Waterton Lakes National Park

Make a difference in nature at Waterton Lakes National Park by volunteering.

Volunteer projects

Information about volunteer opportunities that directly contribute to conservation, research and science.

Citizen science

Join Parks Canada scientists and everyday people in biological inventories, monitoring, and scientific research.

Volunteer opportunities

Information to find an ongoing volunteer event or one happening soon.

Go behind the scenes, learn something new and make a difference in protecting and presenting the ecological and cultural integrity of this World Heritage Site.

Volunteer opportunities are open to visitors and residents alike. Park entry is free for the days of your volunteer activities. You are responsible for your own travel and accommodations while volunteering in Waterton Lakes National Park.

Be a citizen scientist
Report what you see through iNaturalist or assist with collecting flowering, wildlife and shoreline litter records for future scientific use and long-term monitoring.

Be a habitat hero
Help control non-native invasive species or maintain the salamander byway system and their habitat.

Be a restoration hero
Plant to restore endangered species or disturbed sites. Help collect native plant seed.

Be a steward
Keeping the Canadian side of the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park World Heritage Site pristine or help at the native plant demonstration garden.

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