either during the week or on weekends.

 

Position: Forest Signs Volunteer
Name of Agency: U.S. Forest Service
Location: Oakmulgee Ranger District 
Address: Oakmulgee Ranger District
9901 Highway 5
Brent, AL 35034
Contact Person: Dustin Beaty
Telephone Number: 205-926-9765
Dates of Assignment: To be Determined
Time and Days of Week: Flexible
Hours Needed: Flexible between 8am – 4 pm 
Suitable for (Adults and/or Youth ages?): Must be 16 yrs or older; possess valid driver’s license
Difficulty Level (Moderate):  Seeking individuals with the ability to perform minor construction, such as lifting, nailing, measuring, cutting, and digging.
Opportunity Description:  For safe travel in the forest, signs are a must.  The Oakmulgee Ranger District would like to have volunteers who would like to assist in installing or maintaining signs such as road number signs, trail route posts, culvert markers, bridge warning markers, trailhead signs, gate warning signs, and suc