U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Volunteer with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Posted: May 11, 2022

photo credit: Roxie Crouch

The Wetland Wonders Walk provides accessible viewing areas at the James V. Hansen Wildlife Education Center at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Brigham City, Utah

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.

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, be a campground host, and so much more.

Application Process

Discover current volunteer opportunities here. Enter fish and wildlife in the keyword search box. You can also view other federal partner volunteer opportunities on this site.