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General Information

Explore the sections below to learn more about the volunteer program and how to give back at National Capital Parks - East!

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Drop-In Volunteering & Special Events

Learn more about one-time volunteer events dedicated to debris collection, special programming, invasive species removal, and more.

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Recurring Volunteer Positions

Learn more about recurring volunteer opportunities related to visitor services, artillery crew, interpretive programs, and more.

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Planning a Volunteer Event

Want to plan a volunteer event? Find out about the processes and paperwork involved here.

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Volunteering with Partners

Learn more about the partners that contribute to the well-being of the parks, initiate volunteer opportunities, and promote stewardship.


Contact Us

For more information on the Volunteers-In-Parks program at National Capital Parks-East, please contact the park’s Volunteer Coordinator at nace_volunteers@nps.gov.

Last updated: April 5, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

1900 Anacostia Drive SE
Washington, DC 20020


(771) 208-1453

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