Volunteer Collage

Volunteers: Fun, Friendship, and Philanthropy

Volunteers are foundational to the continuity and inspiration of our work! Every year, volunteers support our special events and projects that connect visitors to the rich cultural heritage and natural resources of the Lake Tahoe-Donner region. Together, we preserve, restore, educate, and advocate for our parks – all while fostering kindness and stewardship that spans generations.

Volunteers get to be a part of our unique events and projects, receive park passes (minimum 40 hours per year of service), and the knowledge of making a lasting impact. Because the Lake Tahoe-Donner region receives an increasing number of visitors each year, our parks need support from a dedicated team of volunteers now more than ever! Year-round volunteer opportunities include:

Become a volunteer! Select the button below to sign up for the SSPF volunteer team.

Sign Up Today!


If you have any questions, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@sierrastateparks.org or call our office at (530) 583-9911

Already signed up as a SSPF volunteer? Thank you!

Please watch the online orientation video and then sign up for 2021 volunteer opportunities here.

Did you know that volunteers can deduct unreimbursed mileage and other costs of doing volunteer work? The 2018 rate is 14 cents per mile!