Volunteer Applications

At Bardwell Lake we like to work hard and play hard. We chose only the best candidates to help us meet our missions. If you think you've got what it takes, fill out the application below and submit it to our Volunteer Coordinator.

Be sure to include accurate contact information, with email address if available.
Please specify locations and position(s) in which you are interested. Take a look at the Volunteer Opportunities page for more information. Opportunities at Bardwell are selected locally through the Volunteer Coordinator for the lake.
Be sure to indicate months/days you are available and of what year if possible. There may not be openings now, but your application will stay on file 2 years and we will continue interviewing and matching candidates as position come available.
Volunteer Application

Applications should be submitted to the Volunteer Coordinator for Bardwell Lake at 4000 Observation Drive, Ennis TX 75119 or emailed to Justin Hebert, Volunteer Coordinator

1. Applications received

are then reviewed by the Volunteer Coordinator and if appropriate will be scheduled for an interview.

2. Interviews

are done via telephone in most cases and are scheduled in advance. Someone will call you to schedule to insure we dont catch you at a bad time. Interviews average 30 min in length.
We strive to interview and match potential park host volunteers to positions 6 months in advance of start date. However, we continue interviewing and matching until all positions are filled. If you live in the area and want to volunteer with out becoming a park host, we encourage you to do so. We have many volunteer opportunities that do not require living with in our parks. Don’t hesitate to apply at anytime, as openings come up throughout the year unexpectedly.  We will work to find the best match for our mission and your skills regardless of timing. If you’re not called for an interview or are not selected for a position right away please be patient; we get many applications and sometimes your skills aren't what are needed at the moment. All applications stay on file for 2 years. If you want to know the status of your application you may Email or call Justin Hebert at 972-875-5711

3. If your skills match a need at our lake you may be offered a contingnt position.

Potential volunteers with contingent offers of position are then screened for criminal history and fingerprinted. All volunteers in a position of public trust must be screened and fingerprinted. We are looking for any record of crimes with a weapon, crimes against a person, or violent crimes; these are all disqualifiers for our program.

4. Join the team!

Once your background investigation is received and reviewed (2-5 days) arrangements for your arrival and orientation will be confirmed.

Click here for the Youth Service Request Form. Forms can be Emailed to Justin Hebert or Erin Chizmar.

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