An SCA working with fisheries crews on Yellowstone Lake
An SCA working with fisheries crews on Yellowstone Lake. Each year, volunteers help Yellowstone and other national parks enhance visitor services and preserve park resources.

NPS/Neal Herbert

Volunteer Patch

Yellowstone National Park is served by hundreds of volunteers throughout the year. You can help Yellowstone in a variety of ways from enhancing visitor services to sharing your specialized expertise to help protect and preserve park resources.

For additional information about volunteer opportunities in Yellowstone National Park, please email our Volunteer Coordinator.

Once you have completed the online application process, your completed application will be reviewed by a hiring official and compared with other applications for the same volunteer job. A supervisor will contact you directly if you are being considered for a volunteer position. If selected, more information about the job appointment, uniform, etc. will be sent to you.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) also places volunteers in land management agencies, including the National Park Service.

 Interpretive Assistant -Volunteer would perform duties of an Interpretive Assistant. Greet visitors at the (TEC) Taft Education Center, Taft Boyhood Home; conduct tours of historically furnished rooms. Provide assistance with special events on site and off site. Assist staff in researching new projects for park presentations. Assist with park outreach programs.

Volunteer in the Park (VIP) Maintenance worker -Painting (non-artistic),maintenance/ Custodial/janitorial Landscaping/grounds, , Facility management, General carpentry.


Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168


(307) 344-7381

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