• America's First

    Devils Tower

    National Monument Wyoming

Volunteer

Volunteer Patch

NPS Volunteer Patch

To view more NPS volunteer opportunities, go to www.nps.gov/volunteer or www.volunteer.gov/gov

Devils Tower National Monument has a very active volunteer program. Our VIPs (Volunteers-in-the-Parks) help support the Monument in a variety of ways. There are five basic positions that are recruited for at the Monument:

  1. Visitor Center Assistant - provides information and orientation to park visitors; assists with junior ranger programs; roves hiking trails and prairie dog town
  2. Climbing – provides information to climbers; assists with climbing patrols
  3. Maintenance - performs a variety of maintenance tasks such as trash collection, construction or repair of trails, cleaning, small projects, etc.
  4. Adminstrative Clerk – Answers phones, assists with filing, inputing of data, etc.
  5. Campground Host – provides information and assistance to visitors camping in monument; roves campground



Did You Know?

Close up of phonolite

Devils Tower is made of phonolite porphyry. Phonolite refers to the ringing of the rock when a small slab is struck, and its ability to reflect sound. Porphyry refers to its texture, large crystals of feldspar embedded in a mass of smaller crystals.