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Learn new skills! Gain work experience! Meet new people! Explore your national park!
Join the community of volunteers nationwide who donate their time and talent to our national parks. Being part of Volunteer-in-Parks is a fun and rewarding way to contribute to these wonderful places.

Volunteer opportunities abound at Shenandoah! Here are some ways you can help:

  • Be a campground host
  • Perform maintenance and clean-up
  • Provide information along hiking trails and at visitor centers
  • Collect natural and cultural resources data
  • Remove exotic plants
  • Restore native plant communities
  • Be an Artist-In-Residence
  • and more!
Most volunteer opportunities run April through November, but some are available throughout the year. There are opportunities for individuals as well as groups; they can be long term or one-day events.

Shenandoah National Park also offers a variety of
internship opportunities.
Volunteers pull invasive plants in Shenandoah
Volunteers pull invasive plants in Shenandoah

Getting Started
Check out our list of Current Volunteer Opportunities below and apply directly (or sign up for one-day events listed). You may also download an application and mail it to:

Shenandoah National Park
Volunteer & Youth Programs Coordinator
3655 U.S. Hwy 211 East
Luray, VA 22835-4702

Thank you for your interest in Shenandoah National Park. We look forward to hearing from you!


Current Volunteer Opportunities

Last updated: March 15, 2019

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray, VA 22835


540 999-3500
Emergency Phone: 1-800-732-0911

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