Connect with Nature and History - Become a Parks Canada Volunteer!
Two Parks Canada volunteers at Fundy National Park© Parks Canada
Are you curious like an explorer? Do you like to solve problems like a researcher? Do you enjoy participating in community projects? Do you like to talk about what you have learned? Join a scientist in cutting-edge research, share your knowledge with an eager group of school kids, discover and document treasures...the opportunities are as varied as you can imagine! From historical digs to marine studies, our volunteer program spans the country and touches all aspects of the work we do.
Get behind the scenes, learn something new and make a difference. There are lots of ways you can be a part of the action. Here are just a few ideas.
Play a part in special events or education programs
Two young volunteers lending a hand at Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site© Parks Canada
Get active and celebrate at Parks Day and many more special occasions, participate in historical re-enactments, or interpretive programs...
Share your discoveries and knowledge with visitors
Lending a hand in Kluane National Park and Reserve in the winter© Parks Canada
Interact as a Park Ambassador, Campground Host or tour guide helper...
Study, restore and conserve our heritage
People lending a hand in monitoring the American Eel population at Fundy National Park© Parks Canada
Participate in archaeological projects, rare plant inventories, butterfly counts, frog monitoring, species at risk monitoring...
Take care of the land and the history
Volunteers in period costume at Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site© Parks Canada
Join a shoreline clean-up initiative, a trail rehabilitation effort. Experience period costume fabrication, artifact restoration, and collections support...
As a volunteer you can share your ideas, knowledge, talent and skills with Parks Canada to build a legacy for Canada’s natural and historic treasures!
Inuit Elder at Torngat Mountains National Park Reserve© Parks Canada