Visitors gather for sunset at the kayak launch in Door County's Peninsula State Park. Photo by Dan Plutchak/Door County Shore Report

STURGEON BAY — State parks around Wisconsin, including three of the five in Door County, are seeking volunteers for a variety of duties this upcoming summer season.

Throughout the state volunteers are needed to be campground hosts, conservationists and naturalists or to help with visitor services, trail maintenance, property maintenance and more.

You can participate once, weekly or on an ongoing basis.Opportunities are posted online. Read more about being a volunteer with Wisconsin state parks here:

Click on the link for more information and to fill out an application.


Trail Maintenance 

Cross-Country Ski Trail Groomer 

Property Maintenance 



Campground Host 

2023 Nature Center Host – Full Time 

2023 Nature Center Host – Part Time 

2023 Naturalist 

Trail Maintenance 


Property Maintenance 

Group Volunteer Work Day 

Whitefish Dunes

Property Maintenance 

Visitor Services 

Trail Ambassador 

Cross-Country Ski Trail Groomer 

By Dan Plutchak

Editor and publisher of the Door County Shore Report