Volunteers are at the very heart of the Forest Service. Without them, we wouldn't possibly have enough help to provide the type of services we offer. The Monongahela National Forest is dependent on approximately 35,000 hours of volunteer service each year.
The Monongahela National Forest welcomes efforts from individuals and groups that wish to assist in the stewardship of their public lands. Some events are scheduled which feature volunteer opportunities such as campground clean-up days, Public Lands Day, and programs through our partnership organizations. Other opportunities can be for individuals such as trail maintenance and campground hosts. We can also arrange special programs such as internships, service projects, or work days for your group.
The Monongahela National Forest has partnered with Appalachian Forest Heritage Area to complete a variety of projects to protect the unique natural resources of the Monongahela National Forest. For a list of volunteer opportunities with the Appalachian Forest Heritage Area, please check their website at: http://www.appalachianforest.us/volunteerism/index.html
New 03/07/2011 - The Monongahela National Forest is currently seeking campground hosts for Lake Sherwood Recreation Area. For more information, click here.
Please check this website regularly for other volunteer projects.
If you have any questions regarding volunteer opportunities, please contact the District office for the area you are interested.