Volunteer Opportunities

Get Involved at Anastasia State Park

Want to give back to the community and help maintain the natural beauty of Anastasia State Park?  A variety of volunteer positions and opportunities are always available!  You can lend a hand in field work both maintaining the trails and aiding in beach cleanups.  You could also assist rangers at the ranger station helping to keep the park and its programs running smoothly.  In some cases, internships covering a wide range of duties can be arranged for college credit pending school approval.

Resident Campground Host: Provide public relations and general park information. Work on special projects as designated by management. Monitor activities in the campground and notify park staff when action is needed. Maintain campground facilities and sites to park standards. Other related tasks.

Field Worker: Clean the beach, camp sites, and nature trails. Perform grounds work such as mowing, weed eating, trail maintenance, painting, and other related tasks.

Interpretative Leader: Offer educational programs to the public, which can include talks, slide shows or power-point presentations, guided tours, living history, etc. All programs are subject to the Park Services Specialist’s approval.

Ranger Station Assistant: Operate the ranger station during open hours, greet people and take entry tolls, check in campers, answer telephone and complete other odd jobs. Educate yourself, as well as the public on park rules, history, programs/events, facilities, and ecology.

Friends of Anastasia State Park Member: Contribute to Friends of Anastasia awareness and/or set up a FOA Booth at the park for special events. Help with new member sign-up, membership recruitment, roadside cleanup, and other administrative duties. Serve on the CSO Board and on the multiple committees.

Volunteer and get involved

Complete our Volunteer Form to help preserve all areas of our Park.

You may also contact our Park Services Specialist at 904-461-2035, to discover how you can get involved.

Volunteer Form
Volunteer Opportunities

Single-day Opportunities

  • Keep the park clean through beach clean-ups, trash pick-ups, trail maintenance, exotic plant removal, landscaping and sign cleaning.
  • Help to interpret the site’s natural and cultural resources to groups ranging from elementary students to adults.
  • Take photographs to be used for marketing and advertising park programs.

Project-based Opportunities

  • Lead fundraising efforts for special park projects.
  • Assist in transforming current structures to be ADA accessible.
  • Help improve nature trails and campsites.
  • Create documents to help us advertise events, programs and important information (writing skills, graphic design experience and Microsoft Office experience required).

Long-term or Ongoing Opportunities

  • Assist in event planning and organizing. We have monthly hour-long programs, full-day programs or annual events that all need help!
  • Lend a hand in the ranger station to admit park guests.
  • Assist with data entry by typing on the computer.

Friends of ANASTASIA STATE Park:

A Citizen Support Organization (CSO) For Anastasia State Park

“To generate supplemental resources which will provide increased recreational opportunities and further enhance protection of the natural and cultural resources of Anastasia State Park

Since 2000, the Friends Group has generated resources to provide public education programs and quality recreation, and assists employees protect for enjoyment of future generations and educate the public about the natural and cultural resources of Anastasia State Park.