Roving campground hosts
Roving campground hosts walk and camp along popular overnight hiking trails providing visitors with a friendly welcome and up-to-date park information.
Roving campground hosts enjoy working in some of Victoria’s most magnificent wilderness areas, learn about the local environment and help others to experience all that our parks have to offer.
All volunteers are trained and receive ongoing support from the team at Parks Victoria.
Roving campground hosts:
- Provide a friendly contact point for both Parks Victoria staff and the public along popular walking tracks and campsites
- Provide orientation to new arrivals and general information on the area and its attractions to campers and hikers
- Provide advice to campers and walkers regarding any changes in condition including road closures, days of total fire bans etc
- Providing park information and interpretation to the campground visitors and walkers
- Alert rangers to disturbances or breaches of park regulations.
Roving campground hosts must be self-motivated, have a good level of fitness as walking the track can be challenging, have excellent communication skills and experience camping and/or hiking.
Volunteers are provided with access to free campsites along the track, support whilst out on the track as well as information and training to ensure that volunteers are safe and understand the cultural landscape of the park.
Volunteer along the Great Ocean Walk
Applications for Great Ocean Walk Roving Campground Host are now open for the Easter period.
Volunteers need to be available to attend two days of training on the 16 and 17 March 2013 and be available to volunteer on the Great Ocean Walk for a minimum of three nights between 28 March and 14 April 2013.
The Great Ocean Walk Roving Campground Host Volunteer Role Description can be downloaded here.
Contact Clare Wynne at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to apply for the program.
For detailed information on the Great Ocean Walk visit www.greatoceanwalk.com.au
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