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Volunteers in the Parks

Learn how you can volunteer and get involved with DCR's projects.


There are virtually limitless opportunities for you to get involved with DCR parks across the state. Your help is crucial to our success, and we appreciate your time and assistance.

Volunteers come in a variety of shapes and size, including:

  • Individuals
  • Members of a non-profit
  • Community organizations
  • Corporate groups
  • Educational groups
  • Recreational organizations
  • Civic groups

If you are interested in volunteering, you can speak with the staff at the park you are interested in helping out, or you can fill out the DCR Volunteer Request Information Form.

You can find more information in the Volunteers in Parks Program Guide.

Additional Resources

Friends Groups

Friends groups are organizations who are dedicated to supporting specific DCR properties through volunteer work, fundraising, providing programs and events, and advocacy. More than 70 groups are working across the state to enhance our forests and parks system.



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