Jobs & Volunteering

Working with Us

A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands! This includes conducting research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and providing assistance to State and private forestry agencies.

You can find all the information you will need at the Forest Service's Working with Us site. There you can find out more about working with the Forest Service, how to apply, and many other opportunities!


Volunteer Opportunities

Your interests and experiences can help with nearly every aspect of the agency’s work. You can become part of an army of more than 2.8 million volunteers who, since 1972, have provided more than 123 million hours of service. Volunteering provides you a great opportunity to:

  • Give back to your community
  • Improve Forests and Grasslands
  • Learn about natural and cultural conservation
  • Meet new people and form friendships