OC Parks Volunteers

IMG_9363Thank you for your interest in volunteering with OC Parks.

OC Parks provides a variety of volunteer services across a very diverse system of regional parks, wilderness parks, historical parks, trails, beaches and open space.

Becoming an OC Parks Volunteer requires a long term commitment and dedication to serving the land and community. All OC Parks volunteers will be required to attend a series of trainings, pass a background check, and commit a minimum of 36 volunteer hours per year. Training includes: Program Orientation/Public Interaction Workshop, First Aid/CPR Training and site Facility Training.

We have a variety of volunteer opportunities to suit anyone’s interest, including Historic Docent, Backcounty Patrol, OC Zoo opportunities, and more.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age or 16 with parent permission.

If you’re ready to sign up as an OC Parks volunteer, start by completing a brief interest form and tell us a little about the type of volunteer work that interests you.

To complete the interest form, click here.

If you are not ready to commit to serving as an OC Parks Volunteer, consider working as a Short Term Volunteer. Short Term Volunteer opportunities can be found by searching our activity listing.

For more information, please email volunteer@ocparks.com.