Volunteer With Us
Please see a current list of volunteer opportunities below. There may be times when special events come up and volunteers are given the opportunity to assist in fairs, outreach programs, or beach clean-ups.
For more information on becoming a volunteer at Fire Island National Seashore please call 631-687-4780 or e-mail the Volunteer Coordinator.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
A Special Opportunity: Watch Hill Campground Host
The Watch Hill campground host provides information and orientation services for campers at the camping sites, as well as provide a contact for visitors needing assistance when staff may not be available. The campgrounds can be very buggy and very hot due to being in the swale area. Hosts must provide their own camping gear and a site will be provide for them. Positions are filled.
Volunteer: Resource Stewardship Girl Scout Ranger Program
Girl Scouts can earn a certificate and/or patch to recognize their leadership development and resource stewardship activities by participating in this program.
National Park Service/Boy Scouts of America
The Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger program engages Scouts in educational programs and volunteer service projects in park sites to:
Did You Know?
New York's state gem—the garnet—may be found among the sands that comprise Fire Island's beaches. Due to differences in size and weight of the grains of sand, you may sometimes see ribbons of garnet and magnatite among the white quartz, as the sand settles on the beach. More...