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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.

Kūpono McDaniel
Youth and Volunteer Programs Coordinator

Volunteer Recognition Luncheon
Volunteer Recognition Luncheon

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Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Proudly Honors Our Volunteers!

At Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, there are varying volunteer opportunities. Some of the more 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 the top of this page for current opportunities.

Last updated: November 21, 2019

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


(808) 985-6000

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