• A view of the cinder desert


    National Park Hawai'i

Volunteer Opportunities

Many volunteer opportunities are available at Haleakala National Park. Applicants must list specific and relevant experiences to qualify for positions requiring specialized skills. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

Education Program Volunteer
The Interpretation Division seeks two volunteers with classroom teaching experience and/or environmental education experience to complete writing and editing work on four new education programs. The grade levels and topics are:
  • K-2: Ecosystems
  • Grade 3: Adaptations
  • Grades 4/5: Geology
  • Middle School: Biodiversity
The time commitment is two days/week for 4-6 hours/day, starting in mid-January 2015. Most work will occur at the park but some editing work may be done off-site. Volunteers will work with the park's education specialist, whose work week isTuesday-Saturday. Volunteers must have experience in working with students in classroom and/or outdoor settings, be able to hike short (less than one mile), high elevation trails, and be able to work at 7000-10,000 feet elevation for 4-6 hours/day.

For more information, please call Katelyn Thomson at 808-572-4451. To apply, completed the application below and email to nps_hale_eec@nps.gov. Click here to download an application. (pdf)

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