Volunteer Resources

Volunteering at the East Bay Regional Parks is a fun and exciting way to make an impact at the East Bay Parks! Please use the following resources to better understand our volunteer policies and practices.

COVID Resources

COVID has changed how we host our volunteer programs. Please look over the following resources to know what to expect before volunteering.

COVID-19 Prevention Protocol

EBRPD Volunteer COVID ProtocolThis will be posted at every volunteer site- Please review before your volunteer opportunity
EBRPD Volunteer Self-Assessment QuestionnaireThese 3 questions must be answered before every volunteer opportunity- Please review before your volunteer opportunity
Self-Assessment FAQsFor your review
COVID Screening ProtocolFor your review
COVID Prevention ProgramFor your review
Additional EBRPD COVID resources For your review

Waivers and Service Agreements

Most of these forms are stored with your EBRPD Volunteer account and can be accessed through your account dashboard.

Individual COVID waiverFor reference. This form is filed from your account dashboard.
Individual EBRPD Service AgreementFor reference. This form is filed from your account dashboard.

EBRPD Group Waiver

This will be provided at your event, but copies can also be accessed here.

EBRPD Volunteer Event Waiver

This will be provided at your event by EBRPD Staff. It is designed for walkup volunteers.

EBRPD Volunteer Permission for Minors

Please fill this form out for Youth under the age of 18. It must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. Youth under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

EBRPD Field Trip Waiver

Please bring this form if you are a teacher or organizer bringing a group of youth to a volunteer event.
GUIDE: How to fill out your waiver and service agreement: Coming Soon!For your review

Guides for Our Volunteer Database

Our new Volunteer Database is a one stop shop for all our volunteer programs! Please use these guides to help you get started.

Create an Account and Program SearchHow to create an account on the EBRPD Volunteer Database and search for existing programs.
Reset your accountHow to reset your password on the EBRPD Volunteer Database.
How to log hoursSome programs require participants to log their own hours. Learn how to do so here!

Submitting a Service Proposal

Do you have an idea for a volunteer project? Want to apply for a group volunteer event, show your interest in becoming a docent, or propose an Eagle Scout Project?


Apply Here!

  • Group Volunteer Events
  • Individual Volunteer Events
  • Trail Maintenance Programs
  • Docent Interest Forms
  • Eagle and Gold Award Scout Projects  

Guide: How to submit a Service Proposal

This guide will walk you through the steps of applying for a Service Proposal


Thank you for your interest in Volunteering at the East Bay Parks. Still have questions or need more information? Please feel free to contact us at volunteers@ebparks.org or by calling (510)544-2229.


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