Working Together

Volunteer Trash Bash group on the Sam Houston National Forest.Working together to manage natural resources is an important part of daily forest and grassland operations. Partnerships with other federal, state, and local agencies, user groups, and organizations that value public lands are critical to provide the setting and products available on the forest. 

To search and apply for volunteer opportunities in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, go to

For career opportunities with the USDA Forest Service, go to USAJobs.  To look for job opportunities offered by the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, enter "USDA Forest Service" (with quotation marks) in the Keyword: field, and enter one of the following towns in the Location: field - Decatur, Texas; Hemphill, Texas; Lufkin, Texas; New Waverly, Texas; Ratcliff, Texas; or Zavalla, Texas.  These towns correspond with the offices listed below:

  • Decatur, Texas - Caddo & Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands
  • Hemphill, Texas - Sabine National Forest
  • Lufkin, Texas - NFGT Supervisor's Office
  • New Waverly, Texas - Sam Houston National Forest
  • Ratcliff, Texas - Davy Crockett National Forest
  • Zavalla, Texas - Angelina National Forest

Job announcements are continually posted and updated on the USAJobs website, so check back frequently if you are interested in a rewarding career with the USDA Forest Service.

Volunteers working to clean up the forests and grasslands.