Volunteer Opportunities

Satwiwa Garden Volunteers

Satwiwa Garden Volunteers

Help maintain our ethnobotanic garden at the Satwiwa Culture Center! The Satwiwa Garden volunteer contributes to our ongoing efforts to use the native plant garden as a tool to teach about native American life, and wildlife.

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Garden Volunteers

Visitor Center Garden Volunteers

Help restore the educational native plant garden at the King Gillette Ranch Visitor Center. Volunteers may work in groups on Saturdays or individually during the week.

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Visitor Center Volunteer

Visitor Center Volunteers

Greet friendly faces! In many parks, the first contact visitors have with park staff is in the Visitor Center and you can help make that lasting first impression with your smile and caring attitude.

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Solstice Canyon Volunteers

Walk the trails of Solstice Canyon as you help restore it for the safety and enjoyment of the visitors. Solstice Canyon is one of the most visited sites in the park, and with many visitors come many questions of curiosity. The Solstice Canyon volunteer helps educate the public by sharing interesting facts about the resources and history of the location, to help make their visit an enjoyable experience.

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Natural Resource Volunteers

Restoration Ecology Volunteer

Restore unique flora habitats throughout the Santa Monica Mountains. The intense aroma of the native sages, furry friends meandering through the vast grasslands are just a few of the reasons you may want to volunteer for native plant restoration. Several different positions are available with time commitments ranging from several hours a week to several days a week.

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Audubon Volunteer

The Audubon Center At Debs Park Volunteers

Learn, Share, and Lead Nature Hikes for visitors of the Audubon Center at Ernest E Debs Park! Lead interpretive discussions and activities regarding the plants and animals of the park!

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LA Volunteer

LA District Volunteers

Connect Los Angeles with its closest National Park, the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area! Collaborate with Park Ranger and create activities that engage the general public about the ecosystems and wildlife that can be found in the park and the Greater Los Angeles area!

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VC Volunteer

Western National Parks Association (WNPA) Store Volunteers

Engage with visitors by sharing information about the different agencies it represents and creating fun interpretive programs. The ‘Gateway to Nature Center’ is a new center that is a partnership between El Pueblo, Western National Parks Association, and the US Forest Service.

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Horse Ops

Horse Operations Volunteer

Help us care for the park horses. Be part of a team that provides daily care through feeding, grooming and exercising of the horses. Previous horse experience needed.

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Education Volunteers

Education Volunteers

Work alongside our park rangers to engage youth in fun and diverse programs. You will be able to share your love of plants, animals and history through the curriculum based programs with our future park stewards.

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Admin Volunteer

Administrative Assistant Volunteer

Contribute to the National Park Service and the community by providing office, clerical and organizational support to the park headquarters operation.

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Bark Ranger

Bark Rangers

As a member of our Bark Rangers volunteer team you can explore the Santa Monica Mountains with your canine companion and help visitors enjoy the park safely with their dogs.

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Last updated: November 28, 2016

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