Volunteers removing ice plant at Fort Miley

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

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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.

A group collects seed in a grassland. A volunteer holds a tray of seeds.
Volunteer
Wed, Jun 19 1:00pm-4:00pm
Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.
Volunteer on Alcatraz Island
Events
Thu, Jun 20 8:00am-12:00pm
Alcatraz Gardens
Help restore and maintain gardens once tended by the island’s military and penitentiary residents—add life, color, and vibrancy to the Rock.
Volunteer removing litter at Ocean Beach
Events
Thu, Jun 20 9:00am-12:00pm
East Beach Crissy Field Parking Lot
Help restore and maintain historic landscapes and cultural resources along the shoreline of San Francisco.
Volunteer at work in Lands End
Volunteer
Thu, Jun 20 1:00pm-4:00pm
Become a Habitat Steward and help restore unique San Francisco coastal habitat.
Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
Events
Thu, Jun 20 2:00pm-5:00pm
Black Point Meeting Location
Help us restore the long-neglected gardens of East Black Point, a spectacular park site tucked away above the bustling San Francisco waterfront.

More Information

QUESTIONS?

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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