Would you like to be a volunteer?

Do you have skills you'd like to share? or perhaps skills you'd like to learn? We are currently seeking volunteers with professional, administrative, construction, trail building and maintenance, OHV, and interpretive skills to take part in a variety of jobs. 

Volunteering on the Cleveland National Forest can be a rewarding and educational experience, and there is much you can do to help. Join one of the existing affiliated volunteer organizations, become part of a sponsored group, or volunteer on your own. 

For information on how you can become a volunteer, click on one of the links below or contact the Ranger District nearest you.

Volunteer Application and Agreements:

The Volunteer Application AND the Voluntary Services Agreement are required.

There are many volunteer opportunities on the Cleveland National Forest, including:

  • Community service, scout, and youth projects
  • Education and outreach programs
  • Fee compliance and outreach
  • Fire lookout program
  • Recreation
  • Restoration and land stewardship
  • Technology and research
  • OHV
  • Trail maintenace and patrols
  • Wilderness patrols
Volunteer Activity Report Forms


Information about volunteering

What to know to help you decide if volunteering is right for you.

Volunteer Opportunities on the Trabuco RD

The Trabuco Ranger District, surrounded by Orange and Riverside Counties, has a variety of volunteer opportunities available.


Campground Hosts WANTED

Interested in volunteer campground host opportunities?  You'll find the information you need here.

Volunteer Success Stories

[Photo]: SDMB make a wall on equestrian friendly trail

Volunteers and interns make a difference on the Cleveland!