Volunteer Sign-Up

FRIENDS is considered the “hand on stewards” for the park. Our volunteers work tirelessly alongside National Park Staff to help in many different ways. Interested in helping the Parkway, too? Just fill out an interest form or call the office, we would love to hear from you!

Anyone can join our team of volunteers!

Report your Hours

Recently volunteered on the Parkway? Sending in your work hours is one of the ways the park secures funding. It also helps FRIENDS create work plans and identify better ways to support our volunteers. So, thank you for taking the time to report your hours.

Volunteer Positions

FRIENDS volunteers work with National Park Service staff and are vital in keeping the park looking great and providing interactive experiences for visitors. Here are some possible volunteer opportunities:

Parkway Programs

Wildlife Management Volunteer
Interpretive Volunteer
Visitor Center Support


Overlook, Trail and Cemetery Volunteer 
Buffer Brigade
Buffer Brigade – Crew Leader
Maintenance Repair Volunteer
Facility Grounds Keeping & Landscaping Volunteer

Friends Programs

Chapter Relations & Community Outreach
Social Media Representative

Volunteer Position Descriptions

Full position descriptions from the National Park Service.

Where to Help

Whether you want to volunteer with a group or as an individual, FRIENDS has a place for you.

Chapter Network

FRIENDS Chapters in communities along the Parkway create and implement a work plan with local NPS staff to ensure the needs of their area are met. Join the chapter in your area.

Know more