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Monterey County Parks Dept.
1441 Schilling Place, 2nd Floor
Salinas, CA 93901
831.755.4899 (Reservations)
831.755.4895 (Business) 
888.588.2267 (Toll Free)
831.757.9516 (Fax)

Laguna Seca:
831-242-8200 (Reservations)

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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
    831.755.4899 (Reservations)
    831.755.4895 (Business)
    888.588.2267 (Toll Free)