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Visitor Center Hosts

  • Part Time
  • Yachats, OR
  • Applications have closed

Forest Service

Job category:
Camp Host
Compensation: RV Site Only
Hookups: Full (FHU)
Wi-Fi: Unknown
Pets OK?: Unknown

Job Description




Cape Perpetua Visitor Center
2400 Highway 101 North
Yachats, Oregon 97498


We had a host couple cancel due to family obligations and so we are looking to fill these customer service host spots for January – May 8, 2023. Your arrival date can be as early as mid-December. We get many experienced and returning host volunteers at Cape Perpetua Scenic Area, but it is also a great spot to start your host volunteering journey!


Hosts are asked to work 4 days each week with sometimes variable hours (about 6 1/2 hours a day). The host’s main duty will be to staff the front desk of the Visitor Center or Devil’s Churn Info Booth.

Hosts will be selling Forest Service recreation passes and the daily operation of the Discover your Northwest gift shop including sales and operation of cash register and credit card machine and some light cleaning of the visitor center. We need people who enjoy providing excellent customer service and who enjoy learning about the natural and cultural features of this Forest. This opportunity will close as soon as an applicant is chosen.

Forest service uniforms or vests are required and provided by the Forest Service. Vests are green and should be worn over dark solid colored shirts. Brown shoes/boots are required with the uniform.

Visitor Center RV Site: We offer a level RV site at the Visitor Center. Full hook up ( 50/30/15) that includes electric, water wi-fi and propane reimbursement. All vehicles & RV must have current tags during time of volunteering. There is currently a washer and dryer at the Visitor Center available.

Cape Perpetua Campground RV Site: Site is along side a quiet stream in an old growth. Hookups include water, sewer, 30 amp electrical. There is a washer/drier and wireless internet service.



The Forest Service offers:

An RV site with full hookups to include water, sewer, electrical, wireless internet and reimbursement for propane usage.
Washer and dryer available on-site Cape Perpetua Visitor Center.
Forest service vests are required and provided by the Forest Service. Vests are green and should be worn over black shirt with dark blue jeans or black pants.
If applicable, mileage reimbursement is .14/mile for travel to and from the Visitor Center for scheduled work shifts.
Interested? Please submit an application and if you are a good fit we will contact you ASAP to schedule a phone interview.



Clerical/Office Machines
First Aid Certificate
Visitor Information
Working with People


Cape Perpetua Scenic Area has 26 miles of hiking trails, magnificent old-growth coastal rainforest, wilderness areas, rocky shore tide-pools, beaches, and an off shore Marine Reserve. Nearby are the small coastal towns of Yachats and Waldport. Please visit the Cape Perpetua portion of the Siuslaw National Forest website for photos and information ( or go to “Siuslaw National Forest” on Facebook.


General housekeeping
Slip, trip, and fall hazards



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