Become A VIP
We are glad you’re interested in the Volunteers-in-Parks(VIP) Program. VIPS work side by side with National Park Service employees and partners in our National Parks. Anyone can be a VIP, Individuals, couples, families, students, and organized groups. VIPs play an important role in our national parks doing a variety of jobs;
· Working at the information desk answering questions.
· Presenting Living History demonstrations.
· Restoring wildlife habitat.
· Maintaining park trails and buildings.
These are only a few of the many opportunities available when you volunteer with the National Park Service.
Take a look at the Volunteers-in-Parks brochure to learn more about the program.
To apply, come to the visitor center or download and fill out the Volunteer Application Form and bring it in.
What type of volunteer opportunities are there at Scotts Bluff National Monument?
Scotts Bluff National Monument accepts applications from volunteers throughout the year to assist with all aspects of park management. For those willing to dedicate personal time and expertise, there are a variety of opportunities in all park divisions, from serving as a visitor center host or demonstrating camp fire cooking to removing invasive musk thistle. Below is a list many of the opportunities here in the park. Many positions could be combined depending on an individual's skill set.
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Resource management assistant - Volunteers work side by side with our resource management rangers to control exotic weeds, restore native prairie, clean up the park, and monitor wildlife.
Volunteer as a group - Are you a Scout leader, Sierra Club member, or school group looking for a hands-on experience with your group? Does your business or organization want to take part in a team-building restoration project? If so, we have many opportunities that can accommodate large groups.
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Why volunteer with the National Park Service?
Volunteering at Scotts Bluff National Monument is a fun way to:
For more information regarding Scotts Bluff National Monument volunteer program, please contact the Park Volunteer Coordinator:
Justin Cawiezel: (308)436-9716 or e-mail us
Did You Know?
The first white men to see Scotts Bluff were seven men from the Robert Stuart Party on Christmas Day 1812. The Stuart party was on their way from Astoria, OR to St. Louis, MO.