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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Alaska State Parks Volunteer Program and Volunteer Internship Positions

For more general information and instructions on how to apply, see the General Information page. For information on each specific position, click on the position title.

We continue to accept applications for positions still listed as OPEN past the April 1st deadline. Please, do not hesitate to apply if the position is still listed as open.

Last Update: August 4, 2020

Summer 2020 Positions


Natural History Interpreter - Alaska Public Lands Information Center in Anchorage - OPEN 


Park Assistant - Harding Lake and Salcha River State Recreation Areas - FILLED 
Park Assistant - Fairbanks Area/Chena River State Recreation Area - FILLED

Natural History Interpreter - Alaska Veterans Memorial in Denali State Park - FILLED
Natural History Interpreter - Independence Mine State Historical Park and East Hatcher Pass Management Area - FILLED
Trail Crew/Ranger Assistant - Nancy Lake State Recreation Area - FILLED 

Ranger Station Host/Maintenance - Kachemak Bay State Park Station Attendant - FILLED 
Ranger Assistant - Kasilof, Ninilchik & Deep Creek State Recreation Areas - FILLED 
Ranger Assistant- Caines Head State Recreation Area - FILLED 
Trail Crew - Kachemak Bay State Park - FILLED 


Backcountry Ranger Assistant - Shuyak Island State Park - FILLED
Natural History Interpreter - Kodiak District - FILLED


Natural History Interpreter - Eagle River Nature Center - FILLED
Naturalist for School Programs - Eagle River Nature Center - FILLED
Park Caretaker - Anchorage Hillside, Chugach State Park, Anchorage - FILLED
Ranger Assistant - Eklutna Lake - FILLED
Trail Crew - Eagle River Nature Center - FILLED


Museum Assistant - Wickersham State Historic Site - FILLED
Natural History Interpreter - Ketchikan Area State Parks - FILLED
Park Caretaker - Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve - FILLED
Park Caretaker/Host - Starrigavan Recreation Area - FILLED


Ranger Station Host/Maintenance - Wood-Tikchik State Park Station Host - FILLED

Mission Statement

"The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation provides outdoor recreation opportunities and conserves and interprets natural, cultural, and historic resources for the use, enjoyment, and welfare of the people."

Accessibility Notice

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Atwood Building
550 West 7th Avenue
Suite 1380
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-8700
Fax: (907) 269-8907