2023 Campground Host - Handy/Maintenance Host - November 2023

The host site is in the lawn next to the maintenance shop (not in a campground) and is not ADA accessible site.  Water, electric, and sewer hookups are available for a camper.

Duties of the Handy/Maintenance Host:

  • Clean and resupply vault toilet twice per day.
  • Clean visitor center and maintenance shop as needed.
  • Empty trash cans and collect litter around the park.
  • Clean out fire pits and grills in the campground and picnic area as needed.
  • Assist with lawn maintenance (mowing, weed-eating, leaf blowing, weeding gardens, etc.)
  • Provide information to park visitors as requested or needed.
  • Communicate problems, questions, and suggestions to park staff regarding assigned duties and general park operation.
  • Assist with special events at the park.
  • Depending on host interest/abilities and park operation needs, may assist in invasive species control, fence maintenance, fire line preparation, staffing the visitor center, or other maintenance or stewardship projects.
  • Scheduled days will be: Friday-Monday


Schedule Summary

This activity occurs between Wednesday, November 01, 2023 and Thursday, November 30, 2023

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Sunday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening

About Prairie State Park

Tallgrass prairies once covered more than a third of Missouri; today, less than one percent remains, much of it preserved at Prairie State Park. Visitors to the park see panoramic vistas of swaying grass and ever-changing wildflowers. They also may spot the park’s resident bison herd. The park’s Regal Tallgrass Prairie Nature Center offers exhibits and interpretive programs designed to inform visitors about the special place.