Redwood National and State Parks

Redwood National and State Parks


Redwood National and State Parks has many volunteer and internship opportunities available all year round. Find out about internship opportunities by contacting the Student Conservation Association at

Each position has its own set of duties. Training will be provided. Volunteers may help in one or more of the following tasks:

  • staff park visitor centers
  • answer visitor questions
  • handle sales of educational items
  • respond to radio and telephone calls
  • provide educational information on the parks' natural and cultural resources
  • teach children
  • build and maintain trails
  • host campgrounds
  • hike park trails
  • participate in field studies on plants or animals
  • conduct scientific library research
  • organize and maintain park library
  • organize and maintain park photo inventory
  • assist with office and clerical duties
  • weed/invasive species control

Volunteers who work at least 32 hours a week qualify for free park housing. Volunteers are usually required to have a reliable vehicle for personal transportation. A government vehicle will be provided during work hours. For more information, contact the park volunteer coordinator at 707-465-7390.