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Montana State Parks offer volunteer opportunities for individuals of all ages, families with children, as well as service groups and clubs. Volunteer with Montana State Parks

How to Apply:
1.  Download and complete the application above.
2.  If you are interested in a volunteer position at a particular state park, return your application to the Park Manager listed as the contact for that park.
3.  You may also submit your application to:
Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Attn:  Parks Division
P.O. Box 200701
Helena, MT 59620
or email us at
We will work to match your application with the state park(s) that have volunteer opportunities.

Although there is no deadline for submitting an application, it is highly recommended you do so by December 1 for the following summer season.  Most positions are filled by mid-February.  Occasionally, due to unforeseen circumstances, last-minute position vacancies occur.

Volunteer positions may include benefits such as training and orientation, Workers' Compensation insurance, reimbursement for travel and meals (up to $100 per month, or to the extent funds are available), volunteer uniform, college credit, or other special provisions unique to the site. Park Host benefits may also include one complimentary annual state park entrance pass, and a free campsite.

Great Reasons to Volunteer

  • Meet new people and build relationships
  • Be an environmental steward
  • Learn about the parks and what they protect
  • Improve health
  • Spend time amongst Montana‚Äôs natural and cultural beauty
  • Enhance work and volunteer experience