Volunteer Program

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The Park Connection

“Connecting People To The Park”

Indiana Dunes National lakeshore offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups as part of The Park Connection volunteer program.

The Park Connection has something for almost everyone: kids and young adults, retirees, professionals, corporate teams, students, organizations, and individuals and groups. Volunteers serve alongside park employees enhancing visitor services by sharing their time and talents. Click on an opportunity below and Come join us today and get connected to the park experience.

STEP 1

Find a Volunteer Program below that fits you!

STEP 2

Call the Volunteer Office at (219) 221-7098 or email us to get started.

 
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ARTIST
IN RESIDENCE

Inspire and move others to preserve this special place
 
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CORPORATE
& BUSINESS

Help play an important role for our local and regional community
 
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CAMPGROUND
HOST

Help Campers enjoy their park experience in our campgrounds

 
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CITIZEN
SCIENCE

Assist in scientific research
 
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DROP IN
STEWARDSHIP

Stop in and give a few hours of your time
 
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RAILROAD
CREW

Present a new appreciation of the national parks to train riders and enthusiasts
 
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RIVER
CREW

Enhance the recreational use of the Little Calumet River
 
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SCOUT
PROGRAMS

Participate in a variety of organized educational or service projects
 
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SEASONAL
VOLUNTEERS

Become Part of the Park Team
 
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SERVICE
LEARNING

Learn new skills while giving back
 
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SPECIAL
EVENTS

Contribute to the success of our festivals and special events
 
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THE FARM AND GARDEN
CREW

Get involved keeping up the historic Chellberg Farm garden
 
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TRAIL
CREW

Take on the stewardship of a trail
 

The Park Connection

"Connecting People To The Park"
For more volunteer opportunities, contact The Park Connection Office by calling (219) 221-7098 or email us to connect with the Volunteer Program Manager.

Last updated: April 19, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1100 North Mineral Springs Road
Porter, IN 46304

Phone:

(219) 395-1882
Indiana Dunes Visitor Center phone number.

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