• Photo: Sonoma Coast watershed

The "Volunteers in Parks" (VIP) programs for Sonoma Coast SP encompass education and stewardship. Stewards offers a variety of unique opportunities and time commitments for individuals or groups wishing to participate as volunteers. Come and join a marvelous group of people who find being a State Parks Volunteer a most rewarding experience!

Please select from the volunteer icons above for more information on individual programs and opportunities.

Volunteer Trainings  

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Contact Kat Rawhouser via email or phone at (707) 869-9177 x 1#.

  • Seal Watch
    Seal Watch

    Interpret the harbor seal rookery to park visitors.

  • Whale Watch
    Whale Watch

    Interpret the Gray Whale migration to park visitors.

  • Mobile Marine Van/Steward Ship
    Mobile Marine Van/Steward Ship

    Educate the public all across Sonoma County about marine wildlife.

  • Tidepools

    Educate students and the public about the amazing sea animals found in the tidepools.

  • Jenner Visitor Center
    Jenner Visitor Center

    Help park visitors enjoy the beautiful Sonoma Coast.

  • Marine Education
    Marine Education

    Teach about exciting topics in the less explored parts of the park.

  • Watershed Education
    Watershed Education

    Teach students about healthy watersheds in the field and classroom.

  • Sonoma Coast & Willow Creek Trail Crews
    Sonoma Coast & Willow Creek Trail Crews

    This active group of men and women of all ages comes together monthly to tackle stewardship projects.

  • Pinniped Monitoring
    Pinniped Monitoring

    Contribute valuable pinniped count data in this citizen science program.

  • Seabird Monitoring
    Seabird Monitoring

    Contribute valuable seabird count data in this citizen science program.

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