Lend a hand in your parks

Volunteer Projects and Activities

Find the right fit for you—check out the variety of service projects and programs in the parks


We’ve got something for just about everyone—from beach cleanups, to historic site and habitat restoration, plant nurseries, landscaping, and trail work. No experience or commitment necessary. We provide all of the tools, training, and leadership. We just need you, your willingness to pitch in, and a bit of your time.

•    For Corporate opportunities, visit Corporate Volunteering.

•    For Groups larger than five, please visit Group Volunteer Projects.

•    For Internships and other longer-term volunteer roles, visit Individual Service Positions.

•    Check out our upcoming programs.

Volunteer Events

Youth Volunteering on Alcatraz Island
Sat, Feb 23 8:00am-11:00am
Alcatraz Historic Garden - Officer's Row
Come as a family to volunteer in the beautiful Alcatraz gardens! This program is open to families with kids who are ages 10 and up.
Volunteer at the Presidio
Sat, Feb 23 9:00am-12:00pm
Presidio Main Post Transit Center
Help restore natural areas and create important wildlife corridors in the Presidio of San Francisco.
A group transplants coyote brush.
Sat, Feb 23 9:00am-12:00pm
Marin Headlands Native Plant Nursery
Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.
Volunteers wash pots at the Fort Funston Nursery
Sat, Feb 23 9:30am-12:30pm
Fort Funston Native Plant Nursery and Volunteer Program
Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.
Volunteers at Muir Beach
Sat, Feb 23 10:00am-1:00pm
Muir Beach parking lot
Become a Park Steward and help protect endangered species and restore sensitive habitat in Marin.

More Information


Contact us at volunteer@parksconservancy.org or 415-561-3044.

Thank you for your service and support! It takes many hands to care for and preserve our parks. We look forward to working with you!

The Golden Gate National Parks Volunteer Program is a cooperative parkwide effort of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service, and the Presidio Trust.

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