Passionate About Parks? Volunteer!
Regional Parks provides opportunities for you to be involved in the preservation and enjoyment of regional parks and trails with positions for naturalists, restoration volunteers, park stewards and trail ambassadors. There are also opportunities for groups to help with one-time, short-term projects such as park clean-ups, invasive species removal and plantings.
No Experience Necessary
We provide training, support, a fascinating and beautiful work environment and a great deal of appreciation. You provide your time and enthusiasm.
Current Volunteer Opportunities:
Summer Volunteer Naturalists
Volunteer in the Nature Centre at either Elk/Beaver Lake or Witty's Lagoon Regional Park in Metchosin. Naturalists welcome, engage and help build awareness, understanding and appreciation of the natural and cultural environments in regional parks and trails. The commitment is a four-hour shift weekly during July and August.
Assist Regional Parks' staff at special and community events. Positions involve staffing an information station, craft station, face painting or other tasks as required. The commitment is for one event, 2-4 hours.
Participate in removing invasive species and restoration of natural habitats within regional parks and trails. Some restoration projects occur over a short time frame; whereas others are ongoing throughout the year. Commitment is for one three-hour session. Sessions are offered throughout the year. Attend others sessions as available.