Photo of a Forest Service employee working with children.

(See a listing of current volunteer opportunities)

San Juan Mountains Association Volunteer Clearinghouse

Thank you for your interest in volunteering in southwest Colorado. The San Juan Mountains Association Volunteer Clearinghouse is a one-stop connection point for volunteers and interns, public land agencies, and other organizations.


The SJMA Clearinghouse: 

  • Maintains a listing of volunteer and internship opportunities available in southwest Colorado. 

  • Includes the USDA Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Colorado State Parks, and others. 

Opportunities are as varied as the volunteers themselves and include:

  • Trail maintenance and construction

  • Field surveys and monitoring 

  • Wildlife and Forest Ecology 

  • Education and Interpretation

Memberships available. Contact David Taft, (860) 874-5270, or dtaft@sjma.org


For more information about volunteer opportunities on the San Juan National Forest, please contact:

David Taft
San Juan Mountains Association
15 Burnett Ct.
Durango, CO  81301
Phone: (860) 874-5270
E-mail: dtaft@sjma.org