Bellevue State Park Volunteers

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Your Outdoor Volunteer Adventure Starts Here

Help Your Favorite Delaware State Park - VOLUNTEER

It is a tremendous task to manage, protect and interpret the natural and cultural resources entrusted to Delaware State Parks. Our hardworking staff relies on dedicated volunteers like you to help fulfill that mission!

Are you...

  • Seeking ways to share your passion for the environment, history or recreational activity?
  • Looking to preserve, conserve and care for special natural places?
  • Like to meet new people, learn new things, experience or challenge yourself in new ways?
  • Want to make a difference in your favorite Park!

YOU can make a difference – become a Delaware State Parks Volunteer

DE State Parks offers a variety of flexible volunteer opportunities that can meet your schedule and interests including, among others:

  • Conservation Projects
  • Volunteer and Special Events Calendar
  • Trail Maintenance and Adopt-a-Trail
  • Environmental Education
  • Period Dress History Education
  • Facility and Historical Site Maintenance
  • Building/ Repair/Construction
  • Planting/Gardening
  • Guide/Docent
  • Family Volunteer Days
  • Recreation
  • Animal Care


To Learn more and to see what’s available at your Favorite Park or where Special Volunteer Activities are taking place: Click Here


Find enjoyable and rewarding volunteer activities statewide fit your schedule – whether a few hours event or on-going opportunity.


Let us help plan your team’s service project! From as few as 5 to as many as hundreds, volunteer groups can make a big impact in our parks.

If your group is more than 20 volunteers, contact us for possible projects or Complete our Delaware State Parks Volunteer Inquiry Form

Volunteer Calendar

Only have a few hours or want flexibility on when you can volunteer?

Prescheduled Outdoor and Special event Volunteer Activities statewide.Great for Individuals and groups up to 20 participants – including businesses, schools and universities, civic organizations, families, military, faith communities, individuals.

If your group is more than 20 volunteers, contact us for possible projects or Complete our Delaware State Parks Volunteer Inquiry Form

Delaware State Parks Internship Program

For qualified students and career-focused graduates looking to join our Internship Program for academic credit or personal growth. We offer practical work experience and valuable training in the many and varied careers in the State Park system. Stipend, housing, supplemental insurance available.

Volunteer Host Program

Share your love of the parks and camping!

Long-term volunteers who combine camping in their own RV with volunteering and receive who receive a free campsite and utilities while serving in Delaware State Parks.


Join one of 15 non-profit Friends organizations of outstanding community volunteers who want to contribute ideas, energy and abilities to help the environmental, cultural, historic, educational and recreational features of their favorite park.

Youth Programs:

A variety of ways for young people to engaged and make a difference- During school or During the summer:

  • Youth Conservation Corps

    Make Money. Make Friends. Make a Difference.

    Serving on a team in the Delaware Conservation Corps will help you grow as a person, develop skills you never knew you had and help turn your summer job into a great outdoor adventure!

  • Work-Based Learning Program

    The Delaware State Parks .T.R.E.C.(Trails, Recreation, Exploration, Conservation) program offers volunteer work-based learning in Delaware State Park locations throughout the school year for all high school students with an interest in environmental stewardship or conservation. The program seeks to engage Delaware students in meaningful, hands-on park projects as a means of connecting academic work with practical job readiness skills in a real-world workplace environment.

  • Scout Programs
    Work toward your badges with Delaware State Parks

    Delaware State Parks offer badge programs, volunteer projects and many recreation opportunities for Boy and Girl Scouts of all ages at various sites across the state.

What it takes to be a volunteer

  • Desire to share your skills, talents, time to make a difference.
  • Inspired to give back.
  • Love of the outdoors, natural areas and/or history and culture of Delaware.
  • Willingness to help others experience Delaware’s natural resources first hand.
  • Enthusiasm to help create memories that can last a lifetime.

There are many reasons why volunteers choose to make a difference in Delaware State Parks.

While yours motivations may be as unique as the different opportunities to volunteer, there is a framework that determines what is required to volunteer. For more information about what it takes to be a volunteer in Delaware State Parks, please see our Delaware State Parks Volunteer Code

How about it?

Your Outdoor Volunteer Adventure Starts Here

Ready to begin a new and exciting activity? One that will benefit not only you, but countless other visitors to Delaware's State Parks?

Join our team in Delaware's State Parks!