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There are a variety of volunteer opportunities with Oregon State Parks. Learn More mdi-arrow-right All open positions

Volunteering with Oregon State Parks


Lend a Hand: Become a Volunteer with Oregon State Parks!

Volunteers have made a difference as stewards of Oregon’s magnificent parks since 1977. Our amazing volunteers support state parks and our many visitors through a variety of service opportunities, including

  • Helping with light maintenance to keep parks, trails, and facilities looking spectacular
  • Leading unforgettable group tours and school programs
  • Welcoming campers and sharing important park information
  • And MUCH more

Will you join the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department's volunteer community?

  • Volunteer Openings: View current volunteer opportunities in our parks
  • Apply: Learn more about specific volunteer assignments, and submit your volunteer application today
  • Partners: Learn about volunteer opportunities with our partners

Contact Us: Please send us an email at, or speak to someone in our Parks Info Center. Call toll-free at 800-551-6949.