Members and Volunteers


The Friends has more than 3,000 members from the Virgin Islands, all 50 states and ten foreign countries. We keep in touch with our members via newsletters, e-mails, annual membership renewal letters, special appeals, community events and our website. Our members are the lifesource of Friends providing financial support, volunteer hours, input and feedback. 

Annual membership dues start at $30 for individuals, $50 for families and $100 for businesses. Your dues are essential for helping the Friends further the protection of the natural resources and the preservation of the cultural resources of Virgin Islands National Park while promoting the responsible enjoyment of this unique national treasure. Friends of Virgin Islands National Park is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and contributions, including your membership dues, are tax deductible.

Membership dues have helped us:

  • Assist the park acquire critical in-holdings
  • Support numerous projects and programs within the park to further our mission
  • Support long term planning efforts in the park
  • Advocate on behalf of the park before Congress and the Territorial Government, within the National Park Service and among the general public
  • Help make us a model of natural resource protection and cultural preservation

As a member of the Friends you have the satisfaction of taking an active role in preserving and protecting this fabulous Park for future generations.

As additional benefits, you receive:

  • Friends Tidings, our thrice yearly newsletter keeping you abreast of the latest news and developments about Virgin Islands National Park and the Friends
  • Discounts and preferential booking for our popular Seminar Series
  • Special discounts and offers from our Affinity Partners 
  • In-store discounts at the Friends of the Park Store in Mongoose Junction
  • Invitations to Friends events and functions
To become a member online visit our Online Membership Page.


Friends Members and Volunteers


We are a grassroots organization that promotes volunteerism among residents as well as those who would like to help during their holiday on the island. Friends volunteers contribute thousands of hours to the Park each year. Our volunteers help staff the Friends of the Park Store in Mongoose Junction, offer tours at the Annaberg Plantation ruins, clean beaches, clear trails, assist Park scientists, record and label artifacts from the Cinnamon Bay and Trunk Bay dig sites, teach seminars, maintain our website, and assist in the office.

Interested in getting involved? Visit our volunteering page for more information!




Your support is essential to the protection and preservation of Virgin Islands National Park for this, and future generations.




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