California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Natural Resource Volunteer Program

Training Requirements

The following training is essential for the NRVP volunteer, and every attempt shall be made to complete the training within 60 days of the hire date.

  1. CDFW Employee Orientation
  2. Natural Resource Volunteer Academy
  3. Drivers Training and Observation
  4. Defensive Driver's Training
  5. Hunter Safety
  6. First Aid and CPR

In addition, volunteers are eligible to take training courses offered by CDFW, on a space-available basis.