The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy offers internships in restoration ecology, education and outreach, and environmental education. Work sites vary throughout Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties. Internships are competitive and are generally one-year positions.
Interns are compensated $125 per week for out-of-pocket expenses and housing is provided in the Golden Gate National Parks. We also offer transportation to and from work sites, personalized training, and marketable work experience. You will work hard but have lots of fun!
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy also has long-term volunteer opportunities available throughout the year. Commitment and training levels vary by position and ongoing training opportunities are provided.
Visit the National Park Service website for a complete list of internships and long-term volunteer opportunities.
Alcatraz Historic Gardens Docents >>
Alcatraz Gardens docents lead visitors through the gardens for up to an hour and engage visitors at a designated stop in the garden. Docents complete a training course and lead tours at least twice a month.
GGRO Volunteer Opportunities >>
The Golden Gate Raptor Observatory (GGRO) uses long-term volunteer-powered research programs to track the fall migration of raptors through the Marin Headlands.
Trail Stewardship Internship >>
We are looking for an individual who is excited to learn about trail and landscape management and work with a broad range of audiences in the Golden Gate National Parks through trail restoration projects and community-based volunteer programs.
Weed Watchers >>
The Weed Watcher program is a volunteer-based invasive plant early detection program. Join staff and other volunteers on excursions in spectacular locations to identify weeds as they first invade.