Building a Community of Park Stewards

Make a vital contribution to Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) and our community! You can help the park fulfill its mission to provide visitor enjoyment and preserve resources. The mission of CVNP's Volunteers-in-Parks Program is to engage people in the park, building a community of park stewards. The volunteer program is co-managed by the National Park Service and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Depending on the volunteer position, volunteers will work with staff from National Park Service, the Conservancy for CVNP, Countryside Conservancy, and Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.

Volunteer Open House

Saturday, January 11 from 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Located at: Happy Days Lodge, 500 W. Streetsboro St. Peninsula, OH 44264

Are you interested in learning about current volunteer opportunities? Listen to current volunteers as they talk about their experiences and learn how to use your skills and talents to make a positive impact in the park. Know someone interested in learning more about volunteering? Invite them to our open house!

volunteers gathering in a field to work on Earth Day

Days of Service

Lend a hand to a one-day, family-friendly group volunteer project to preserve trails and natural habitat in your park.

Ranger and volunteer leading the public in a fall hike

On-Going Opportunities

Continue to give your time throughout the year. There are over 100 different ways for you to share your time and unique talents.

Volunteer working together to plant native plants on a spring day

Habitat Restoration Drop-In

Be a part of the park’s volunteer team and contribute to improving its habitat in spring, summer, and fall.

Volunteers hiking and maintaining the trails in the park

Trail Maintenance

The Adopt-a-Trail Program is an opportunity for people of all ages to assist the staff of Cuyahoga Vally to maintain trails.

Corporate group gathering supplies to volunteer for the day

Corporate Volunteer

Volunteer with your business or organization.

Alternative Spring Break students building a wooden compost container.

Service Learning

From youth groups to grad school, our service learning opportunities provide students at any age a unique way to make a difference.

Volunteer working within the park

Training and Enrichment

Join us for volunteer training and enrichment opportunities!

Last updated: December 2, 2019

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15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141


(330) 657-2752

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