Volunteer With Us

The volunteers of Whatcom County Parks & Recreation play a vital role in helping create and maintain beautiful parks and trails that are warm and inviting. Get involved today and join the hundreds of volunteers that help protect and preserve Whatcom County parks and trails.

How to Become a Volunteer

Step 1: Find out if there are any openings in your area of interest. Email parks@co.whatcom.wa.us to find out. 

Step 2: Complete a volunteer application and background check authorization and mail it to the Parks Administrative Office at: 
             3373 Mount Baker Highway, Bellingham WA 98226

Step 3: Park Staff will review application and process background check. Once completed you'll be asked to sign a volunteer agreement               and receive an orientation from field staff.

Groups looking to volunteer should email parks@co.whatcom.wa.us to find out about current opportunities.