Volunteer In Parks

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There are many ways you can help care for your national parks, from one-time to reoccurring volunteer opportunities for youth, families, groups and individuals.

To learn more and to get started, visit Volunteer.gov. Volunteer.gov provides you with all that you need to find a volunteer opportunity. The portal is a free, fast efficient way to connect volunteers with natural and cultural resources agencies.
Volunteers walking on a trail

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Intern image with text: National Park Service Internship Program

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Two scouts planting a tree

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Scouts Making a Difference

  • Learn more about the Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger program
  • Learn more about Girl Scouts programs

Four students looking through binoculars at snowy mountain

NPS photo/Jami Belt

More Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Pass showing kayak along rocky shore

Annual Volunteer Pass

Free for volunteers who donate 250 service hours with federal agencies that participate in the Interagency Pass Program.

Contact your local federal recreation site for more information about volunteer opportunities or visit Volunteer.gov.