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Outdoor Volunteer Opportunities

A listing of resources for seasonal park and outdoor volunteer programs, plus other opportunities to work in natural surroundings.

Alaska State Parks VIP

Volunteers in the Parks, offering campground host positions and other projects.

American Hiking Society Volunteer Vacations

Over 100 one and two week trips available to work on trails in beautiful backcountry.

Appalachian Trail Conference

Seasonal employment guide for crew leaders, assistant crew leaders, camp coordinators, ridgerunners, and caretakers.

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative

Get involved with an organization dedicated to preserving recreation opportunities on Colorado's peaks over 14,000 feet.

Eco Volunteers

Where nature enthusiasts can help on conservation projects.

Global Volunteers

Learn firsthand how others live by helping them work on their community projects.

Grand Canyon Volunteers

Conservation opportunites in and around Grand Canyon National Park. Programs range from day trips to week-long backpacking trips.

Habitat for Humanity

Volunteers make a difference by building simple affordable houses for those in need.

Landmark Volunteers

A nonprofit summer service organization for high school students to offer two weeks of volunteer service.

National Park Service VIPs

Thousands of opportunities to volunteer in the National Parks.

Passport in Time

A volunteer archaeology and historic preservation program of the USDA Forest Service.

Peace Corps

The toughest job you'll ever love.


Search for volunteer opportunities in communities nationwide based on your interests, skills, and availability.

Sierra Club Outings

Hundreds of volunteer vacation opportunities to a variety of locations.

Student Conservation Association

Hands-on opportunities for students to work in protecting the environment and serving local communities.

US Army Corps of Engineers Volunteer Program

A nationwide volunteer clearinghouse for opportunities in recreation and natural resources management.

USA Freedom Corps

All kind of opportunities are available with the USA Freedom Corps.

Volunteer Outdoors

Volunteer in the Colorado outdoors.

Virginia State Parks Volunteerism Opportunities

Volunteers help run the parks and manage their natural resources.

Volunteer Match

A free online matching service for volunteers and nonprofit organizations.


Lots of outdoor volunteer opportunities here.
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