Make a difference by volunteering. Volunteers play a vital role in helping the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service meet its conservation goals. Volunteers help serve the nearly 50 million people who visit public lands managed by the Service each year.

Find Volunteering Opportunities

There are many volunteer opportunities with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for all ages and interests. To find opportunities that may interest you, search the volunteer job listings by typing a location, volunteer position or other term below.

Volunteer Opportunities For Me

Great things happen when volunteers are matched with the right opportunities. That's why each volunteer opportunity listing includes information on age requirements, level of physical difficulty, time commitment, location and more.


Opportunities for All Ages

Opportunities for all ages, including: kids, teens and young adults, seniors, families and groups, such as an organization or company.


Opportunities for All Availabilities

We know you have other demands on your time. Volunteers can work a few hours a week or at single–day events, such as National Public Lands Day, Earth Day, and the Christmas Bird Count.


Opportunities for All Activity Levels

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service welcomes volunteers of all backgrounds and abilities. Volunteers may lead tours, restore habitat, conduct plant and animal surveys, help staff a refuge nature store, and so much more.

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Other Ways to Work with Us

Are you looking for something different than a volunteer opportunity? The Fish and Wildlife Service employs around 9,000 people nationwide and offers great internship opportunities every year.