You Make a Difference

National parks prove to be inspirational to those who visit them. They inspire visitors to explore other parks, to learn about local and national history, to tell their friends, and to get involved themselves. Public support is critical to the management of National Park Service lands, and we thank you for your support both past, present, and in the future.

Become a VIP (Volunteers-In-Parks)!

Valles Caldera offers a variety of volunteer opportunities, welcoming people from all over. Positions can range from working in the visitor contact station to assisting staff in various maintenance, clerical, trail rehabilitation, cultural resources, or natural resource projects.

Current open volunteer positions are listed below. These links will take you to Volunteer.gov, where you can learn more about each opportunity.
  • Once you have completed the online application process from the above website, your completed application will be reviewed by the volunteer coordinator.
  • A supervisor will contact you directly with more details.

Special Considerations

  • At this time, Valles Caldera does not have housing or RV/trailer pads available.
  • Primitive camping may be available for longer volunteer projects, but amenities, such as electricity and water, are not available. (See volunteer opportunity description for those offering camping.)
  • Some opportunities may require a background check. (See volunteer opportunity description for those requiring a backgroung check.)
  • Some opportunities will require a certified copy of your driver's license in order to operate a government vehicle.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Last updated: December 27, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 359
Jemez Springs, NM 87025


(575) 829-4100 x3

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