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Join Our Volunteer Team!

Volunteers can be found in many different roles throughout the Park System. Every year, over 1000 individuals enrich the Monmouth County Park System through their dedication in the “Volunteers in Parks” program.  The steadfast support of our volunteers contributes to the success of recreation programs, special events, and facilities.

Share your time and talents and become a member of the Park System Volunteer team  Meet others from your community, or bring your friends, family, classmates or co-workers to assist with a variety of activities and projects:

  • Gardening/Pruning Teams
  • Invasive Plant Strike Force
  • Trails Maintenance Teams
  • Beach Sweeps
  • Park Clean-ups
Park Greeters  
  • Environmental Centers
  • Visitor Centers
  • Special Events
  • Therapeutic Horseback Riding
  • Program & Camp Assistants
  • Special Event Assistant

For more information, please contact Volunteer Services.

Current Opportunities

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The Monmouth County Park System requires that all volunteers be 18 years of age or older for many positions. Junior Volunteers, ages 14-17, must be supervised by a parent, legal guardian or an authorized park employee. In some situations, it may be desirable or necessary for the Park System to place a child volunteer, age 13 or younger (i.e. at a theater performance or family life demonstration) at a farm/historic site. Under those circumstances, a parent or legal guardian must provide direct on-site supervision.

Children, ages 13 and younger, who volunteer as a group (i.e. Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, church organizations) for a one-time activity (i.e. clean-up, planting) may volunteer without their parents, provided there is a ratio of one adult for every seven children. Teens, ages 14-17, who volunteer as a group must have a ratio of one adult for every ten volunteers. These exceptions each require a parental consent/release form for every child. 

For more information, please contact Volunteer Services.