Large diverse group of national park volunteers gathered at the edge of pavement and a grassy area
Volunteer Recognition Luncheon (NPS Photo)

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Proudly Honors Our Volunteers!

At Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, there are numerous and diverse volunteer opportunities. Some of the most common are:

  • Interpreting the park to visitors with the goal of ensuring every visitor experience is a positive one by interacting with them at the Kīlauea Visitor Center.
  • Removal of invasive plants.
  • Assisting with native plant propagation and re-forestation.
  • Working in plant nurseries - seed collection.
  • Working with Hawksbill and sometimes Green Sea Turtles, protecting the nests and maximizing survival of the hatchlings.
  • Administration.

Sound exciting? Please see below for current opportunities.

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5 minutes, 8 seconds

Interested in volunteering at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park? Watch this 5-minute video and see if becoming a VIP (Volunteer in Parks) is right for you!


Current Volunteer Opportunities


Be a VIP, Volunteer-in-Park. Help protect some of the most treasured natural and cultural resources in America.

Kupono McDaniel
Youth and Volunteer Programs Coordinator
E-mail, or call 808-985-6015

Last updated: December 3, 2020

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 52
Hawaii National Park, HI 96718


808 985-6011

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