• View of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Marin Headlands, looking across the bay back towards San Francisco, seen in the distance.

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

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  • Winter Surf Warning

    Every year people drown in the surf off Northern California beaches - don't let it be you! Be extra alert on park beaches during the winter storm season. Do not turn your back on the shoreline and watch for extra powerful “sneaker” waves.

Volunteer Opportunities and Internships

Volunteers are vital to fulfilling our mission of serving park visitors and protecting park resources.

Volunteers are vital to fulfilling our mission of serving park visitors and protecting park resources.

NPS

There are Many Options for Volunteers

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Woods National Monument, Fort Point National Historic Site, & the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy all partner with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) to fill volunteer positions. Click here to visit the SCA website for current listings of opportunities for our parks.

Click here for short-term or group opportunities at the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy's website.

For individual opportunities please click on the links listed below.

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Did You Know?

Wildflowers

A 1° F increase in average temperature seen in California over the last 100 years has led to Sierra snow melting 2 to 4 weeks earlier and flowers blooming 1 to 2 weeks earlier. Temperatures are predicted to increase another 1° to 2° F in the next 25 years.