The volunteer program is very important to our overall success. We have developed the volunteer program as a mutually beneficial alliance.
The benefits to Santee Lakes are enormous. It allows management to better utilize its paid staff for major maintenance and regulatory obligations. Using cost efficient volunteer support in security, trash control, maintenance, restroom custodial services and Park host representatives allows the Park to run more efficiently.
There are many benefits for the volunteer as well. The volunteer stays active and may, as a requirement of the position, receive a campsite in which to park their recreational vehicle in exchange for their services.
Please contact Nancy Gallagher at 619-258-4787 for information on volunteering.
Volunteer Opportunities are available in the following areas:
Clubhouse Host: Provides the key functions of operating and maintaining the Clubhouse events and laundry room facilities in a first class manner. It is the hosts’ responsibility to insure the Park meets or exceed our guests’ expectations.
Grounds Maintenance Volunteer: Provides the critical customer service functions of maintaining the Park grounds, restrooms and related facilities in a first class manner.
Gate Attendant: Perform the key functions of greeting each guest entering the Park, collecting parking fees and various user fees, providing visitor information at the Park and Campground. Couples are preferred for this position.
Campground Host: Performs several critical functions including preparing campsites for arrivals, maintaining camper restrooms and serving as an after hours emergency contact.
Utility Volunteer: Performs the duties of vacant volunteer positions, assists Park Operations Staff and fills in for other volunteers when needed.
BBQ Grill: Provides the critical customer service functions of maintaining the Park Grill area and related facilities in a first class manner.
PM Patrol: Performs several critical functions, all of which directly contribute to enhancing the overall experience of the Campground visitors and/or guests. Seasonal position.
In connection with your application as a volunteer, please be advised that we will conduct a thorough background check to include, but not limited to:
- Consumer report (credit check).
- Review of driving record to verify insurability under the District’s insurance policy covering on-duty operation of a motor vehicle.
- Criminal background check - Review of Department of Justice records (convictions) will be completed. This may include, but will not be limited to County, State, and Federal jurisdiction records.
- Education and professional license verification.
Data will be obtained via a third party reporting firm First Advantage, Inc. You may reach them at: First Advantage, Inc. PO Box 550130 Tampa, FL 33655 800-321-4473.