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Do you want to help keep our parks open for years to come?
San Juan County Parks is seeking volunteers to help out in your beautiful county parks. Help us keep a favorite park open by assisting with grounds maintenance, litter pick-up, monitoring park activities, public information and outreach, park interpretation, data entry, or special projects.

  • Do you enjoy working outdoors?
  • Have experience caretaking parks or landscaping?
  • Organizational Skills?
  • Willing to pick up litter?
  • Have photographic or graphic design skills?
  • Like to speak with people about nature?
A variety of volunteer opportunities are available. You bring your enthusiasm; we provide guidance, support and an incredible work setting! If you'd like to help us look after a County park on your island, email us at parks@sanjuanco.com (please put VOLUNTEER as the subject line) or call the Parks Administration office at 378-8420.

Please check out the Volunteer Handbook (PDF file - 890kb)

Information on litter picker tools Click Here

If you would like to help by contributing tools or supplies for use by volunteer workers, please Click Here to view our wish list.

Volunteers – log your park visits HERE
Reuben Tarte Park Eagle Cove Day Park
Reuben Tarte Memorial Day ParkEagle Cove Day Park
Turn Point Park San Juan County Park
Turn Point Day ParkSan Juan County Park
Shark Reef Santuary Blackie Brady Park
Shark Reef SanctuaryBlackie Brady Day Park
ShawIsland Park Your Favorite Park
  
Service Projects
Other opportunities exist for individuals or groups to conduct volunteer service projects within our parks. Such projects may involve trail construction, carpentry, or other maintenance projects to enhance park properties or facilities. Often, the work can be tailored to fit your group. If you’d like to coordinate a service project at one of our parks, please give us a call at 360-378-8420.