Volunteer in the Parks

703-324-8665 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Allison Rankin
Volunteer Program Coordinator

Volunteer in the Parks

Connecting Parks and Community

Use your talents, energy and time to connect. With your help, we can do more! Far more than just doing a good deed, volunteering is a way to develop skills, learn about career options, make professional contacts, socialize and have an impact on your community.

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Park Authority. In working to ensure everyone's safety, we are following current CDC guidelines.  If you are not feeling well, please stay home!

Calling All Citizen Scientists

Join this friendly worldwide competition among metro areas to see whose residents can spot and identify the most wildlife.
You can make a difference in 3 easy steps!

  • Find wildlife, it can be any plant, animal, or any evidence of life found in your city
  • Take a picture of what you find; be sure to note the location of the critter or plant
  • Share your observations through iNaturalist or your city's chosen platform

Participation in this volunteer activity can take place at any Fairfax County park location and can be any time from dawn to dusk (6 a.m. to 9 p.m.) Please remember to stay on the trails and follow park rules while making your observations.

How to Register a New Account in the Fairfax County Volunteer Management System


2022 Volunteer Appreciation Hoedown

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