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.”

https://tpwd.texas.gov/about/mission-philosophy

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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