Volunteers play a vital role in your parks and at Outer Banks Forever. Thank you for giving your time to help us protect these special places!

Current Volunteer Needs:

Beach Cleanups:

Saturday, April 17, 2021: Beach cleanup at Coquina Beach Access on Bodie Island with National Park Service and North Carolina Beach Buggy Association; 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Outer Banks Forever

If you’re interested in volunteering with us, please contact Jessica Green at (252) 423-4545 or jessicagreen@obxforever.org.

  • Office volunteers: Help is needed in our office (located at Wright Brothers National Memorial) with projects like data entry and sending thank you letters.
  • Event volunteers:  Volunteers are needed to help plan, promote and staff our table at events in the parks and in the community.
  • Photographers: We’re looking for local photographers to help us build a bank of great visitor photos to use online and in our print materials. You can donate use of current photos or help us by volunteering at events. Your photo credit will be used on all online and print uses of your photos.

Your OBX National Parks

Cape Hatteras National Seashore:

  • ATV Maintenance Volunteer: Be a part of the Resource Management Division at Cape Hatteras National Seashore and contribute to the amazing mission of preserving the amazing beach resources through the sea turtle and bird monitoring program by helping keep the fleet of ATVs and UTVs operating.
  • Spring/Summer Campground Host: Be a Campground Host on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina (Cape Hatteras National Seashore)!

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site:

  • Visitor Services Volunteer: Help staff the Visitor Center and provide interpretation and visitor services at Fort Raleigh National Historic site. Housing is not available- we are looking to recruit individuals within the local commuting area who can volunteer a few hours a week.

Wright Brothers National Memorial:

  • Maintenance Assistant: Help preserve and maintain the site of first flight at Wright Brothers National Memorial by being part of the Facilities Maintenance Division.