Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

About TPWD

“Mission: To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.”


Volunteer Opportunities

  • Park hosts: Serve as representatives and stewards of Texas State Parks.
  • State Park Friends Groups: Volunteer-led, membership-based nonprofit partners that support a park through volunteering, fundraising, and public education.
  • Special event volunteers: Help park staff with cleanup projects, educational events, holiday activities, and outdoor programs.
  • Office administration volunteers: Provide clerical support.
  • Environmental restoration and maintenance volunteers: Preserve and protect the natural resources of Texas State Parks.
  • Outreach and education volunteers: Inform and inspire park visitors and grow the next generation of park stewards.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by a guardian.

To apply to be a volunteer, go to the TPWD’s Volunteer page.

Or visit their homepage: https://tpwd.texas.gov/

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Locations

Volunteer Opportunities by Interest

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