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Waterton Park, Waterton Park

Populations Served

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Seniors


  • Adaptability & Resourcefulness
  • Communication
  • Empathy
  • Problem Solving
  • Risk Assessment & Management
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Campground Hosts

Belly River Campground host

Are you friendly and outgoing? Do you enjoy camping and helping other people? Are you enthusiastic about national park values, interested in passing along key park messages and working within the park mandate? Then consider volunteering as a campground host.

Campground hosts help make the visitor experience memorable by staying at the campground, greeting visitors there and providing them with information. In return, hosts have free entry to the park for a year, a free host campsite while they volunteer and many other benefits.

Experienced hosts or applicants who are available for longer periods may be given first choice of dates.

Volunteer Duties

  • Representing Parks Canada mandate and values;
  • Answering visitor questions;
  • Welcome new campers;
  • Inform Parks Canada staff of issues you or other campers encounter;
  • Act as an initial point of contact for campers in case of an emergency.


  • Own self-contained camping unit (RV, truck camper or tent trailer). Belly River Campground sites are back-in only;
  • Willingness to complete a security clearance (reliability status).


  • Two weekends prior to May long weekend through September (Labor Day) long weekend.
  • Able to commit to a minimum of 2 weeks, 5 days per week, including weekends, about 4 hours per day.

Time Commitment


Type of Opportunity

Community Engagement,Sports & Leisure

Application Type


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