Volunteer Opportunities

Quail Hollow Ranch Volunteers

Volunteers may lead interpretive programs, remove invasive non-native plants, assist with children's programs, maintain trails or garden, among other things. In return for your time you will gain a greater understanding of one of the more well-kept secrets of the Santa Cruz Mountains and feel good about giving back to your community. For more information, please call Lee Summers at (831) 335-9348.

Summer Camp Volunteers

Spend your spare time this summer helping recreation staff lead games, art & crafts projects, sports, and more for children ages 5-12. Gain valuable work experience and learn some useful job skills.  Get an application now by calling Oscar Arroyo at (831) 454-7923. Applications are due by May 6.  If you are chosen to be a volunteer, you must attend a training session on a weekend day in late May, date TBD.  Please note: There is a $50 fee to participate in this program.

Junior Lifeguard Volunteers

The Junior Lifeguard Volunteer Program is designed for young adults ages 14-16 who want to develop their leadership skills and gain valuable work experience while volunteering with the Pool Junior Lifeguard Program. For more information about volunteer opportunities, please call Rebecca Hurley at (831) 454-7930.

Santa Cruz County Department of Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services
979 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
General Information (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Phone: (831) 454-7901 • PRCweb@santacruzcounty.us