Volunteer Opportunities & Internships

A volunteer poses with two brown morgan horses in front of a barn.
Morgan Horse Ranch volunteers help care for the park's Morgan horses. This is one of many unique volunteer opportunities at the Seashore!

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At Point Reyes, volunteers:

  • 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:
Anela Kopshever
Point Reyes National Seashore Volunteer Coordinator
415-464-5219
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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Last updated: November 24, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station , CA 94956

Phone:

415-464-5100
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.

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