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

    Biscayne

    National Park Florida

Volunteer

Volunteer Roger Boone helps a Family Fun Fest participant learn about marine archaeology.

Volunteer Roger Boone helps a young Family Fun Fest participant learn about marine archaeology.

PHOTO BY PARK VOLUNTEER THOMAS M. STROM

Whether you are retired and looking for a way to give back to the community, a college student looking for valuable career experience, or someone actively working and just looking for an occasional change of pace, there are opportunities for you as a volunteer at Biscayne National Park.

Volunteers fill a variety of roles in the park, including:

  • providing visitor information at the Dante Fascell Visitor Center
  • counting and measuring fish at area marinas to provide important data that will help ensure sustainable fisheries
  • roving the park's islands in a boat providing visitor information
  • working with kids and families at the park's award-winning Family Fun Fest
  • serving as a resident host onboard your own boat at Boca Chita Key
  • participating in one of several yearly cleanups to help remove some of the many tons of debris that wash onto park shorelines

Visit our Volunteer Position Descriptions page

Visit our Volunteer Application Forms page

Did You Know?

Mangrove Snapper

Mangrove snapper (also known as gray snapper) must be at least 10 inches long to keep. Following fishing regulations will ensure healthy fisheries in and outside of Biscayne National Park for generations to come. More...