Corporate Volunteering

Join our corporate volunteers program!

Volunteering with California State Parks Foundation is a great way for your team to bond and enjoy a fun, active day while making a difference for California state parks!

At our many volunteer opportunities across California, you will have an unforgettable teambuilding experience, multiply your impact with a financial contribution and leave an enduring impression of your company’s social-responsibility values.

3- to 5-hour-long volunteer projects include:

  • Volunteering outdoors
  • Fulfilling activity
  • Hands-On learning
  • Making a difference in a California state park

Example of volunteer projects:

  • Trail improvements, stair building, fence repair
  • Weeding, planting, tree maintenance, landscaping
  • Park cleanup, campground repair, painting
  • Carpentry, masonry, historic structure repair
  • Brush clearance, fire prevention

GIVING LEVELS AND BENEFITS

Multiply your impact: Your donation allows us to offer these hands-on park experiences all year long, and to work to safeguard the natural and cultural resources of California’s precious state parks for future generations.

$1,000 | Parks Enthusiast | One 3- to 5-hour project (Up to 10 people)

Recognition in annual report

$5,000 | Parks Steward | Additional 3-5 hour projects (Up to 50 people, in total*)

Recognition in annual report
Special listing in our weekly volunteer emails and social media channels the month of volunteering

$10,000 | Parks Preservationist | Additional 3-5 hour projects (Up to 100 people, in total*)

Recognition in annual report
Special listing in our weekly volunteer emails and social media channels the month of volunteering
Featured on our blog
Your name on our institutional donors webpage

$25,000 | Parks Visionary | Custom project duration (custom number of volunteers)

A private mutually agreed upon volunteer workday for your employees only, plus additional custom benefits

*this total number of volunteers may be divided into multiple projects at multiple parks

How it works

  1. Find a project – Explore the volunteer calendar to find a day that works for your group. Submit a Group Project Request Form and let us know the project(s) you would like to join.
  2. Wait for confirmation – We will respond to you in 3-5 business days with more information on your request.
  3. Give back! Make your donation – After your volunteer project is confirmed, our team will reach out to determine which giving level is the best fit.
  4. Donate now!

  5. Prepare your team – Once you receive a confirmation, share the details with your team. Make sure your team is prepared to be outside, get dirty and have a great day in a park. Onsite, you’ll work alongside experienced park staff and lead volunteers. All necessary instruction, tools and gloves are provided. Snacks and water will be offered, but please bring your own reusable water bottle. Lunch will be included at projects longer than 4 hours, and availability will be communicated before your workday.
California State Parks Foundation

Please update your browser.

Our website does not support your browser because it is out of date.
Please update to a newer version of Internet Explorer (IE 8 or higher) here.
Check your version here. If you have a Internet Explorer 9 or newer and you are still receiving this message.
You may be have COMPATIBILITY VIEW enabled, read about that here to fix.
Or, for the best web experience, we recommend using Chrome, Firefox or Safari.