Grand Canyon National Park is served by hundreds of volunteers each year.
In order to find out about current volunteer opportunities in Grand Canyon National Park, log on to www.volunteer.gov/gov.
If you are interested in finding out about volunteer opportunities in other National Parks and/or other government agencies, visit www.volunteer.gov/gov.
For additional information about volunteer opportunities in Grand Canyon National Park, please email our Volunteer Office.
Thank you for your interest in Grand Canyon National Park!
Why Are You Wearing a Green Shirt ?
By former Volunteer in Park, Sara Officer
Should you hear the call of the canyon and are interested in volunteer opportunities here or at other national park sites visit http://www.volunteer.gov/gov/
The National Park Service would like to thank Sara Officer, the author of this article, and all the volunteers who have contributed their time and talents to this and other NPS areas.
Canyon Sketches Vol 02 - April 2008
Volunteers Help Control Invasive Plants
Invasive plants such as Sahara mustard pose a serious ecological threat to Grand Canyon. Volunteers have made important contributions towards controlling this aggressive invader over the last few years. Volunteer trips with Science and Resource Management’s vegetation program are fun and educational and give people who love Grand Canyon the opportunity to help preserve park resources.
Did You Know?
Within the Grand Canyon, the rugged, V-shaped Inner Gorge rises darkly from the Colorado River. The broad shelf above it is the Tonto Platform, which spreads like a green blanket across both sides of the canyon. The Inner Gorge achieves a depth of over 1200 feet (366m)