Are you friendly, outgoing and hospitable? A camping enthusiast? Do you have a keen interest in conserving nature and general knowledge about Alberta's parks?
Consider becoming a volunteer Host at one of our campgrounds or other facilities and help park visitor’s discover, value, enjoy and protect Alberta’s great outdoors and natural heritage.
For over three decades, volunteer Hosts have contributed to safer visits, richer visitor experiences, and to a greater sense of community in Alberta’s Parks by providing:
Specific duties vary with the unique requirements of each site and volunteer placement,
but the core responsibilities of Hosts include:
Depending on park requirements and the skills, interests and qualifications of the volunteers, many sites offer additional opportunities such as assisting with:
To be eligible, volunteer Hosts should be able to commit to a minimum availability of:
Generally, Hosts stay on-site for the duration of their placement and must be able to provide their own self-contained camping unit (e.g. motorhome, towable trailer, truck camper.)
To be considered for a Host placement, individuals and couples should be willing to:
To support our Hosts, we provide:
2022 Host recruitment ended March 27. Next recruitment period will occur in January/February of 2023.
To be notified of launch of next year’s recruitment period, please provide your email in the form below. You will be notified annually until you withdraw from our contact list. You do not need to resubmit each year.
Alberta Environment and Parks
Parks Operations Division, Volunteer Services
E-mail Parks Volunteer
Please read before sending an email through the link above requesting a Host placement: Alberta Parks does not process requests for Host placement outside of the program’s recruitment period (January-February). Those seeking a Host placement should either submit an application form when recruitment is open (see above), or if not open then submit to the Email Subscription section (see above), for direct notification of the next recruitment/intake period. Email requests for general information about the Host Program will still be responded to. Email requests for a placement will be deleted.