How to Apply

For Individuals

Complete the application (link on right) and mail it to:

Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Division of State Parks - VIP Program
P.O. Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102

  1. The volunteer coordinator runs a background check on the applicant.
  2. The applications are sent to respective parks or historic sites for consideration and review.
  3. Park or historic site staff contacts applicants for an interview.
  4. The facility and volunteer agree on a schedule.
  5. The volunteer signs a work agreement that outlines their duties and responsibilities.

For Groups

Contact the volunteer coordinator at:

573-751-7733 or

to inquire about a project close to you and request a Group Volunteer Application.