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

Golden Gate Maintenance Volunteers
Thu, Apr 18 9:00am-12:00pm
Merrie Way Trailhead
Help with vegetation management and site improvements at Sutro Heights and along the San Francisco shoreline.
Presidio Volunteer
Thu, Apr 18 9:00am-12:00pm
Presidio Main Post Transit Center
Help enhance the Presidio’s historic gardens and grounds, as well as support the park efforts to become a model of environmental sustainability.
Volunteers Working on the Presidio Bluffs
Thu, Apr 18 1:00pm-4:00pm
Langdon Court
Become a Park Steward and help restore unique San Francisco coastal habitat.
Volunteer on Alcatraz Island
Fri, Apr 19 8:00am-12:00pm
Alcatraz Historic Garden - Officer's Row
Help restore and maintain gardens once tended by the island’s military and penitentiary residents—add life, color, and vibrancy to the Rock.
Presidio Volunteer
Fri, Apr 19 9:00am-12:00pm
Presidio Main Post Transit Center
Help tend to the health of the Presidio’s historic forests, as well as repair and maintain the park trails and pathways.

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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