• Purple, yellow, gold and orange sponges and soft corals wave against a turquioise sea.

    Biscayne

    National Park Florida

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  • Boat Tours, Paddle-craft Rentals and Select Conveniences Temporarily Unavailable

    Glass-bottom, snorkel, diving and island boat tours, and rentals for canoes and other paddle-craft, are temporarily unavailable. The park is working to resolve the issue as soon as possible and regrets the inconvenience. Limited snack items are available.

Volunteer Position Descriptions

Volunteer positions are available in several of the park's major divisions.

Interpretation & Visitor Services:
This division provides the public face of the park. Greeting visitors, conducting guided programs, and assisting at special events are some of the things you might do as a volunteer. Click here to see position descriptions for this division.

Environmental Education and Outreach:
This division provides all the curriculum-based education for students and teachers. Helping conduct overnight programs, conducting classroom programs, and generally helping students understand the park's resources are all things you might do as a volunteer. Click here to see position descriptions for this division.

Science & Resources Management:
This division strives to understand the natural and human-caused forces that shape the park's resources. Assessing fishery stocks, conducting archaeological surveys, and working to eradicate invasive species are some of the things you might do as a volunteer. Click here to see position descriptions for this division.

Maintenance:
This division is responsible for buildings, grounds and providing support for visitor services and park operations. Carpentry, mechanical work, and painting are some of the things you might do as a volunteer. Click here to see position descriptions for this division.

Did You Know?

The Jones family on the porch of their Porgy Key home.

Israel Lafayette Jones purchased land on Porgy Key, at the southern end of Biscayne National Park, in 1898. He, his wife Mozelle and their sons Arthur and Lancelot carved out a life for themselves by farming pineapples and key limes, eventually owning most of the land surrounding Jones Lagoon. More...