Oregon Accommodations

Oregon - Bed & Breakfast

Heceta Head Lighthouse - U.S. Lighthouse Society Member and 2016 Lighthouse Vacation Auction Donor
Type:   Bed & Breakfast
Location: 11 miles north of Florence.
Contact: 92072 Hwy. 101 South, Yachats, OR 97498 USA; 866 -547-3696 (Recommend calling between noon and 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time)
Email: keepers@hecetalighthouse.com
Facility: Located 13 miles north of Florence, Oregon, the keeper's house is open year town. Facility has six rooms with queen size beds. Includes a seven course breakfast.
Info: http://www.hecetalighthouse.com/bed-breakfast/     Rates: www.hecetalighthouse.com/bed-breakfast/details

Oregon - Volunteer Host Keeper

Oregon State Parks (Multiple Lighthouse Locations)
Type:   Volunteer Host Keeper
Contact: Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Volunteer Programs, 725 Summer St NE, Suite C, Salem OR 97301; 877-225-9803. Applications should be sent to: Jill Nishball
Email: For general information about volunteering: volunteer.info@state.or.us
Facility: Oregon has a number of opportunities at their state parks for hosts at lighthouses, all of which provide RV sites for volunteers.
Duties: For a list of the potential opportunities along with a description of duties and accommodations go to the Host Directory at: http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/VOL/pages/index.aspx  and click on any of the following state parks or lighthouses: Cape Mears, Cape Blanco, Coquille River Lighthouse, Heceta Head Lighthouse State Park, Umpqua Lighthouse State Park, Yaquina Bay Lighthouse State Park.
Current Openings: For a list of the current openings you need to go to the following website: www.oregon.gov/OPRD/VOL/docs/ParkHostOpenings.pdf
Volunteer info for Oregon State Parks: www.oregon.gov/OPRD/VOL/volunteer-getinvolved.shtml

Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Type:   Volunteer Host Keeper
Location: 4 miles north of Newport and 1 mile west of Agate Beach.
Contact: Katherine Fuller, Yaquina Head Volunteer Coordinator, 750 Lighthouse Drive Newport, Oregon 97365; (541) 574-3143
Email: kafuller@blm.gov
Facility: Hosts are provided. The three modern RV sites have complete hookups (50 amp, 35 amp, 110 volt, sewer, access to a satellite dish, shared telephone line), and picnic tables. Each site can accommodate a 45' RV plus a tow vehicle.
Duties: Hosts provide assistance to park interpretive staff with emphasis on interpreting the area's natural and cultural resources, environmental education, visitor safety, and resource protection. Hosts are typically stationed for 4-5 hours shifts at the lighthouse or interpretive center. Ability to repeatedly climb the 114 steps in the lighthouse required. Minimum 25 hours/week. Minimum two month commitment during the first year of hosting; one month for returning hosts.
Info: http://www.blm.gov/or/resources/recreation/yaquina/files/PD_interpretive_host.pdf  


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