Volunteer Opportunities

Your interests and experiences can help with nearly every aspect of the agency’s work. Volunteer activities can be tailored to your specific talents and interest or you can take advantage of opportunities to learn new skills.  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


  • Help manage campgrounds
  • Interact with the public at visitor centers
  • Help run events and lead projects, like National Public Lands Day
  • Build trails
  • Inventory wildlife and plants
  • Serve as fire lookouts

Current Opportunities

Key Contacts