Seasonal and On-Going Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers observing wildlife at Beaver Marsh in spring
Volunteers observing wildlife at the Beaver Marsh.


Looking to make a lasting impact in your national park?

Volunteering is all about finding the right fit for your individual personality! CVNP recruits for volunteers on a need basis, because of this, the opportunity that interests you might not be currently seeking new volunteers. Don’t let that discourage you! The park has over 70 volunteer programs, and we are committed to helping you find your volunteer niche! Become a volunteer for CVNP to refine your skills, learn something new, and support the park in a meaningful way. Together, volunteers in CVNP make a huge difference.

Ready to Share your time and talent?

1. Read over Cuyahoga Valley National Park volunteer positions

2. Open volunterr positions are listed on

3. Register or Apply online, and a staff member from the Volunteer Management Office will reach out to you!

4. Contact us if you have questions at or (440) 717-3846.

Current Opportunities

Park Ambassadors
Do you have passion for this park, and are you looking for a continuous and meaningful way to get involved? Park Ambassador volunteers provide direct and regular interaction with park visitors through formal and informal programs, events, and presentations. The Volunteer Management Office is accepting applications until January 21 for Park Ambassadors.
Apply Online.

Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Office Assistant
Do you love your national park, and have a passion for environmental education? Help support the Cuyahoga Environmental Education Center (CVEEC) by assisting in the Administrative Office. Apply Online.



Grow your connection to local foods and your community. Countryside Farmers' Market opportunities include parking assistance, setting up and tearing down, taking photographs of market activities, doing cooking demonstrations, and playing music. Volunteer Ambassadors are also wanted to staff information booths and represent Countryside at various special events throughout the year. Read through their volunteer opportunities here. Countryside provides many different ways to get involved, and if one sounds like a good fit for you, contact or 330-657-2542 ext. 226.

CV Railroad logo 3-color

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Ever want to be behind the scenes of a real working railroad? Opportunities include special event assistants, conductors, mechanics, brakemen, trainmen, concessionaires, servers for beer and wine tastings and other special events, and office help. Elves are also needed to march alongside the Polar Express sleigh in parades. Enjoy a unique opportunity that combines the love and nostalgia for the railroad with the reward of helping passengers enjoy the heritage of the area. Find more information and complete their online volunteer application here.

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Last updated: December 20, 2018

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15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141


(330) 657-2752

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