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Campground Host

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  • Winona, MN
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Front Porch Management

Start Date: May 1, 2023
Job category:
Camp Host
Compensation: RV Site plus wages
Hookups: Full (FHU)
Wi-Fi: Yes
Pets OK?: Yes

Job Description

Prairie Island Campground in Winona Minnesota is looking for 2 volunteer campground host(s) for the 2023 camping season.  Situated directly on the banks of the Mississippi River the campground is a great place to get up close with nature.  Fishing, Boating, Swimming, Hiking, Paddling, and Bird watching are just a few of the things you can take in.  Winona is a festival town so there is no shortage of great cultural events to attend.  The campground hosts a free summer music concert series, has an 18 hole frisbee golf course, beach, boat launch, a dog park, and much more.

We operate April 15* – Oct 31 weather and conditions pending.  As camp host you will be required to be the direct campground contact for 3 – 5 hour shifts per week. Hosts are on duty Sunday-Thursday.  Campground managers are available 24/7 as needed and take over Friday-Saturday during the busy weekends.  While on duty you will be responsible for the following:

-Answering the phone from your site or the office.

-Working with the online management and reservation system. (Resnexus)

-Greeting and checking in guests as they arrive.

-Creating new reservations for those who prefer making them via the phone or in person.

-Staffing the office/store as needed during your work days. (0-5 hours)

-Delivering the occasional load of firewood using the campground utility golf cart.

-Work one of the three major Holidays as needed and during the Boats and Bluegrass Music Festival the last weekend of Sept.

In exchange for being a volunteer camp host you will receive one site (value $615/month) with 20/30 amp electric and water, one full load of firewood per week, free access to our paddle sport and bike fleet, and 25% off all store items and wifi.  You will also receive 2 passes to Boats and Bluegrass music festival ($390 value, kids are free).

There is opportunity for 5-25 hours per week of paid employment at $13-$17/hour.

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following skills and experience:

-Prior experience as a camp host, and especially as a host at a City, State, or Federal campground.

-Experience operating an online management and reservation system. (example: Resnexus)

-Proficient use of Google gmail, sheets, and docs.

-Those who are available for the entire season.  (April 15 – Oct 31)

To apply just email and request application information.

Take care, be well, and as always, today is a great day to have a great day!

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