Volunteer opportunities at Petrified Forest National Park are as diverse as the natural and cultural resources. This is the place to use skills you already have or to learn new ones.
Housing is available for volunteers but is limited, especially in the summer. A minimum workweek of 32 hours for volunteers and 40 hours for student interns, as well as a 2 month minimum commitment, is required to be eligible for park housing. Available housing includes:
Positions are in Interpretation, Resource Management, Administration, and Maintenance. See below for some of the duties within each division.
To apply for a volunteer position, send a Volunteer Application (PDF 559 KB) to the address below. Include a cover letter listing the dates you are available and your reasons for applying to Petrified Forest National Park. If you are a full-time or part-time student applying for a student internship, you must include your educational history.
To apply, or to find out more regarding the Petrified Forest National Park volunteer program, please contact the volunteer coordinator at Petrified Forest National Park
Phone: (928) 524-6228 ext 264
Current Volunteer Opportunities