Employment Opportunities

Work for Friends!

Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks (Friends) is a nonprofit organization that supports our local California State Parks. Friends employs a variety of park staff, including Visitor Service Aides who greet park visitors at entrance kiosks.


Staff Accountant

Deadline to Apply:  Tuesday, 4/30/24 by end of business day.

About the position: The Staff Accountant works closely with the Finance Director to assist Friends in achieving its goal of thriving local parks and beaches available to all by providing accurate and timely financial information, enabling management and the Board to measure the effectiveness of financial strategy, and ensuring that the organization is accomplishing its financial goals in support of the parks.

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Visitor Service Aide

Hourly Wage: $20.33

About the Position: This position is a visitor service/kiosk staff role for the non-profit organization that works in concert with California State Parks to maintain and enhance the state parks in the Santa Cruz District. Friends is looking for individuals who would enjoy working with State Parks Staff in the operations of the campgrounds and day-use areas at our beautiful State Parks.

View Job Description for Visitor Service Aide |  > Apply online or via PDF application