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Monterey County Parks Dept.
1441 Schilling Place, 2nd Floor
Salinas, CA 93901
831.757.9516 (Fax)

Laguna Seca:
831-242-8200 (Reservations)

Lake Nacimiento:

Lake San Antonio:


Volunteer Program

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The Monterey County Parks Department offers live-on volunteer opportunities for individuals and couples who wish to donate their time and talents to the parks system.

  • Live-On Volunteers must donate:
    • 20 hours per week of duties in exchange for a free campsite & utilities for motor home or trailer.
    • Duties may include general clean-up, entry station operation, campground host and other assignments.
    • Applicants must commit to three month period of time.
    • Maximum stay is six months with the potential for two three month extensions.
    • Volunteers must be prepared to work weekends and special events.
  • Procedures for Volunteer Applicants: Complete and submit application form to the below address - volunteers must provide a current DMV printout showing their driving record for the current year with their application.

    Monterey County Parks Department
    1441 Schilling Place, 2nd Floor
    Salinas, Ca 93901