Volunteer opportunities drop significantly during fall and winter. However, some parks still have opportunities for hardy volunteers with flexible schedules.
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Protecting, conserving, managing and interpreting Delaware's natural lands, waters, and wildlife is no small task.
Delaware's Division of Parks and Recreation employees' work hard to provide a wide range of recreational opportunities, but their efforts alone are not enough. Delaware State Parks needs your help to ensure that Diamond State Parks "sparkle" with activity from sunrise to sunset.
What can you do to help?
To Apply, sign up for yourself or your group, or contact the Volunteer Administrator to discuss opportunities and projects in Delaware State Parks. Delaware State Parks are made better by the involvement of citizen volunteers like you, who bring different talents and skills!
Delaware State Parks is fortunate to partner with 14 outstanding non-profit Friends Organizations who support the mission of the parks. Look into the many ways Friends groups make an impact and consider becoming a "Friend" of Delaware State Parks.
Anyone willing to share their interests and abilities to improve the parks in their community! Volunteers are people who experience a sense of accomplishment and a renewal from volunteering.
In as little as 2 hours, individuals and groups can make a difference in Delaware State Parks. They come from every corner of our state, and whether they be regular, on-going volunteers or short-term, episodic volunteers, they represent the wonderful diversity to be found in Delaware:
For more information about what it takes to be a volunteer in Delaware State Parks, please see our Delaware State Parks Volunteer Code
Ready to begin a new and exciting activity? One that will benefit not only you , but countless other visitors to Delaware's State Parks? If you have a special skill, talent, or interest that you would like to put to use, our Volunteer Administrator would like to hear from you. There are year-round opportunities, both long and short term, which need the help of people just like you. So leave your mark in Delaware's State Parks - VOLUNTEER!