Restore critical habitat by collecting and planting native grass seed, protecting riparian habitat, and locating, identifying and removing exotic, invasive plants
Monitor wildlife, such as coho salmon and steelhead trout, harbor seals, snowy plovers
Maintain and repair trails
Care for the park's Morgan horses
Maintain the Coast Miwok cultural exhibit at Kule Loklo
Maintain and catalogue artifacts for the park's museum and archive
Assist park administration performing basic office tasks
Patrol the park on foot, bike, horse, and kayak
Participate in beach cleanups, such as the California Coastal Cleanup
Educate park visitors about snowy plovers, elephant seals, and gray whales
Staff the park's visitor centers and assist visitors with questions
Get involved! Become a volunteer at Point Reyes National Seashore. Have a Skill, Expertise, or Passion to Share?
Point Reyes National Seashore is always looking for volunteers with a skill, expertise, or passion to share. If you don't see a position that matches your interests, we encourage you to submit a volunteer project proposal. Please note that park housing is very limited. We are best able to accommodate volunteers that can provide their own lodging or work remotely. Please contact us with a brief summary of your proposed volunteer project or activity and a time frame for when you are available.
Please contact for more information:
Point Reyes National Seashore Volunteer Coordinator
This number will initially be answered by an automated attendant, from which one can opt to access a name directory, listen to recorded information about the park (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; fire danger information; wildlife updates; ranger-led programs; seasonal events; etc.), or speak with a ranger. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call.