Photo of a Forest Service employee working with children.The Bighorn National Forest welcomes efforts from individuals and groups that wish to assist in the management of their national forest lands. Caring for the Bighorn National Forest and serving the needs of the people who use it is a big job. We could not accomplish this mission without the help of people like you. No matter what your training, experiences, or interest, there is likely a volunteer position where you can get involved and feel good about your accomplishments. We can also arrange special programs such as internships, service projects, or work days for your group.



Volunteering can offer valuable experience and lifelong memories. Give it a try! Read a testimony of one volunteer's experience. Contact the forest volunteer coordinator for information and a volunteer application.  This application provides information about your areas of interest, skill levels and availability.

What Projects?

Projects can range from a single-day project to a long-term undertaking lasting for several months.

What captures your interest—trail work, campground host, bird surveys, information receptionist, wilderness restoration, conservation education?

Why Volunteer?

National forests and grasslands are resources we all own. If you decide to volunteer to help meet the Forest Service mission you will have some great opportunities to:

  • Earn college credits with volunteer internships
  • Diversify your job experience
  • Provide community service
  • Increase your career choices
  • Meet people and form new friendships


A Forest Service Volunteer Testimony

A Forest Service Volunteer's Testimony