Ichetucknee Springs - Opportunities to Get Involved

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Come Join the Ichetucknee Spring State Park Team!

Ichetucknee Springs State Park is seeking enthusiastic and committed individuals and groups to help with park projects. We are recruiting applicants for the following volunteer positions. Learn more about the opportunities available:

Current Positions:

Residential Volunteers

The above positions also apply to Residential Volunteers.


Are you a college student? Are you interested in Florida’s outdoors? Consider an internship at Ichetucknee Springs!

How to Apply

Visit the Online Volunteer Portal to complete a digital application and submit it electronically. 

For general information on volunteering in Florida State Parks go to Get Involved. You can also contribute through our Citizen Support Organization…

Friends of Ichetucknee Springs State Park

Feel free to notify the Volunteer Coordinator of your interest or if you have any questions, they look forward to your application!

Parks Services Specialist and Volunteer Coordinator

(Office) 386-497-4676

(Cell) 386-208-4313

Mailing Address:
Ichetucknee Springs State Park
c/o Volunteer Coordinator
12087 SW US Highway 27
Fort White, FL 32038


There are 175 state parks consisting of more than 791,000 acres, hosting more than 31 million visitors a year. Florida State Parks could not succeed without the help of volunteers. In 2015, volunteers contributed more than 1.2 million hours. Find out how you can volunteer at a state park. 

Friends of Florida State Parks

Friends of Florida State Parks is a statewide citizen support organization whose dedicated members and volunteers help support the entire Florida State Park system by preserving, protecting and ensuring accessibility to state parks, educating visitors about the value of state parks, encouraging community engagement and active use of state parks, and providing financial support to supplement state funding. For more information, visit the Friends of Florida State Parks.

Florida Greenways & Trails Foundation

The Florida Greenways & Trails Foundation is Florida's chief advocacy organization for non-motorized trails. The Foundation supports greater use of trails for recreation, for fitness and health, for reducing carbon emissions, for attracting leisure travelers, for building community, for beautification, and for a larger role in evolving multi-modal transportation policy. 

Friends Groups

Friends groups, also referred to as Citizen Support Organizations (CSO), provide support to individual parks by volunteering, educating visitors, hosting events and raising funds for specific park projects. There are currently 86 friends groups supporting state parks throughout Florida.

Florida Conservation Corps

The Florida Conservation Corps works to develop natural and cultural resource leaders by connecting them to areas of critical need in conservation, preservation, interpretation and resource-based recreation. The program encompasses Project A.N.T. (AmeriCorps Non-native plant Terminators) and Park Cadets.

Life Program

Are you interested in working with middle school students as they explore the natural world? The Learning in Florida's Environment (LIFE) program brings students out of their classrooms to learn science in Florida State Parks. The LIFE program offers a variety of volunteer duties and spans throughout Florida to include 22 state parks and many other public access lands along the way.