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Ever visit a park and see someone working and think, "Wow! I would love to do that!"

If so, become a volunteer with us at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, one of the country's largest urban parks. Help make a difference in a direct way by volunteering with us! Work in a native plant nursery, help out at special events, maintain our trails, work at the visitor center answering questions, and so much more! For more information and how to apply, email us!

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College Internships

Learn more about the challenging and rewarding internship opportunities available for college students.

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Explore volunteer events!

Find volunteer events happening in Santa Monica Mountains in our event calendar.

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The George and Helen Hartzog Awards

In 2020 Santa Monica Mountains was honored for an outstanding volunteer program. Click here to read more!

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Volunteer with the NPS!

Learn more about volunteering with the National Park Service. Contribute your time, talents, and skills to the national parks.


Current Volunteer Opportunities

Visit our Outdoors Calendar for single-day volunteer events.

To view more NPS volunteer opportunities, go to www.nps.gov/volunteer or www.volunteer.gov.

Last updated: December 13, 2023

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26876 Mulholland Highway
Calabasas, CA 91302


805 370-2301

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