Two volunteers weeding grasses

Volunteers Are Our Greatest Natural Resource!

Interested in becoming a volunteer for the National Wildlife Refuge System? Explore the many opportunities offered at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.

Who Can Volunteer?

Anyone can volunteer for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Kids under 18 must be accompanied by an adult when volunteering at the Refuge.

What Can Volunteers Do? 

Volunteers are involved in a wide variety of activities such as visitor services, environmental education, interpretation, community outreach, maintenance, and wildlife biology. The required time commitment varies with each position or project. For more information see the “Volunteer Opportunities” tab on this page.

Why Should I Volunteer? 

By volunteering you can make a difference toward the conservation of wildlife and a great natural resource for future generations. You will have first-hand experiences working with other volunteers and gain a sense of ownership and appreciation for your National Wildlife Refuge. Other volunteer benefits include:
Year-round training opportunities, field trips, social events and earning Service awards based on hours of contribution.

How to Volunteer

Complete an application form found on the “Application” tab on this page and mail to: 

Rocky Mountain Arsenal NWR
Attn: Volunteer Coordinator
6550 Gateway Rd.
Commerce City, CO 80022

You will be contacted once your application is received. For more information, contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 303-289-0931.