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There are plenty of way families, groups and individuals can get involved to help care for your national parks. Join a volunteer event near you. Check out opportunities below.

The National Park Service offers one-time to reoccurring volunteer opportunities for kids, teen, families, groups and individuals. To learn more about volunteering with the National Park Service and to get started, visit Volunteer.gov or Find a Park to look for opportunities at a specific park.

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  • Mount Rainier National Park

    Annual Volunteer Brunch

    Saturday, May 19, 2018

    Learn about Mount Rainier's volunteer program and meet fellow volunteers!

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    • Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Tacoma Mountaineers Clubhouse, 2302 N 30th St, Tacoma, WA
    • Fees: Free
  • San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

    Volunteer Information Session

    Saturday, May 19, 2018

    Do you love national parks and want to share your enthusiasm with others? Volunteers are needed to work alongside National Park Service rangers in the Visitor Center! Registration required for this information session.

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    • Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Mission San José Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Memorial Day Volunteer Projects at Chalmette National Cemetery

    Friday, May 25, 2018

    Honor America's fallen troops with volunteer projects for Memorial Day.

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    • Time: 7:30 AM
    • Location: Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette
    • Fees: free
  • Friday, May 25, 2018

    Every Friday Weekly

    Help care for thousands of native plants and then take a stroll with SPAWN staff as they collect wild seeds.

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    • Location: Turtle Island Restoration Network headquarters
    • Fees: Free
  • Fort Monroe National Monument

    99th New York Volunteer Infantry Drill Day

    Saturday, May 26, 2018

    A Living History American Civil War regiment will drill and exercise their craft on the Parade Ground of Fort Monroe.

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    • Location: Parade Ground
    • Fees: no fee
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Memorial Day Volunteer Projects at Chalmette National Cemetery

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    Honor America's fallen troops with volunteer projects for Memorial Day.

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    • Time: 7:30 AM
    • Location: Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette
    • Fees: free
  • Friday, June 1, 2018

    Every Friday Weekly

    Help care for thousands of native plants and then take a stroll with SPAWN staff as they collect wild seeds.

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    • Location: Turtle Island Restoration Network headquarters
    • Fees: Free
  • Greenbelt Park

    Invasive Plant Removal

    Saturday, June 2, 2018

    Every 1st Saturday of every month

    Come help preserve Greenbelt Park for future generations

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Sweetgum Picnic Area
  • Greenbelt Park

    National Trails Day

    Saturday, June 2, 2018

    Come help make a difference at Greenbelt Park on Saturday June 2, 2018.

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    • Time: 8:45 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Sweetgum Picnic Area
    • Fees: FREE
  • Sunday, June 3, 2018

    Help protect and restore endangered plant and wildlife habitat at Abbott's Lagoon, the Lighthouse Bluffs, and other high value habitat areas at Point Reyes National Seashore.

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    • Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Variable, meet at the Bear Valley Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
  • Friday, June 8, 2018

    Every Friday Weekly

    Help care for thousands of native plants and then take a stroll with SPAWN staff as they collect wild seeds.

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    • Location: Turtle Island Restoration Network headquarters
    • Fees: Free
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club Work Day

    Saturday, June 9, 2018

    The Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club is a group that maintains the 20-plus miles of park trails. All trail work is done in a manner that is environmentally friendly and consistent with the historic mission of the Battlefield.

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    • Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
    • Fees: Free
  • Point Reyes National Seashore

    Kule Loklo Open House & Workday

    Saturday, June 9, 2018

    Every 2nd Saturday of every month

    Visit a replica Coast Miwok village that offers a glimpse of life in pre-European California.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Kule Loklo
    • Fees: Free
  • Point Reyes National Seashore

    Marin MPA Watch Volunteer Training

    Saturday, June 9, 2018

    Would you like to learn more about the science and importance of Marine Protected Areas? If so, please become a Marin MPA Watch volunteer!

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    • Location: Various locations
    • Fees: Free
  • Friday, June 15, 2018

    Every Friday Weekly

    Help care for thousands of native plants and then take a stroll with SPAWN staff as they collect wild seeds.

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    • Location: Turtle Island Restoration Network headquarters
    • Fees: Free
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Monthly Stewardship Program

    Saturday, June 16, 2018

    Every 3rd Saturday of every month

    Join staff and fellow volunteers for a morning of stewardship. Projects typically focus on preserving the natural and cultural resources of the park.

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    • Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Chellberg Farm
    • Fees: Free