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Bay Area District

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Calaveras Big Trees State Park

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California State Parks - Angeles District

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California State Parks - Channel Coast District

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California State Parks - Colorado Desert District

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California State Parks - Diablo Range District

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California State Parks - Gold Fields District

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California State Parks - Great Basin District

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California State Parks - Inland Empire District

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California State Parks - Northern Buttes District

William B. Ide Adobe SHP

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California State Parks - Oceano Dunes District

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California State Parks - San Diego Coast District

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California State Parks - Sierra District

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California State Parks - Sonoma-Mendocino Coast District

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California State Railroad Museum & Old Sacramento SHP

California State Railroad Museum - Old Sacramento SHP

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Canyon Keepers

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Auburn State Recreation Area - Canyon Keepers

The Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers is a volunteer group that promotes healthy recreation by providing assistance and information for visitors to the state park. They organize hikes, conduct trail maintenance, provide guided history walks, maintain a native garden, remove litter, perform roving trail education, and assist the professional ranger staff through volunteer work.

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Capital District

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Castle Rock SP/Portola Redwoods SP

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Central Valley District

Indian Grinding Rock SHP Volunteer Program

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Coastal Programs

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Eel River Volunteer Program

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Empire Mine State Historic Park

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Fort Ross State Historic Park

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Half Moon Bay State Parks

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Henry Cowell Redwoods

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Henry W. Coe State Park

Uniformed Volunteer Program at Henry W. Coe State Park

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Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

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Montane Sector Parks

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Mount Diablo State Park

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Mount Tamalpais State Park

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Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Ways To Volunteer at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

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Railtown 1897 State Historic Park

Volunteer Opportunities

Train Crew

Train crew operate the excursion trains. Positions include Conductor, Engineer, Fireman, Brakeman and Fire patrol.

Train Engineer

Train Crew

Train Crew

Speeder Car Crew

Interpretive

The interpretive team engages with the public to tell the Railtown story.  Positions include Greeter, Tour Guide, Roundhouse Host, Car Host, Narrator, Station Agent, Ticket Agent, and more.

Leading a tour group

Deck Interpretation

Station Agent

Maintenance and Restoration

The maintenance & restoration team work on various projects throughout the park.

Living History

The Living History program at Railtown participates in special events such as History Train and Tales of the Roundhouse. Volunteers also demonstrate important skills such as blacksmithing.

History Train Cast

Tales of the Roundhouse Cast

Blacksmith Demonstration

 

 

Depot Dogs

The Depot Dogs team sells food and drinks.

Depot Dog Crew

Polar Express

The Polar Express is a seasonal event at Railtown. A wide variety of volunteer positions are available to support this fundraising event.

Polar Express Cast

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Redwood Coast Volunteer Program

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Samuel P. Taylor State Park

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Santa Cruz District

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Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park

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Seacliff State Beach

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Sonoma SHP & Petaluma Adobe SHP

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South Yuba River State Park

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Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods

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