Volunteer Opportunities for Project Work
Antietam National Battlefield is looking for volunteers to assist with group projects throughout 2015. In order to accommodate those who would like to volunteer for a few hours or a day, specific dates have been selected along with work projects. Check out the dates and descriptions below and contact the individual project coordinator to sign up, as once the designated number of volunteers is reached, the project will close.
August 29, 2015: 30 volunteers are needed to assist with a variety of work projects in recognition of National Park Service Founder's Day. Working with park staff, volunteers may paint structures, clean headstones in the national cemetery, assist with landscape projects or vegetation control. To sign up please contact project coordinator, Jane Custer at 301-432-7893 or email her as the number will be limited to 30 individuals. Work from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm.
September 24, 25, 26, 2015: 15 volunteers are needed each day to assist with a variety of work projects in recognition of National Public Lands Day. Working with park staff, volunteers may be painting or whitewashing structures, cleaning headstones in the National Cemetery, assisting with landscaping and vegetation control or other projects. To sign up please contact project coordinator, K.C. Kirkman at 301-432-7893 or e-mail him as the number will be limited to 15 individuals per day. You may sign up for all three days or just one day out of the three. Work from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm each day. Please plan to bring a sack lunch to eat in the field.
Volunteer Opportunities for Individuals
The park occasionally has volunteer positions for individuals looking for something more long term. For those positions please contact Christie Stanczak, Volunteer Coordinator at 301-432-5124 or e-mail her.
You can fax it to 301-432-4115 or mail it to:
Antietam National Battlefield
P.O. Box 158, Sharpsburg, MD 21782.