Contribute your time, talents, and knowledge to the national parks.

Three volunteers bagging weeds

Become a Volunteer!

You can help care for your national parks by volunteering during a one-time event or on a reoccurring basis.

Volunteer photographing flowers


There are Artist-in-Residence programs for visual artists, writers, musicians, and other creative media.

Group of young people gather for a photo in a park

Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors

Ambassadors work in national parks to expand volunteer efforts and coordinate group service opportunities.

Volunteers collecting water data

Citizen Science

Citizen scientists of all ages head out to the field to gain deeper knowledge and contribute valuable information to parks.

Volunteer in front of trailhead sign

International Volunteers-In-Parks

Participants from around the world train in and contribute to US national parks.