Arizona - Coronado NF
Caretaking Kentucky Camp 2020
An adobe house at Kentucky Camp, Arizona believed to have been occupied by James Stetson, one of the founders of the camp.
January 1-December 31, 2020
Volunteers must commit to 1 entire session; may participate in more
Session 1: January 1–31 (Filled)
Session 2: February 1–29 (Filled)
Session 3: March 1–31 (Filled)
Session 4: April 1–30 (Filled)
Session 5: May 1–31
Session 6: June 1–30
Session 7: July 1–31
Session 8: August 1–31
Session 9: September 1–30
Session 10: October 1–31
Session 11: November 1–30
Session 12: December 1–31
Come on back to Kentucky Camp! We are seeking friendly and independent caretakers for one site on the Coronado NF: Historic Kentucky Camp. At the site, caretakers will be responsible for greeting the public and answering questions. Caretakers are also responsible for maintenance (e.g., adobe patching, light carpentry, grounds-keeping, cleanup of the facilities, etc.) and work with FS archaeologists on stabilization and interpretive projects. Amenities available may vary; detailed information will be provided to those volunteers selected for the project. Each session will run for one full month. Applicants must be able to commit to the full time period and, dependent upon staffing needs and availability, are welcome to participate in additional sessions.
This project will recruit only until all sessions are filled, so apply today!
Number of openings: 12 (One person, couple, or family per session)
Special skills: Must be self-reliant and willing to work independently after orientation; preference given to those interested in history and willing to communicate with the public; general handyperson skills required
Minimum age: 18 years old
Facilities: RV/trailer provided for caretakers; hookups; queen bed in upper alcove, smaller bunks in rear bedroom; bath and kitchen facilities; pots, pans, utensils; volunteers responsible for own bed/bath linens, food, toiletries, regular trash disposal (no trash pick-up onsite), and transportation
Other facilities vary; detailed information will be provided to selectees during the selection process.
Nearest towns: Sonoita, AZ within 10 miles
Applications due: Ongoing until filled