Interested in volunteering?
Click here to register and our Volunteer Recruiters will contact you to help you get started!
Friends Volunteers – Report your hours and comments – click on the appropriate link:
- Adopt-A-Trail (For Rustic Trails Only)
- Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail – Trail Ambassadors
- Administrative or Other Projects
Effective June 23, 2017, BARK Rangers now have their own separate page for reporting time.
If you observe a safety concern please visit the SAFETY REPORT page to fill out a report.
In 2016, Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes had over 200 volunteers providing over 6,000 hours of volunteer service to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. You’ve probably seen them on the beaches, trails, or rivers. Why not join in the fun?
All of our volunteers are registered as volunteers with Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The 2017 Volunteer Handbook is a resource for all volunteers.
Register as a Volunteer for Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes
If you are interested in registering as a volunteer for the Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes, fill out our online registration form and we will contact you to discuss possible volunteer opportunities that will match your interests and schedule.
Volunteer On Vacation
If you are on vacation at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and want to spend some of your vacation volunteering on a Park service project like some of the ones listed below, send us an e-mail to arrange a time, place, and project to work on. One of our Volunteers will work with you.
Review the following list of example volunteer activities or programs to see what might be of interest to you. Then send us an e-mail indicating how you would like to get involved.
Volunteer Programs and Activities
Construction Projects (i.e. Beach Access Stairs, Woodworking projects, etc.)
Administrative – Database, Spreadsheet, and Bookkeeping work
Educational or Visitor Contact
Photo Management & Organization