Current Volunteer Opportunities

rangers and volunteers in front of church

At some times of year, volunteers outnumber paid staff four to one.

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Supervision and/or training is provided for all positions. Some volunteer positions are regular, ongoing positions; others are seasonal or for special projects. In addition to the open positions above, volunteers have engaged in these types of activities:


  • Docent - lead tours, develop programs for visitors
  • Youth programming - for school groups on- and off-site
  • Assist at Visitor Center Information Desk, including sale of books and other materials
  • Photography and videography
  • Translate / transcribe old Spanish documents
  • Translate brochures / site bulletins into Spanish, German, or French
  • Miscellaneous organizational and clerical work for Interpretive Division
  • Graphic design for posters and exhibits
  • Historical research on selected topics


  • Landscaping and garden work (weeding, trimming, etc.)
  • Small engine maintenance and lube work on equipment
  • General repair work, carpentry, plastering, painting
  • Trails maintenance - cleaning/dusting exhibits and trail signs


  • Computer data entry
Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 520-377-5063 or stop by for more information.

Tumacácori NHP's volunteer program received the national Take Pride in America Award in 2004.

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